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Eyes Bug Out In Hyperthyroidism
Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more
I have hyperthyroidism and my eyes are getting enlarge. What should i do? What medication should i do?
Hyperthyroid eye disease issues for 3yrs now. Why wont my eyes recede back to normal? Is it bc I smoke?
Can my bulging eyes due to hyperthyroidism recovered fully?Can it shrink completely?I am still 19y/o.What shld i do?
Graves eye disease: The eye disease of graves disease runs a different course from the thyroid disease. Some of the "bulging" may be from lid retraction, which is less serious, or it could be more serious eye disease, which could require surgery or steroid treatment. You need to see an endocrinologist first for a complete evaluation and get treatment of the thyroid, and then possible referral to another doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a chance 4 my eyes(3yrs protrudin) to recede since I recently stop smokin after being diagnosed w/ hyperthyroid 4yrs ago or chances are slim?
Exophthalmos: The word used to describe the protruding of the eyes that occurs with hyperthyroidism is "exophthalmos." resolution may take one to two years once the disorder is controlled. Lubricating drops may be necessary. Close follow-up of both the thyroid status and exophthalmos is mandatory. If you have no visual problems, watchful waiting is recommended. Surgery may be a consideration otherwise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having hyperthyroidism for about 8 years and under control. But lately my eyes are buldging seriously. I have consume herbalife shake for 6 month?
Ihave hyperthyroid for 4yrs now and protruding eyes for 3yrs. Im taking ptu (propylthiouracil) right now but eyes have not receded. Is there anything I can do for my eye?
First recheck TSH: Protruding eyes due to hyperthyroidism is mostly due to certain blood cells building up in the eye socket tissues. This is a response to thyroid stimulating hormone produced by the pituitary gland (not the thyroid gland). It can cause increasing pressure on the eyeball and the optic nerve and loss of vision. If this does occur, the eye socket can be decompressed surgically or treated by radiation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. I'm afraid i might get thyroid eye disease. Is there any way i could prevent my eyes from popping out?
Yes: Although thyroid-related eye disease runs a separate course from the thyroid disease itself, you can reduce your risk by not smoking and getting your thyroid disease under control. I also suggest consulting with an ophthalmologist who help monitor and treat this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer