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I have all symptoms of hypothyroidism, but blood tests are normal. plus a swollen thyroid left side. What can cause this? Hair is really falling out.

I have all symptoms of hypothyroidism, but blood tests are normal. plus a swollen thyroid left side. What can cause this? Hair is really falling out.

Other possibilities.: The Thyroid is not the only endocrine gland that affects metabolism, mood, menstrual cycles and hair follicle activity in women your age. It's quite possible that you are experiencing peri-menopause, or that you have Vitamin D deficiency. Has the enlargement of the thyroid gland been confirmed/examined with ultrasound? If not it should be. Your other hormones and a D level should be checked also. ...Read more

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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Since I am high myope, is hypothyroidism going to make my myopia worst? Wat are the risks of lasek or iol treatment wit being hypothyroid in future?

Since I am high myope, is hypothyroidism going to make my myopia worst? Wat are the risks of lasek or iol treatment wit being hypothyroid in future?

Don't worry about: Any of these things being affected. Instead, get your doctor to prescribe the proper amount of brand name T4 replacement to get your thyroid levels normal; then you don't have hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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I want to undergo a master body health check up can u suggest what type of tests I should do? I have high blood pressure, hypothyroidism.

I want to undergo a master body health check up can u suggest what type of tests I should do? I have high blood pressure, hypothyroidism.

Test with doctor: Unfortunately, there's not quite enough information to suggest which laboratory tests you should order. A 53 year old women (and men) should have a regular doctor, as there are several screening tests that have been shown to be effective. Therefore, i would recommend you ask your physician, then follow-up for an appropriate interpretation of the results. ...Read more

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The clients blood typing reveals Rh antigens what blood type would the client have Rh receptive, Rh negative , Rh resistant, Rh positive

The clients blood typing reveals Rh antigens what blood type would the client have Rh receptive, Rh negative , Rh resistant, Rh positive

Rh : Rh antigens are present in every blood. You would need to be more specific. Also, they blood type (a, b, ab, 0) is not connected/related to the rh + or rh - types; they are inherited independently. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could hypothyroidism cause high calcium in blood or its just hyperthyroid?

Not usually: Hypercalcemia (High calcium in the blood) is seen in just a few people with hyperthyroidism. It it not normally seen in people with with hypothyroidism. Are you confusing hyperthyroidism with hyperPARAthyroidism? The parathyroid glands are the main controllers of calcium levels, and are usually right next to the thyroid. Hyperparathyroidism is the most common cause of hypercalcemia. ...Read more

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How high a dose is 75 mcg of levothyroxine? How often should blood be checked for hypothyroidism?

Modest dose: That is a modest dose for an adult with hypothyroidism. Doses vary from patient to patient, and thus so does the need to check dose. A minimum would be once a year, but when initiating treatment, if weight changes significantly, if adding other medications, etc - all these things could alter your needed dose. Best to confer with your doctor/endocrinologist to find the perfect dose for you. ...Read more

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Could hypothyroidism cause high calcium in blood or its just hyperthyroid?

Could hypothyroidism cause high calcium in blood or its just hyperthyroid?

Extremely rare: Hypothyroidism does not cause high blood calcium levels by itself. Very rarely hypothyroidism can be associated with autoimmune adrenal disease and a small group of patients with auto immune adrenal disease can have hypercalcemia. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause high calcium in blood or its just hyperthyroid? Can any docs explain?

Can hypothyroidism cause high calcium in blood or its just hyperthyroid? Can any docs explain?

No: Hi. High blood calcium is not a manifestation of hypo- or hyperthyroidism. Don't confuse the thyroid gland with the parathyroid glands...no relation other than anatomical proximity. The parathyroids run the blood calcium show, and parathyroid tumor(s) is/are the leading cause of high blood calcium. If you have high blood calcium, see an endocrinologist. All the best to you! ...Read more

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Blood test results showing high creatine 1.28 and low egfr 55. Glucose is normal but 99. All were normal 6mo ago.No diabetes. Hypothyroid&Hashmotos.

Blood test results showing high creatine 1.28 and low egfr 55. Glucose is normal but 99. All were normal 6mo ago.No diabetes. Hypothyroid&Hashmotos.

Kidney disease: What you are describing is stage 3 Kidney disease, but the labs should be repeated along with urine protein level. If you have high blood pressure, it needs to be controlled. There is treatment to prevent or delay worsening, so talk to your doctor! ...Read more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


Dr. Sheila Smith
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Blood Type (Definition)

Refers to the proteins present or not present on the surface of red blood cells. The types are a, ...Read more