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Hypothyroidism And Breast Growth
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.
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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?
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
Hypothyroidism, take 50mcg Thyronorm daily. Read that HRTs like the above increase risk of breast cancer in long run. Is this true?
Does hypothyroidism contribute to polycystic ovarian syndrome at all? I have both. Also I have hair around my areola on my breast. Is this normal?
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
I am 28yrs lady, weigh 64kg, hypothyroid (tsh 21 uiu/ml), foods like potato, eggs, turkey breast, iodised salt are useful in treating hypothyroidism?
I have hypothyroidism, m breast feeding 7month old. My doc gave ca n vitd3 supplement along wit thyroid med. Ca causing headache coz of gas what to do?
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
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
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
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
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
Not for this alone: Homeopathic treatment won't help breast growth unless you're in your early developmental years, growing them. It's not suitable treatment for a 31-yo woman seeking breast enhancement. That said, it can help your overall health -- and if part of your problem is not eating well, etc, it may help your entire body fill out into its healthiest, most natural form. No guarantee about breast size though. ...Read more
Not: The normal stresses and strains of everyday life will not change breast development. Severe physical stress such as a severe, prolonged illness; malnutrition/starvation; tumors of the pituitary gland; tumors of the ovaries; or other severe illnesses that affect the delicate balance of hormones needed for breast growth CAN alter it. But in America, this is fortunately VERY uncommon. Good luck! ...Read more
None: No foods, drinks or vitamins are known to enhance development of breasts. ...Read more
No: Anything that would do that would involve hormonal manipulation and risk increased risk of disease or cancer. In japan after wwii slight increases in hormones in milk increased the risk of breast cancer. ...Read more
If you have a lump in your breast, you need to see your doctor for evaluation.
Breast growth is complete by the early 20's. After that age, our breast size increases as we gain weight. The only way to increase breast size is with augmentation by a board certified plastic surgeon.
The more important point is to get your lump checked out! ...Read more
Does secondary amenorrhea cause a stunt in breast growth? I'm 16. I noticed my breast seems to be underdeveloped and haven't grown since I was 12.
Depends on cause: If the secondary amenorrhea is caused by a process that interferes with estrogen production, then it could be related to the symptoms you describe. The best way to find out is to have an evaluation of the cause for your amenorrhea with either a gynecologist or endocrinologist. ...Read more
Hi, my query is that I have very big breast (38B) but the size of my nipple is same as it was when I had no breast growth. Something wrong with me?
No: Nipples are like people very individual. If both nipples are the same on both breasts its normal for you. I am not sure what you feel is a small vs large nipple and what your expectations are ...Read more