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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 had my gallbladder removed a week ago. I have had alot of gas since surgery and is now a sour stomach. Is this normal? I do have hypothyroidism
Normal : Even outpatient surgery can put a lot of stress on the body. This sounds "normal", as everyone has slightly different responses to abdominal surgery with organ removal. You'll be fine, but if you think something is wrong, you can always call your surgeon. Be sure to keep your follow up appt. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have pcos &hypothyroid.I had misscarried before 4 months.Now again I am pregnant 4 weeks.I have hyper stimulated ovaries and gas.Is there any risk.?
OHSS: Ovarian hyperstimulation can be as low risk with only symptoms of extreme bloating and discomfort to severe nausea, abdominal pain, ovarian torsion, and electrolyte imbalance requiring hospitalization. Keep in close touch with your doctor, weigh yourself, measure your abdomen, stay hydrated. The good thing is usually if you have symptoms your pregnancy is progressing. ...Read more
How to know if u have candida w/o going to dr. Have gas & constipated w/mucus in stool when have bm. Im hypothyroid & wonder about a probiotic w/synth?
Where ?: Candida/yeast can infect several areas of the body including mouth, esophagus, skin, vagina etc... White coating on the tongue or inside cheeks may be candida but the best way is to get your symptoms checked out by an expert to make sure there is nothing concerning going on. Once you know nothing "bad" is going on then you can use supplements and be assured that you are not masking anything. ...Read more
I've had a history of ulcers & hypothyroidism. I contracted C. Diff back in July & I don't have it anymore but I'm still recovering. My stomach area is very bloated (even protruding) & I can't stop burping & passing gas. Why is this & how can I help?
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?
I have had hypothyroidism. I got C. Diff back in July & don't have anymore but still recovering. My stomach area is very bloated (protruding) & I can't stop burping & passing gas. Do I have ulcer? How can I help? I got CT scan & colonoscopy = nothing
Bacterial overgrowth: You give the symptoms of bacterial overgrowth syndrome which is a form of irritable bowel syndrome. The cause of this is a prior intestinal infection of any kind. You need to test for bacterial overgrowth syndrome. Less likely to be an ulcer. Avoid gas producing foods like onions. Avoid spicy foods. Take lactobacillus in pill form daily. Other probiotics could worsen problem. Follow up with GI MD. ...Read more
I was recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism but am underweight. I experience gas, diarrhea and bloating often after eating. Could it be celiac?
Diet's not the key: Being hypothyroid is difficult enough without subscientific / pop diet recommendations. You can basically eat what you please (healthy choices, of course, and limit your calories as you may tend to overeat / get fat.) but you must take your thyroid replacement medicine or your life will be ruined. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Numerous: Abnormal thyroid functioning may adversely affect a person's mood. It can also cause weight gain, hair loss, dry skin, fatigue, as well as other problems. Hypothyroidism can be caused by the thyroid gland itself and can also be caused by certain medications, like lithium. If a person's pituitary gland is not functioning properly, that may cause hypothyroidism. There are thyroid replacement drugs. ...Read more