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Medicine For Subacute Granulomatous Thyroiditis
What is the chance that malaise is caused by subacute granulomatous thyroiditis? What are the usual symptoms?
See details: If your thyroid function is normal, it is not causing your symptoms. ...Read more
Several common forms of thyroiditis. Subacute thyroidits is from a virus. Your thyroid is tender, transient hyperthyroidism, but then resolution. Hashimotos thyroiditis is usually without pain, eventually causes hypothyroidism, but can coexist with graves hyperthyroidism. Two other forms are post partum thyroiditis and "painless" thyroiditis; transient hyper followed by ...Read more
Not sure about ques: Subacute thyroiditis (often painful) is often caused by a virus, can cause transient hyper or hypothyroidism, but usually is self-limited. It does not produce granulomas. There are rare diseases of the thyroid where a systemic disease (eg sarcoidosis) can infiltrate the gland. Your terminology is unusual. Are you seeing an endocrinologist? ...Read more
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I have subacute thyroiditis.Dr. prescribed 20mg propranolol 2x1 but used 10mg once a day.My pulse is normal.Do you think it is necessary to use 40mg?
I've been diagnosed with Subacute Thyroiditis, having a very hard time finding an endocrinologist that is available to take in new patients (insured)?
Am surprised but: the best way would be to ask your PCP to contact the endocrinologist's office to get you an appointment. If you still can't find out, try an internist who may be able to help you. ...Read more
With subacute lymphocytic thyroiditis, is it common to have lymph node irritation during a hyper flare up?
Possible: Since most thyroiditis cases are considered of autoimmune origin and the lymph nodes are the sites of immune response, it would not be unusual to find lymph enlargement although this would not be the most obvious feature. ...Read more
I've subacute thyroiditis, TSH is 5.5, everything else normal. I still have git problems ( gastric emptying) . How long it will take to recover. ?
Sub Acute Thyroiditi: It is not uncommon for TSH levels to be slightly elevated (hypothyroid) in sub acute thyroiditis. The disorder usually runs its course in a few months and TSH levels return to normal. Intestinal problems can accompany thyroid disease, and eating the right foods during this period can help ( see http://www.4shared.Com/file/b9z-sbq0/git_for_final_-_factors_affect.Html). It should lessen in a few mo. ...Read more
After 9 months from initial diagnose ( thyroiditis subacute) my lab results are following: TSH 7.29 mu/l and ft4 19.24 pmol/l. Am i getting better?
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What is the best treatment for hyperthyroidism, particularly for autoimmune thyroiditis unresponsive to drug therapy?
Furhter eval: Hashi and most autoimmune illnesses stem from undiagnosed food allergens or environmental toxins stored in the body. Go to a4m.Com and use doctor locator function to find a local functional medicine doc to help you order specialized testing for gut like genova cdsa as well as metametrix igg food allergen testing to discover real cause. If not "fixed" other autoimmune illnesses will be in upcoming! ...Read more
I've subacute thyroiditis, but only one side of thyroid got inflamed, every thing ormal esr, crp.Except TSH was 10.2 now got back to 7.3.Possible?
Possible and: It is still abnormally elevated. You need thyroid replacement treatment. Please discuss the issue with your doctor for a prescription. ...Read more
When I touch my thyroid it's sore, tender. i'm 9 weeks pregnant and worried it's subacute thyroiditis and will affect the baby.
Hormone level needed: It is important that you undergo a blood draw for TSH, free T4 and T3 (liothyronine). With the help of these tests, it could be determines if your thyroid hormone levels are appropriate. This is important especially if you have had thyroid problems before the pregnancy. Normal thyroid hormone levels are important for development of the fetus, especially its nervous system and brain. ...Read more
'12 dx subacute thyroiditis, with high TSH, else normal. Mid cycle spotting, pain 10days before period. Now dx ova cysts tsh12, t4 .7. Prob due tsh?
Doubt any connection: DeQuervain's subacute thyroiditis is a common, usually trivial problem that is not going to give you ovarian cysts. The minor fluctuations in thyroid hormone levels that you'll have until it resolves may be scrambling your cycle. Most ovarian cysts are harmless; your physician is your best guide. Best wishes. ...Read more
thyroid Ultra Sound showed mildly enlarged L lobe without nodule and no evidence of subacute thyroiditis. what cld this be I am goin to see ENT soon?
Subacute thyroiditis, only TSH high 7 but other all normal. Have hypo symptoms. Doc says symp r not due to thyroid. Delay in gastric emptying related ?
Subacute thyroiditis: If your TSH is high and your other thyroid lab values (thyroid hormone levels) are normal, this means that you have subclinical hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism has been shown to cause delayed gastric emptying. Hopefully as your thyroid lab values return to normal your gastric symptoms will normalize as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed with subacute thyroiditis, t3, (liothyronine) t4, esr, CRP is normal except high TSH 10.2, i've bouts of both hyper and hypo. No distinct phases. Possible ?
Possibly: Subacute thyroiditis can cause evolving changes in thyroid hormone levels. Usually the thyroid antibody tests are positive. If your TSH is staying elevated however, you have hypothyroidism, not subacute thyroiditis. The free T3 (liothyronine) and free T4 can sometimes be normal early in the disease. When i see patients with elevated TSH i treat them with thyroid hormone replacement/supplementation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed with subacute thyroiditis. I have gone through the hyperthyroidism stage and now think I am in the normal stage but wondered how long before I see a change into the hypothyroidism stage. My T3 and T4 are in "normal" range but my TSH is ve
DeQuervain's?: This is a self-limited, common disease that generally self-cures and requires little or no treatment. I'm sorry you had to endure the unpleasantness of hyperthyroidism briefly; if your physician is agreeable, the best thing to do right now is let the thyroid regenerate itself under the gentle control of the extra tsh. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can tpo antibodies be present in subacute thyroiditis? Or does it mean I have hashimotos. Swollen thyroid Tsh normal. Cold hands fatigue hair falling
Anti TPO antibodies: Can be elevated in some people with normal thyroids, and are markers of thyroiditis, depending on the levels and the follow up. Your symptoms don't point to a specific disease and can be common to other problems as well, your best bet is to see your doctor/endocrinologist for assessment and further management, best wishes ...Read more