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Is it true that hypothyroid is caused from Epstein Barr virus ? I had infections as kid (UTIs, ear inf., etc), now dx with hypothyroid. Related?

Is it true that hypothyroid is caused from Epstein Barr virus ? I had infections as kid (UTIs, ear inf., etc), now dx with hypothyroid. Related?

No: Most humans are eventually infected by the EB virus, often in childhood. If it doesn't catch up with them until adolescence it is more symptomatic. Many organs are influenced/ impaired by the condition but the thyroid gland is rarely involved. If it triggered hypothyroid, everybody would be. ...Read more

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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I have pinkie size bumps behind & in front of both ears also feels like something stuck in throat is this part of hypothyroid?

I have pinkie size bumps behind & in front of both ears also feels like something stuck in throat is this part of hypothyroid?

See your doctor: The "bumps" in front of and behind your ears are likely unrelated to hypothyroidism. They may be lymph nodes. The sensation of something stuck in your throat is not normal. Please see your physician for an examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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What can I eat if im anemic have cholesterol, hypothyroidism infection in the ear anxiety & depression?

What can I eat if im anemic have cholesterol, hypothyroidism infection in the ear anxiety & depression?

Food: There are no specific foods for hypothyroidism,ear infection, anxiety and depression. High cholesterol ? You Can avoid red meat, fatty foods, cheese ,egg yolk. Anemia? Depends upon what kind of anemia you have. If it is an anemia due to iron deficiency, you can eat more Food rich in iron like grapes, dried fruits, spinach and many more. Best thing is talk to a dietitian. ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism, also have strange pressure and sound in my ears when i put my hands on them.And my teeth vibrate, its like pressure in my mouth?

I have hypothyroidism, also have strange pressure and sound in my ears when i put my hands on them.And my teeth vibrate, its like pressure in my mouth?

TMJ ?: The sound in your ears could be the disc in your jaw being displaced from an improper jaw relationship. The teeth may be vibrating from muscle spasms caused from muscles trying to splint the displaced joint creating your feeling of pressure in your mouth. Many pts that i treat are both young and can have hypothyroid issues. I would suggest a consult with a dentist trained in treating tmj. ...Read more

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I have ridges or bumpy fingernails on my right hand. I've been diagnosed with hypothyroidism, Interstitial cystitis, fibro, tachycardia, anxiety. I have bumps that stay on my arms (rash) and thighs. They will also pop up behind my ears and down my nec

I have ridges or bumpy fingernails on my right hand. I've been diagnosed with hypothyroidism,  Interstitial cystitis,  fibro,  tachycardia,  anxiety. I have bumps that stay on my arms (rash) and thighs. They will also pop up behind my ears and down my nec

CONSULT DERMATOLOGIS: With your History of Multible Medical Conditions,and you have to on few medications and the rash you described It is very difficult to say what is causing the bumps on your arms and thighs I will suggest you consult a Dematologist to find what these bumps are due to ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism w/o many of the symptoms.dehydration and tinnitus. Can drinking pedialite help with the dehydration? How much if so?

I have hypothyroidism w/o many of the symptoms.dehydration and tinnitus. Can drinking pedialite help with the dehydration? How much if so?

Dehydration: Pedialite can help dehydration and supplies fluid as well as electrolyte replacement. However you're better off with your physician's advice about whether you're truly dehydrated, what is causing the dehydration, how to correct the underlying cause of dehydration and how much fluid intake is required to correct it and whether simple water intake rather than expensive products are necessary. ...Read more

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What causes ringing in ears?

What causes ringing in ears?

TINNITUS(RINGING EAR: It can be caused by several medical conditions and you need to check with your doctor , following common conditions allergies, ear infections, hearing loss, wxcessive wax, brain or head injury, stress, hypothyroidism, lyme disease, TMJ disfunction, high blood pressure, meniers disease, otosclerosis, and poor circulation. ...Read more

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Constant ringing in ears could be anxiety?

Could be: There are many causes of tinnitus, including stress and anxiety. Best to get a physical exam first to rule out various other conditions first. Then there are many effective treatments for both physical and emotional causes. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Ringing In Ears (Definition)

Ringing in the ears (tinnitus) is a symptom in which a person has a persistent noise in his ear or ears. Tinnitus can be of unknown cause, or can be caused by hearing damage, tumors, problems in the brain or hearing nerve, ...Read more