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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

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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Does medication for low TSH hyperthyroidism cause you to gain weight?

Does medication for low TSH hyperthyroidism cause you to gain weight?

Thyroid and weight: As the medication (eg. Methimazole) normalizes your thyroid levels, your metabolic rate will return to normal. Your appetite, however, may still be in hyper-mode. Weight gain is common, but if you take care with what you eat you can minimize this. ...Read more

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Missed 3 periods,negatives pregnancy test.Hyperthyroidism not currently on medications. Can hyperthyroidism cause a false negative, or stop ovulation?

Missed 3 periods,negatives pregnancy test.Hyperthyroidism not currently on medications. Can hyperthyroidism cause a false negative, or stop ovulation?

See below: Hyperthyroidism is a known cause of secondary ammenorrhea. Lack of ovulation and menstruation is far more likely than a false negative pregnancy test. Please seek treatment for your thyroid disorder as it can do more harm than just missed periods. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyperthyroidism/basics/definition/con-20020986 ...Read more

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Hr is always at 104-118 even when resting what could be the cause? Hbp; palpitations;hyperthyroidism; ekg normal medications: inderal (propranolol) 10mg twice a day

Hyperthyroidism: Your overactive thyroid is the cause. When that has been adequately controlled, your hr will normalize. The Inderal (propranolol) you're taking is the right drug but the dose is very small and clearly too small if your hr is still >100. Stay with your treating doc! ...Read more

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Does hyperthyroidism go away in time with medication?

Yes: Most pts with hyperthyroidism will have normal thyroid level after appropriately treated with antithyroid medication. ...Read more

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What to do if I have hyperthyroidism medication questions?

What to do if I have hyperthyroidism medication questions?

Ask them here!: You can ask them here. You should also ask your doctor(s) about any concerns you have. To get some background information about Endocrine conditions, some good places to start are hormone.org or empoweryourhealth.org . These sources can help you know what questions to ask. General medical information sources include uptodate.com and medlineplus.com ...Read more

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Can you tell me for hyperthyroidism what medication is best?

Can you tell me for hyperthyroidism what medication is best?

Two antithyroid drug: are currently available in the United States: Propylthiouracil (PTU (propylthiouracil)) and Methimazole (MMI, Tapazole). Carbimazole is available in Europe and parts of Asia, but not in the United States. PTU (propylthiouracil) used to be the drug of choice during pregnancy because it has a lower risk of causing birth defects - now it is only recommended during 1st trimester ...Read more

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What are acceptable OTC pain medications for people with hyperthyroidism?

What are acceptable OTC pain medications for people with hyperthyroidism?

Tylenol, (acetaminophen)Advil,: Aspirin should all be ok,in moderation.Be sure your Thyroid is being treated properly.You may want to consult an Endocrinologist. ...Read more

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My hairs are falling due to hyperthyroid, wil they regrow ? If not naturally than can with medication?

Treat the thyroid: Hyperthyhroidism, overactive thyroid gland, can cause hair loss. The most important issue is getting appropriate therapy. There is a good chance that once your thyroid condition is stabilize your hair growth will return to normal. There are medications that may help, finasteride, minoxidil. You must discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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After going on hyperthyroid medication how quickly does it usually regulate the thyroid to normal lvls?

That depends: Everyone reacts a little different to meds, and some may improve n weeks, while others may take months. It is important you follow-up with your Endocrinologist to assure your treatment is working and your condition is improving. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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