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Inflammation Of The Thyroid (Definition)

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


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Any recent news on treatment for subacute granulomatous thyroiditis?

Any recent news on treatment for subacute granulomatous thyroiditis?

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've been diagnosed with Subacute Thyroiditis, having a very hard time finding an endocrinologist that is available to take in new patients (insured)?

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

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Why are steroids used in subacute thyroiditis although it is due to infection?

Reduce inflammation: To reduce the inflammation if it is swollen and tender -- however, the inflammation often returns when the steroids are stopped. ...Read more

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I've subacute thyroiditis, in hypo phase, my TSH getting better (5.5). Overall feeling better but still get bouts of hypo symptoms. Is that common?

Yes: Glad you're getting better. The nice thing about subacute dequervain thyroiditis is that the pain's usually manageable with nsaids and it self-cures in a few weeks. Good luck, and if you really need supplementation or suppression, your physician can handle it. ...Read more

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Is there a new medicine for auto-immune hashimoto thyroiditis or a permanent cure?

Is there a new medicine for auto-immune hashimoto thyroiditis or a permanent cure?

No: There is no cure for hashimotos, but the consequence (under active thyroid) is manageable. ...Read more

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With subacute lymphocytic thyroiditis, is it common to have lymph node irritation during a hyper flare up?

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

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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.?

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

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What is the best treatment for hyperthyroidism, particularly for autoimmune thyroiditis unresponsive to drug therapy?

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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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'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?

'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

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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, 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 more

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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?

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 more

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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 more

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Can tpo antibodies be present in subacute thyroiditis? Or does it mean I have hashimotos. Swollen thyroid Tsh normal. Cold hands fatigue hair falling

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

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Sir, I have granulomatous lymphadentis asper fnac, I m not feel good after 1st TB medicine course, thigh pinching pain and toung abnormal feel.

Sir, I have granulomatous lymphadentis asper fnac, I m not feel good after 1st TB medicine course, thigh pinching pain and toung abnormal feel.

TB medications: Your doctors have sent cultures for TB which will indicate which TB medications are the best for the type of TB infection that you have. Since TB can be resistant, following up with another culture and chest x ray during the course of the medications will help gauge your response to medication. I hope this helps ...Read more

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Hi doctors, , why hasimoto' s thyroiditis is painless, even there's a chronic inflammation, ? Thanks

Hi doctors, , why hasimoto' s thyroiditis is painless, even there's a chronic inflammation, ? Thanks

Inflammation: Inflammation does not always cause pain, particularly when you're referring to the thyroid and hashimoto's. Some thyroiditis can be painful, but most is not or the symptoms are very minor and thought to be a cold, flu or sore throat. ...Read more

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What is hypothyroidism or hashimoto’s thyroiditis? Is it related RA as well? And how can we avoid having it?

What is hypothyroidism or hashimoto’s thyroiditis? Is it related RA as well? And how can we avoid having it?

See details: You cannot avoid it. It is an autoimmune condition of the thyroid gland that usually causes an underactivity of the gland (hypothyroidism). It is often associated with other autoimmune diseases such as ra. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard to lose weight with thyroiditis?

Why is it so hard to lose weight with thyroiditis?

Thyroid function?: If your thyroid function is under control then weight issues may not be related to your thyroid. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with thyroiditis?

Depends on type: Hashimotos thyroiditis or chronic thyroiditis is the most common cause of hypothyroidism and is very common. Acute thyroiditis is less common, often (but not always) painful, and temporarily increases thyroid hormone levels. ...Read more

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Is it true that people with thyroiditis always end to be hypothyroid?

Is it true that people with thyroiditis always end to be hypothyroid?

Most of the time: But all of them will not will not become hypothtroid, as it depends on the cause, like in hashimoto's, riedel's, due to radiation, due to drugs, how much functioning thyroid tissue is damaged, but if it is due to infections (mostly virus) mot of the thyroid will recover and will be euthyroid (reverts to normal). ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with thyroiditis, but told there was not any treatment?

I was diagnosed with thyroiditis, but told there was not any treatment?

Most of the time: But all of them will not will not become hypothtroid, as it depends on the cause, like in hashimoto's, riedel's, due to radiation, due to drugs, how much functioning thyroid tissue is damaged, but if it is due to infections (mostly virus) mot of the thyroid will recover and will be euthyroid (reverts to normal). ...Read more

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Can h pylori thyroiditis?

Can h pylori thyroiditis?

No: If you are asking if h pylori can cause thyroiditis then I would have to answer "no.". ...Read more

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I have hashimoto's thyroiditis?

Okay: This is usually easy to manage by thyroid replacement as required. A heads-up -- maybe 1% of hashimoto's folks get a vasculitis that can involve the brain and mimic multiple sclerosis; it's treatable but it needs to be suspected before the call can be made. Complications of hashimoto's are rare; you can read about them on your own, get seen fast if the goiter grows fast. ...Read more

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What is hashimoto's thyroiditis?

What is hashimoto's thyroiditis?

Auto ImmuneCondition: Hashimoto Thyroiditis is an auto immune condition of Thyroid Gland. Your immine sustem attacks your thyroid gland with antibody mediated immune response. It was first described by HakaruHashimoto.
It is seven time more common in women
It is diagnosed by detecting elevated levels of anti thyroidPeroxidaseAntibodies, It causes Hypothyroidism and is treated with Thyroid Hormones like levothyroxine&other ...Read more