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Doctor insights on: Hypothyroidism And Breast Growth

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

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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Can hypothyroid cause my breast pain?

Can hypothyroid cause my breast pain?

NOT likely: Mild hypothroidism is often asymptomatic. There are many possible symptoms of hypothyroidism, depnding on the severity, but common ones are: fatigue, loss of energy, lethargy, wt gain, decrease appetite, cold intolerance, dry skin, hair loss, sleepiness, muscle/joint pain, weakness in extremities, depression, emotional issues--just to name a few.
Breast pain is not. So consult your doc.
Good luck. ...Read more

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I have dark, dry skin between my breasts. Could this be a symptom of hypothyroidism?

I have dark, dry skin between my breasts. Could this be a symptom of hypothyroidism?

Yes: Yes you may have acanthosis nigricans which can be associated with many endocrine disorders including hypothyroidism. See your doctor to find out. ...Read more

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I am hypothyroid and my dosage has raised to 100mg I been on it a month now and my skin still hot and my breast hot aches and pain to my arm to back?

I am hypothyroid and my dosage has raised to 100mg I been on it a month now and my skin still hot and my breast hot aches and pain to my arm to back?

Thyroid: Any time you have symptoms that you think could be related to your thyroid medication dose you must contact your doctor.

Being Sunday with your doctor not being in clinic I would recommend that you don't take thyroid medicine for the next 24 hours. ...Read more

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Hypothyroidism, take 50mcg Thyronorm daily. Read that HRTs like the above increase risk of breast cancer in long run. Is this true?

Hypothyroidism, take 50mcg Thyronorm daily. Read that HRTs like the above increase risk of breast cancer in long run. Is this true?

Not with this hormon: The word HRT means use of female Hormones (like estrogen/progesterone) for post meopausal symptoms like hot flashes etc. What you are taking has no effect on the breast, only estrogens do. ...Read more

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35 years, childless, hypothyroidism, 50 mcg Thyronorm daily. Read long term use of thyroid HRT can increase risk of breast cancer. Is this true?

35 years, childless, hypothyroidism, 50 mcg Thyronorm daily. Read long term use of thyroid HRT can increase risk of breast cancer. Is this true?

No: This medication is a synthetic Thyroid hormone which you need to survive. The levels should be monitored and adjusted by a doctor. It should not increase your Breast cancer risk. The replacement hormones people use for hot flushes (estrogen/progesterone) during and after menopause do cause increased risk. ...Read more

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Lighter than normal periods this cycle. On metformin and ttc on Clomid (clomiphene) 100 mg also hypothyroid (under control).Sore breasts. Chances of pregnancy?

Lighter than normal periods this cycle. On metformin and ttc on Clomid (clomiphene) 100 mg also hypothyroid (under control).Sore breasts. Chances of pregnancy?

Pregnancy test: It is hard to say. Thyroid conditions can cause abnormal periods. You would need to take a pregnancy test, over the counter or better yet with your doctor to determine pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism. I got symptoms such as leaky breasts, chronic fatigue, exhaustion, feeling faint. T3 (liothyronine) is 1.8 T4 is 16 TSH is 0.02 can you help??

I have hypothyroidism. I got symptoms such as leaky breasts, chronic fatigue, exhaustion, feeling faint. T3 (liothyronine) is 1.8 T4 is 16 TSH is 0.02 can you help??

Conflicting labs: Based on the lab values you posted, there's some inconsistencies. In hypothyroidism, the T3 (liothyronine) and T4 are low while the TSH is high. The TSH can decrease if you are on medication and on too high a dose. Please follow up with your doctor to review your test results and diagnosis. Good health. ...Read more

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How to enhance breast growth?

How to enhance breast growth?

See below: Puberty works. Lotions, potions, pills & contraptions simply do not work. Do wear a well fitting- supportive bra. ...Read more

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What enhances breast growth naturally?

Nothing.: Despite advertising there is nothing that enhances breast growth. ...Read more

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Is there any way to stop breast growth?

Is there any way to stop breast growth?

There are no: Natural methods that I am aware of to stop breast development. Breast development (tanner stages) is different than increased breast size. If you lose weight in general, a certain % will be breast fat but the actual amount can't be predicted. ...Read more

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Which massages are good for breast growth?

Which massages are good for breast growth?

None: The only way to increase breast size is by gaining weight (which leads to other problems) or by augmentation/plastic surgery. Pills do not work despite good advertising. ...Read more

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What are the causes of my sudden breast growth?

What are the causes of my sudden breast growth?

Breast growth causes: Unless you are going through puberty, breast growth usually relates to hormonal changes, usually from pregnancy or medications. Rarely, tumors or other conditions can stimulate sudden breast growth. See your gynecologist or endocrinologist to have this checked out. Dr. Tholen. ...Read more

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I would like info about breast growth spurts please?

I would like info about breast growth spurts please?

Possiblities: Many breast growth spurts are merely due to growth and hormones depending on age. Could be related to being pregnant. The growth spurts are not always normal. Could be a mass or cancer. Could be related to medications disrupting the normal hormones such as with gynecomastia in males. ...Read more

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What do experts consider the earliest breast growth in girls?

What do experts consider the earliest breast growth in girls?

Breast development: Normal breast development to begin is 8 years of age depending on ethnicity. ...Read more

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How to delay your breast growth?

How to delay your breast growth?

Why try to: Prevent what mother nature has in store? The only method I am aware of is too unhealthy to even share. ...Read more

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What vitamins help breast growth?

What vitamins help breast growth?

Breast growth: Thete are no studies to show that any vitamin or herbal therapy actually increases breast size. Breast tissue is responsive to hormonal changes like estrogen and progesterone. This is mainly seen for example in pregnancy. I would caution otc therapies for this as they are just not completely studied by the fda. I recently answered a similar post earlier, you may find that helpful as well. ...Read more