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Hypothyroidism Acidosis Strep
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
I'm on levothyroxine for hypothyroid and my doctor just prescribed me penicillin for strep throat. Is it ok to take together or should I space out?
Penicillin : Should not be a problem to take whenever convenient. ...Read more
Hypothyroidism I have been on meds for a long time and have noticed that my thyroid is still swollen I have my thyroid #s regul. Am i ok? Dr not cons
NEED DETAIL: How long is long time? What is the dose of levothyro? Did you have ultrasound before & after levothyro? Need exact values of lab test before & after levo? Was hypothyroidism primary or secondary? Are your other symptoms still persisting after levothyro -e.g., cold intolerance, weight gain, hair loss, dry skin, lethargy, decreased heart rate etc.? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been treated for hypothyroidism since in my mid 20's. Now 52. I have recently been dianoised with addison's disease. Do i still have low thy?
Schmidt's syndrome: Autoimmune endocrine conditions often occur together. One relatively common combination is schmidt's syndrome (autoimmne polyendocrine syndrome type 2) which includes hashimotos thyroiditis, addison's disease, and type 1 diabetes. They don't always occur together, though, and not at the same time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How likely is lithium to affect the thyroid, causing hypothyroidism? Especially when there were s/s of hypothyroidism prior to lithium therapy?
I have hoshimoto hypothyroidism n a strong possibility of e.D.S. I have extreme pain everyday thru my body to the point that standing n walking hurt?
Normally our body chemistry is kept in a narrow range, and in particular the amount of acid in the body is kept within a narrow range. The amount of acid is measured by a value called the ph. It is normally a value between 7.35 and 7.45, values below 7.35 are considered to be "acidotic" a patient with this value of the blood chemistry ...Read more