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Doctor insights on: Gadolinium Contrast Side Effects To Thyroid

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Does gadolinium effect the thyroid?

Does gadolinium effect the thyroid?

not thyroid: Gadolinium, which is used as a contrast agent for mri, does not affect the thyroid. Contrast agents for x-rays and ct scans contain iodine, and they can affect the thyroid, although they usually do not, since there is already a lot of iodine in our diets. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects to thyroid medication?

Are there any side effects to thyroid medication?

Yes, but: Remember that thyroid medication is synthetically produced thyroid hormone just like a healthy thyroid gland would make - nothing artificial! side effects are usually related to dose. Taking too much will mimic an overactive thyroid. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of thyroid replacement ?

What are the side effects of thyroid replacement ?

None if dose right: If your dose is appropriate, there should be no side effects, unless you have an allergy to one of the inactive ingredients ( like the dyes). If your dose is too high, you can get palpitations, tremors, weight loss and other signs of thyroid hormone excess. ...Read more

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My bf is born without a thyroid side effects n does it course sexual problem s?

My bf is born without a thyroid side effects n does it course sexual problem s?

No: Thyroid controls metabolism but not sexual development or maturation. Pituitary controls both thyroid & testes but if he's only missing thyroid, then testes should be ok. However, if testosterone is low, need to figure out why. Low t might be due to testicular issue (coincident w/thyroid) or be due to pituitary problem (see above) or perhaps liver (via excess iron - hemochromatosis), etc. Go c doc. ...Read more

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I heard some people say that soy products have side effects, especially on thyroid , is it true?Thanks

I heard some people say that soy products have side effects, especially on thyroid , is it true?Thanks

Most likely no: Soy does not affect the function of the thyroid gland based on current knowledge and research studies. However, it can affect the absorption of thyroid hormone, so it is not recommended to take soy products when taking thyroid hormone replacement. For more information, may refer to the american thyroid association website. ...Read more

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Hello, my thyroid medicines had expired 2months ago nd I kept on taking them till now, my question is that will it cause any dangerous side effects?

Hello, my thyroid medicines had expired 2months ago nd I kept on taking them till now, my question is that will it cause any dangerous side effects?

Must check thyroid: You should check thyroid level in body. If it goes too low it can have many symptoms,like fatigue , tiredness, elevated cholesterol, myxedema in severe cases ...Read more

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What are the side effects of thyroid medications for hypothyroidism?

What are the side effects of thyroid medications for hypothyroidism?

Medications: First of all you are taking a lot of medicines. Do you really need all of them. Please check with your doctor. Hypothyroidism can only be controlled if enough thyroid medicine is prescribed. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more