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16y/o, 34.8° temp, just recovered from serious viral illness, is this a problem? No other symptoms except headache. Btw I have hyperthyroidism thanks!

16y/o, 34.8° temp, just recovered from serious viral illness, is this a problem? No other symptoms except headache. Btw I have hyperthyroidism thanks!

Can't tell: A one time temperature cannot determine a problem. Body temperatures are unique to patients and ranges help more than one time readings. If you are feeling better and seem to be getting back to your normal state of health, i wouldn't worry. If you have concerns speak to your physician and discuss. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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I have a severe sinus headache. Im taking atenolol for hyperthyroid?

I have a severe sinus headache.  Im taking atenolol for hyperthyroid?

Sinusitis: Pain in forehead or face are not always sinus headache. Additional symptoms include nasal congestion and purulent nasal discharge. See your primay care doctor for examination and treatment. Do not take oral decongestant due to hyperthyroidism. ...Read more

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I just started taking propanolol for hyperthyroidism. It started giving me headaches and i felt really alert all day and night. Why would this happen?

I just started taking propanolol for hyperthyroidism. It started giving me headaches and i felt really alert all day and night.  Why would this happen?

Vasodilation: Propranolol cases your blood vessels to dilate (vasodilation). When this occurs in your brain it can cause headaches. If having hyperthyroidism caused you to feel drowsy or fatigued, you may now be experiencing alertness because the medication is treating the condition. ...Read more

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I am pregnant 25 wks, controlled hyperthyroid, have headaches around my lt eye, sometimes eye pain, recently tenderness above my outer part of eye brow?!

I am pregnant 25 wks, controlled hyperthyroid, have headaches around my lt eye, sometimes eye pain, recently tenderness above my outer part of eye brow?!

Could be many things: There are many potential causes of your symptoms, so you should have an examination by your eye doctor to make the proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I've got an overactive thyroid but also been having headaches quite a lot 1 to 2 a day Since the birth of my little girl on the 7th of July why?

I've got an overactive thyroid but also been having headaches quite a lot 1 to 2 a day Since the birth of my little girl on the 7th of July why?

Need endocrinologist: Graves disease can occur during pregnancy. It can cause many symptoms. It can lead to thyroid storm. It is very important that you see in endocrinologist and get treatment for this. Your headaches may be a result of this condition. ...Read more

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Is hyperthyroidism hereditary?

Is hyperthyroidism hereditary?

Partly: Genetic factors increase susceptibility to grave's disease, but a specific gene has not been identified. ...Read more

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Can hyperthyroidism come and go?

Not usually: Medical therapy sometimes can not keep hyperthyroidism entirely controlled and can be peaks and valleys of overproduction of hormone.. Autoimmune thyroiditis, Inflammation of gland, can have hyperactive, normal, and hypothyroid phases ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hyperthyroid?

Yes depending: There are also some natural approaches that can be of benefit, but what exactly they are will depend on what exactly is wrong with your thyroid. ...Read more

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What is iatrogenic hyperthyroidism?

Drug induced: Iatrogenic means it was caused by the treatment, or by the doctor. So iatrogenic hyperthyroidism means the hyperthyroidism was caused by taking too much thyroid hormone. ...Read more

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How is hyperthyroidism best treated?

Thyroid overactive?: If you are hyperthyroid, and it is not a transient thyroiditis, the treatments come down to antithyroid drugs (eg. Methimazole, b-blockers), radioactive iodine, or surgery. Each has its advantages and disadvantages, and you should discuss with your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of hyperthyroidism?

What are symptoms of hyperthyroidism?

Wt loss: Pappitation ;diarrhea, weight lossand sweating are most common symtoms of hyperthyroidism. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have hyperthyroidism?

How to tell if I have hyperthyroidism?

Many symptoms.: Shaky, sweaty, jittery, nervous, fast heart beat, irregular/extra heart beats, weight loss, increased appetite, fatigue, multiple bowel movements daily but other conditions can cause similar symptom collection so see md, get lab tests. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Hyperthyroidism?

What are the tests for Hyperthyroidism?

Hyperthyroidism: Please see your doctor. He/she will take your medical history, examine you, and order thyroid labs. Results should be available by the next day. Hope all is OK! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Hyperthyroidism?

What are the symptoms of Hyperthyroidism?

Hyperthyroidism: Patients with hyperthyroidism can have mild to overt symptoms, which include anxiety, emotional lability, weakness, tremor, palpitations, heat intolerance, increased perspiration, and weight loss despite a normal or increased appetite. Other symptoms that may be present include hyperdefecation, urinary frequency, oligomenorrhea/amenorrhea in women, and gynecomastia and erectile dysfunction in men. ...Read more

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What are common signs of hyperthyroidism?

What are common signs of hyperthyroidism?

Goiter: Swelling of the thyroid gland shows enlarged swollen neck (diffuse or nodular) with weight loss despite increased appetite, and heat intolerance. Common causes are iodine deficiency & selenium deficiency & also autoimmune thyroid diseases. Of interest, as i read a while back, president george bush & his wife barbara bush , both had goiter. ...Read more

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How could i know if I have hyperthyroidism?

Wt loss: Wt loss- unuintended, palpitation, anxiety, high bp, increased apetite/metabolism, insomnia, tremor, arterial fibrillation, protruding eye ball etc may have swelling of thyroid, nodule in thyroid, throat pain- like sore throat without infection, may have family hx. See pmd it is easy to dx. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked ...Read more