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Doctor insights on: Hyperthyroidism Related To Increased To Sudoriferous Gland Activity

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Describe the normal action of the gland in hyperthyroidism?

Describe the normal action of the gland in hyperthyroidism?

Multiple organs...: The thyroid hormones secreted by the gland affects almost every system, including basal metabolism, skin, heart, brain, bowel. The thyroid gland is controlled by a part of the pituitary/hypothalamus gland in the brain in a feedback mechanism (as with all glands). Increased thyroid hormone can be associated with 'poppy' eyes, racy pulse, moist skin, perspiring, diarrhea. See prior answer. ...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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What does hyperthyroidism mean if someone has had the thyroid gland removed?

What does hyperthyroidism mean if someone has had the thyroid gland removed?

Thyroid: If indeed all of your thyroid gland has been removed you will need to take thyroxine daily. Your thyroid level will need to be measured regularly - every 3-6 months - to make sure that the dose you are taking is OK, too much, or too little. ...Read more

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What exactly does hyperthyroidism mean if someone has had their thyroid gland removed?

What exactly does hyperthyroidism mean if someone has had their thyroid gland removed?

See below: Once yourthyroid gland is completely removed you would not have any thyroid hormones left to cause hyperthyroidism(excess of thyroid hormone) unless you are taking too much of thyroid hormone by mouth.Ask your endocrinologist who is treating you already. ...Read more

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Hello sir ... I am suffering from hyperthyroidism from last 2 years .. I am using pills to control thyroid gland......Still there is no result .. ?

Hello sir ... I am suffering from hyperthyroidism from last 2 years .. I am using pills to control thyroid gland......Still there is no result .. ?

Other ways: There are other ways to solve this problem. Radioactive iodine can be used to control your thyroid gland as well. It essentially kills off thyroid tissue. It may be necessary for you to take a thyroid supplement over time. Another option is surgery to remove the gland completely. Again, with surgery, you will need to take a life-long thyroid hormone pill. ...Read more

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What causes the enlargement of a thyroid gland with a goiter or hyperthyroidism?

What causes the enlargement of a thyroid gland with a goiter or hyperthyroidism?

Depends: Hi. Goiter (abnormal size/shape of thyroid) can occur with hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and euthyroidism. Broadly, goiter results from autoimmunity, benign tumors, or cancers. If you see an endocrinologist, this will be sorted out. You have Dr. Michael McDermott right there at CU School of Med, a great doc. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hyperthyroidism. 1.3 CM increase in thyroid gland. No effective oral medications. Is operation is the only way left.?

Hyperthyroidism. 1.3 CM increase  in thyroid gland.  No effective oral medications. Is operation is the only way left.?

Need more details: We need more information regarding the cause for your hyperthyroidism. The most common cause in the US is Graves disease. This can be treated with antithyroid drugs or radioactive iodine (RAI). In Pakistan you may have more toxic nodular goiter. This can be temporarily treated with pills, but will eventually require RAI or surgery, depending on the size of your thyroid. 1.3 cm is not very big ...Read more

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When pituitary gland is responsible for thyroid .Then effect on TSH goes to high or low side of normal range means hypo or hyperthyroid condition?

When pituitary gland is responsible for thyroid .Then effect on TSH goes to high or low side of normal range means hypo or hyperthyroid condition?

If your: Pituitary is responsible for hypothyroidism, by definition your TSH will be low. That's what causes the thyroid deficiency. If it is normal, and your free T4 is normal, you do not have hypothyroidism or are on replacement, possibly unnecessarily. Check w/your doctor or see an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Can dental problems be the cause of thyroid gland disorders - either hypo or hyperthyroidism? Is a symptom a click in the throat when you swallow?

Can dental problems be the cause of thyroid gland disorders - either hypo or hyperthyroidism? Is a symptom a click in the throat when you swallow?

No: Usually dental problems don't cause thyroid issues. In some cases, the thyroid gland can get large enough to have some mass effect on the esophagus but not a click per se. See a doctor soon for further evaluation. ...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