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Does thyroiditis have anything to do with loss of vocal range?

Does thyroiditis have anything to do with loss of vocal range?

It can: Anything that causes the thyroid to grow rapidly can put too much pressure on the nerves that control the vocal cords, and make the voice sound hoarse, or weak. Inflammation from the thyroiditis can cause the thyroid to swell, and put pressure on these nerves, and cause hoarseness. However, there are several other, more common causes of hoarseness to consider as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Inflammation Of The Thyroid (Definition)

Several common forms of thyroiditis. Subacute thyroidits is from a virus. Your thyroid is tender, transient hyperthyroidism, but then resolution. Hashimotos thyroiditis is usually without pain, eventually causes hypothyroidism, but can coexist with graves hyperthyroidism. Two other forms are post partum thyroiditis and "painless" thyroiditis; transient hyper followed by ...Read more


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Does thyroiditis have anything to do with loss of vocal range and singing ability?

Does thyroiditis have anything to do with loss of vocal range and singing ability?

If hypothyroid: If the form of thyroiditis you have causes your thyroid to be under active, that could cause changes in your voice that would be expected to resolve when your levels return to normal on thyroid hormone replacement. ...Read more

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Hashimotos and thyroiditis and hair loss problems. Are they related?

Hashimotos and thyroiditis and hair loss problems.  Are they related?

Related : Untreated hypothyroidism, which can be caused by hashimoto's thyroiditis, can cause hair loss. This should improve once the thyroid hormone levels have been back to normal, but it won't be immediate because hair growth is a slow process. ...Read more

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Have hashimotos thyroiditis. Unintentional weight loss of 20 lbs over 3 months, and headaches so bad i vomit. Family hist of addisons any correlation?

Have hashimotos thyroiditis. Unintentional weight loss of 20 lbs over 3 months, and headaches so bad i vomit. Family hist of addisons any correlation?

Yes: Both hashimoto's thyroiditis and addisons disease are autoimmune disorders that can occur together. If you have unexplained weight loss, vomiting, low blood pressure with standing you definitely need to be checked for addison's with a Cortrosyn stimulation test and acth level. ...Read more

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During thyroid biopsy of 2 nodules pathologist said this looks like thyroiditis. My labs are within normal range. What could this mean?

During thyroid biopsy of 2 nodules pathologist said this looks like thyroiditis.  My labs are within normal range.  What could this mean?

Inflammation: Inflammation of the thyroid can manifest in multiple ways, including goiter, hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism and also with normal thyroid function. If you have throid inflmmation you need to have regular follow-up as it is likely to end up with low thyroid function and you are likely to need thyroid medication down the road. ...Read more

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Fine needle biopsy confirmed chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis but all blood work in normal ranges. Will i still possibly have symptoms?

Fine needle biopsy confirmed chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis but all blood work in normal ranges. Will i still possibly have symptoms?

Possibly: But they should not be significant. Hypothyroidism, if it develops, can cause further symptoms, but they are easily relieved by the appropriate amount of brand name T4 replacement. Talk w/your doctor. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with subacute thyroiditis. I have gone through the hyperthyroidism stage and now think I am in the normal stage but wondered how long before I see a change into the hypothyroidism stage. My T3 and T4 are in "normal" range but my TSH is ve

I was diagnosed  with subacute thyroiditis. I have gone through the hyperthyroidism stage and now think I am in the normal stage but wondered how long before I see a change into the hypothyroidism stage. My T3 and T4 are in "normal" range but my TSH is ve

DeQuervain's?: This is a self-limited, common disease that generally self-cures and requires little or no treatment. I'm sorry you had to endure the unpleasantness of hyperthyroidism briefly; if your physician is agreeable, the best thing to do right now is let the thyroid regenerate itself under the gentle control of the extra tsh. ...Read more

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Does hashimoto thyroiditis have anything to do with discoid lupus or sle?

Does hashimoto thyroiditis have anything to do with discoid lupus or sle?

In a way: Lupus and Hashimoto's thyroiditis are both autoimmune diseases. Often the presence of one autoimmune disease makes a second one more likely to occur. These two conditions are treated separately. ...Read more

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