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Can my bulging eyes due to hyperthyroidism recovered fully?Can it shrink completely?I am still 19y/o.What shld i do?

Can my bulging eyes due to hyperthyroidism recovered fully?Can it shrink completely?I am still 19y/o.What shld i do?

Graves eye disease: The eye disease of graves disease runs a different course from the thyroid disease. Some of the "bulging" may be from lid retraction, which is less serious, or it could be more serious eye disease, which could require surgery or steroid treatment. You need to see an endocrinologist first for a complete evaluation and get treatment of the thyroid, and then possible referral to another doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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27 female. Can you have graves without bulging eyes? Also, can you have hyperthyroidism/graves/thyroiditis without nodules? Thank you

27 female. Can you have graves without bulging eyes? Also, can you have hyperthyroidism/graves/thyroiditis  without nodules? Thank you

Yes: Opthalmopathy (bulging eyes) occurs in about 50% of patients with Grave's Disease. You can have hyperthyroidism without nodules. If you suspect that you have hyperthyroidism, please see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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Uptake scan shows overactive thyroid but tests are normal. Bulging eyes, fatigue, goiter, insomnia, dry skin. Tsh, t4, t3 (liothyronine) normal, whats causing symps?

Uptake scan shows overactive thyroid but tests are normal. Bulging eyes, fatigue, goiter, insomnia, dry skin. Tsh, t4, t3 (liothyronine) normal, whats causing symps?

Look for other cause: Hello Javae. Your symptoms are unlike due to hyperthyroidism since your labs are normal . Bulging eyes could be related to euthyroid Graves's disease . Thyroid Antibody level test could confirm that . You need further evaluation to determine cause of your symptoms ...Read more

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I am having hyperthyroidism for about 8 years and under control. But lately my eyes are buldging seriously. I have consume herbalife shake for 6 month?

Graves disease!: Sounds like graves disease or thyroid ophthalmopathy. A condition where the muscle and fat behind the eye enlarge and push the eyes forward< "bulge" (exophthalmos). See your eye md. ...Read more

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Is the pred forte eye drops helps to cure bulging eyes??.. The hyperthyroidsm is in control.. What is the best treatment for bulging eyes?? Thanks.

Is the pred forte eye drops helps to cure bulging eyes??..

The hyperthyroidsm is in control..

What is the best treatment for bulging eyes??

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See eye doctor: Hi. Graves' eye disease comes in a wide range of severity from mild to vision-threatening. Please see an ophthalmologist experienced in treatment of Graves' ophthalmopathy. Treatments can include eye moisturizing, prednisone (systemic, not eye drops), surgeries, and radiation. You should see an experienced ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How to back my bulging eye to normal? ihave hyperthyroidsm since 2008 but it is now in control. my concern now is my bulging eye.Thanks 4 da guidance

How to back my bulging eye to normal? ihave hyperthyroidsm since 2008 but it is now in control. my concern now is my bulging eye.Thanks 4 da guidance

Graves ophthalmopath: It sounds like you have Graves disease. Unfortunately, treating the hyperthyroidism dose not significantly affect the course of the eye disorder. The eyes bulge because of inflammation of muscle and tissue behind the eye related to an autoimmune response. If severe enough, it can be treated with steroids, radiation, and/or surgery. ...Read more

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Will the eye bulging ever go away? What is the best natural remedy for eye bulging/hperthyroid?

Will the eye bulging ever go away?
What is the best natural remedy for eye bulging/hperthyroid?

Depends: If you have had the problem since childhood then the appearance is probably due to a shallow orbit. If it is of recent onset then thyroid disease is the most common etiology and there is a surgical procedure ( orbital decompression ) that may help the problem. ...Read more

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Can starting thyroid medication for hyperthyroid cause your eyes to feel funny?

Can starting thyroid medication for hyperthyroid cause your eyes to feel funny?

Possible: While it is possible that you are having an allergic reaction, it is more likely that you have the eye problem that is associated with hyperthyroidism. If it gets worse or if not better soon see the doctor who prescribed the medication. If not resolved, get a second opinion. ...Read more

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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