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Endocrinologists Inflammation Of The Thyroid
What does it take for an endocrinologist to decide if armour
is suitable for subclinical hypo-
thyroidism? If test results are all
in "normal" range.
Subclinical hypo..: Subclinical hypothyroidism occurs when peripheral thyroid hormone levels are within normal reference laboratory range but serum thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels are mildly elevated. If all test results are normal then it does not sound like subclinical hypothyroidism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with Subacute Thyroiditis, having a very hard time finding an endocrinologist that is available to take in new patients (insured)?
Am surprised but: the best way would be to ask your PCP to contact the endocrinologist's office to get you an appointment. If you still can't find out, try an internist who may be able to help you. ...Read more
Hi doctors, , why hasimoto' s thyroiditis is painless, even there's a chronic inflammation, ? Thanks
Will any endocrinologist be skilled
enough to resolve a thyroid isssue
or do you need to see one that
specializes in that?
GP: Start with your gp. If more specialized help is needed, your gp will make the referral for you. ...Read more
I have two 3x4x3mm and one 2x4x2mm complicated hypoechoic nodules in my thyroid. Should i get them checked by an endocrinologist?
Probably not: You are talking about mm, not cm right? If mm, they are still very small. I would get another ultrasound in 1 year and see a specialist if they are changing or growing. In the meantime ask your pcp to make sure the thyroid is functioning normally. ...Read more
Can a person have post partum thyroiditis if they do not have a thyroid? How long after a levo increase does it take for a person to feel better?
Hashimotos. Rxd Armour by Primary. Endocrinologist advised I should not be on thyroid med at this time. Feel crazy. Anything I can do to calm symptoms?
You might: not therapy if your thyroid tests are normal. Listen to your endocrinologist ...Read more
Thyroid: Internist can manage thyroid disease.Get a more detailed answer ›
Help please! is an internal medicine doctor or an endocrinologist the best for treating thyroids?
Autoimmune pancreatitis caused by autoimmune thyroiditis. Will taking out thyroid fix the pancreatitis?
NO: Autoimmune thyroid is caused by the immune system attacking the thyroid. Autoimmune pancreatitis is caused by the immune system attacking the pancreas. consequently, if you remove the thyroid the immune system is still present and still causing autoimmunity to the pancreas. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My endocrinologist diagume with a. Eiplasm if uncertain behavior thyroid gland. My biopsy isn't for 2 more weeks. What does this typically mean?
Thyroid: I cannot understand your question. Please resubmit. ...Read more
Had my baby&could see in the mirror that my thyroid looked big. I told dr but it went down soon after. Ultrasound showed 8mm nodule. Thyroiditis?
Throiditis: Is inflammation of the thyroid gland and yes with a swollen neck and a nodule you do have an inflammatory condition. Acupuncture and chinese medicine can be very helpful (in conjunction with your traditional care) so i would encourage you to find a practitioner in your area to help resolve the underlying condition that lead to this situation. ...Read more
Thyroid swelled 3 times in past month, but went away each time. Trouble swallowing each time. No other symptoms of thyroiditis. What could this be?
Thyroiditis: Thyroiditis is still the most likely cause. See an endocrinologist. ...Read more
Neck u/s done 4 globus sensation showed borderline enlarged thyroid, suggests underlying thyroiditis. Is it cause of globus? Is serious? Labs normal
Test results: An important part of tests (ultra-sound, etc) is understandable feedback and recommendations - incl "Don't worry". Ask about anything you'd worry about otherwise. Normal labs are good and suggest it's not serious but thyroiditis might call for check-ups from time to time. Ask. Best! ...Read more
Mechanism: The thyroid has 2 months of thyroid hormones stored inside it. When it gets inflamed (thyroidtis), it can't hold on to the thyroid hormones and the hormones leak out into the blood stream. That's why you have high level at the beginning. Once all the hormone is leaked out, there is no hormones left and the body has to make the hormone again which is why you become low. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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