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En Engles por favor?: If you can have a friend ask in English, you will get many answers to your problem. You can also provide more information to get even better recommendations. Gracias! ...Read more
It depends.: For different situations, the best treatment may be surgery to remove the thyroid, radioactive iodine to kill the thyroid, or medications to slow the thyroid down. Radioactive iodine is the most-used treatment in the us, while surgery is seldom used for graves' disease. Talk with your doctor to find out which treatment might be the best one for you. ...Read more
Overactive thyroid: Graves' disease is a form of hyperthyroidism and occurs when your body produces antibodies that stimulate your thyroid gland, which controls your body's metabolism. This results in various symptoms like nervousness, tremor, insomnia, heat intolerance, and palpitations. Treatment consists of medications or surgery. Speak with your doctor about options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild increased risk: Graves' disease is an autoimmune condition, in which the immune system makes antibodies that target one's own proteins. Having one autoimmune condition does increase the risk of developing another, including type 1 diabetes, or addison's disease (hypoadrenalism) by about 10-20% compared to someone with no known autoimmune disorders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I know most people should have no tsi antibodies. But, if you have tsi yet are in "normal range" does this mean you def. Will get grave's eventually?
Possibly: Tsi or thyroid stimulating immunoglobulin is associated with autoimmune thyroid disease, and can stimulate the thyroid to overproduce thyroid hormone. However, whether your thyroid levels become high depends on how sensitive your thyroid is to the antibody. In addition, sometimes there can be competing autoimmune thyroid disease causing destruction of thyroid tissue (hashimoto's). ...Read more
I got myself bedridden 1yr with no diagnosis. Justgradually lost energy. Now I'm afraid I've dug my grave by allowing myself to be bedridden.Panicking?
Bedridden @ 29 male: Need more Hx. and labs. Could be a number of things that will kill you. Addison''s, hyper or hypo thyroidism, cancer, low blood K, depression, ALS, MS. Need to see your team and get tested to see what is going on before you panic as most of these can be taken care of. Happy to do second opinion. ...Read more
Autoimmune: Hyperthyroidism is most common feature of Graves' disease, affecting nearly all patients, and caused by autoantibodies to thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH, thyrotropin) receptor (TSHR-Ab) that activate receptor, stimulating thyroid hormone synthesis and secretion as well as thyroid gland enlargement (causing a diffuse goiter). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not translated.: I am sorry but your question was not translated into English. ...Read more
Tengo diabetes tipo 2 y hace una semana estoy viendo doble por mi ojo izquierdo, ¿Es esto síntoma de algo grave?
Visita tu dentista.: La causa mas común de el mal aliento es la cavidad oral o boca. Caries, gingivitis, periodontitis (enfermedad de las encías), son algunas de las causas mas comunes. Saca una cita con un dentista para que te haga un examen completo. Otras causas de halitosis pueden ser sinusitis, problemas con la garganta y o el estomago. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not at all perfect: Thyroid stimulating immunoglobulin (tsi) is theoretically the cause of graves disease, which is an autoimmune disease. These antibodies stimulate the thyroid to make excess hormone. However, the test is not perfect. Many people with graves have a negative test for tsi. Some assays are not reliable. Tsi can be measured when the diagnosis is uncertain, but a negative test does not rule out graves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer