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Hashimotos Thyroiditis High Platelet Count
Platelet count 452, 000. Also have tsh of 0.12 with hoshimoto's. Are these numbers bad?? Platelets have never been high and tsh used to be high
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
What can b d cause of solitary nodule with very high vascularity at initial stage of hashimoto thyroiditis?
Have adrenal insufficiency, autoimmune thyroiditis and low t. Holistic doc has me on 25mg dhea. Now testosterone is high. Any thoughts or concerns?
It appears likely that the symptoms mentioned are very interconnected and the treatment (meds) are commonly used safely in combination. Optimal results will require a delicate hormonal balance that may that time to find - and then maintain. There is a informative site from a dr in nyc that might explain some issues.
http://raphaelkellmanmd. Com/hypothyroidism-low-thyroid-and-associated-conditions/. ...Read more
C3 196 which is high. C4 is 33.7. Ana +1:320. Any autoimmune can cause C3 to be high? Rheumy is testing for hashimoto's thyroiditis. Could this be?
Can Hashimoto's Thyroiditis lead to Thyroid cancer and is it a high risk for people with Hypothyroidism?
Yes: Let your physician know at once if you develop a lump ...Read more
I have hashimoto's thyroiditis. If thyroid hormone levels are normal, but antibodies are still high, is it safe to become pregnant?
28y/o female w/pmh hashimoto's thyroiditis. Cbc wnl except elevated segmented neutrophils 73.3 (42.0-71.0) and low lymphocytes 17.8 (24.0-44.) prob?
Probably Not: The number of each kind of WBC you have is in constant flux and changes depending on many different things. There is likely nothing pathological about your numbers and will likely be normal upon recheck. ...Read more
Does going gluten free help with Hashimoto's thyroiditis? Or can you recommend anything that will help? Medication isn't helping with symptoms at all.
Hi just wondering. I don't drink alcohol a lot. When I do I feel sick is this common with hashimotos thyroiditis....
Unrelated: That feeling is unrelated to the hashimoto's. ...Read more
Hashimotos is usually a condition where your immune system attacks your thyroid, making it underactive.
Try this mayo clinic review:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/hashimotos-disease/ds00567. ...Read more
Variable: Hashimoto's thyroiditis develops when the immune system misclassifies one or more thyroid proteins as foreign (not belonging to that person) and begins making antibodies that target the protein (s). This can cause the thyroid to become enlarged (form a goiter), develop regional growths, or nodules, or make too little thyroid hormone. Once in a while, it can result in too much thyroid hormone. ...Read more
Absolutely: With appropriate treatment there is no reason full recovery would not happen within a short period of time. ...Read more
THYROIDITIS: N this condition, typically there is aggressive destruction of thyroid cells by various cell- and antibody-mediated immune processes (in contrast to the stimulatory effect seen in Graves' disease). It is not yet understood why this occurs. TSH levels; this is a sensitive test of thyroid function. Thyroid autoantibodies - anti-thyroid peroxidase (anti-TPO). http://patient. Info/doctor/hashimotos-thyroiditis ...Read more
Quite: There are families with multiple hyper and hypothyroid relatives, and index cases where the patient is the first (known) person in the family. ...Read more
All of them.: While the inflammation (the -itis part of thyroiditis) affects only the thyroid, if this causes the thyroid levels to drop, every tissue in the body can be affected - simplistically this can cause a slow down of the heart, the GI tract, the liver, the muscles, and the brain. Because the cells are slower to convert food energy to heat or work energy there is less energy to get things done. ...Read more
Autoimmune: If you have hashimoto's (and not just hypothyroidism), then it is caused by an antibody in your body attacking your thyroid gland. Overtime, the thyroid will be damaged and you get hypothyroidism. You can measure this antibody in your blood stream to make the diagnosis. As the thyroid is slowing down, you will need thyroid medication replacement. ...Read more
Lab work + symptoms:
Diagnosis is made by detecting elevated levels of antithyroid peroxidase antibodies in the blood.Thyroid stimulating hormone, free t3&t4, anti thyroglobulin & antimicrosomal antibodies should be checked too.
Although, eventually symptoms of hypothyroidism ensue, initially can present with hyperthyroidism/thyrotoxicosis symptoms-mood disorders, cold/heat intolerance, hair loss just to list a few. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis as a child. I've never responded to meds so I don't take them. Is there a diet that helps with this?
No: this is hard to answer. Are your thyroid tests are normal or not. I'm uncertain why you have not responded and you may discuss with your Physician about seeing an endocrinologist who is a specialist in thyroid disease. I wish there was a diet I could recommend but there is not one for this situation ...Read more
Never too soon: It can be diagnosed as soon as it becomes clinically apparent. Talk w/ your doctor. ...Read more
FIBROMYALGIA: The SX may overlap. HASHIMOTOS WILL HAVE + THYROID ABS. PT WITH US & TENS improves blood flow to tender muscles. If it flares symptoms you may have fibromyalgia or a herniated disc stay the T2-T6 levels. You need a full exam labs. X-ray of thoracic spine and potential MRI If symptoms persist or worsen. Also stop ultrasound therapy. Start a gluten free diet WholeApproach. Com and gutbliss. Com ...Read more