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Hyperthyroidism 5 Year Old
Hyperthyroidism: Make sure that your child is getting proper care under the guidance of a pediatric endocrinologist. ...Read more
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
I am 19 I have a 1 year old. I was recently diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. My TSH was 0.2. 2 weeks later my TSH is .09 and my tpo is 227.4. Help?
Get evaluated: You have autoimmune thyroid disease and need further testings. You need to check ft4 and ft3 and probably graves' antibodies as well to see the degree of hyperthyroidism and help determine the cause. A thyroid uptake and scan might be necessary. Please see your physician to get this evaluated and treated. ...Read more
16 year old hypochondriac, lack of sleep and severe chronic stress have increased appetite. Last thyroid test in march. Hyperthyroidism likely ?
I am a 21 year old male with hyperthyroidism (Graves disease) they want me to do radioactive iodine treatment. What if I don't take medicine after. ?
Graves: Radioactive treatment for Grave's may be appropriate and after that you will be prescribed an appropriate dose of thyroxine to take exactly as prescribed. Your thyroid levels will be monitored fora month or two but return to a once a year study to check all is OK. If you can, please keep me posted. ...Read more
A family member has hyperthyroid. His bloodwork said his thyroid level was 5.6. Does he need medicine? He is 60 years old and otherwise healthy.
Hypothyroid: The thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) of 5.6 is mildly elevated. He would benefit from a low dose of thyroid medication. People with hypothyroid may feel fatigued, notice dry skin, coarse hair and constipation. Over time, if untreated, the hypothyroid condition could worsen causing severe problems such as myxedema and dementia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers