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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Hello .I have dry eyes and taking restasis for that and i had big dose of rai in may for thyroid cancer can I take Accutane to treat acne.

Hello .I have dry eyes and taking restasis for that and i had big dose of rai in may for thyroid cancer can I take Accutane to treat acne.

Dry eyes ; accutane: Accutane is very, very drying. If you already have severe dry eyes, you should see your eye doctor and discuss the risks of making your eyes even dryer. Your doctor may be able to help increase your eye's lubrication with the placement of punctal plugs. But the key next step is to see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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I have dry eyes and take restasis for that and i had a big dose of rai for thyroid cancer can I take Accutane to treat acne since it cause dry eyes to?

I have dry eyes and take restasis for that and i had a big dose of rai for thyroid cancer can I take Accutane to treat acne since it cause dry eyes to?

Small risk: Accutane can cause conjunctival irritation and secondarily eye dryness. If your eyes are dry to begin with and you add the dryness of accutane, then your dryness can increase. At your age i would have expected acne to be attenuated but you certainly can try Accutane with an understanding of the risks. ...Read more

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Foods can eat if u have thyroid eye desease?

Foods can eat if u have thyroid eye desease?

Anything: There are no specific foods that will make thyroid eye disease worse. ...Read more

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Can pressure behind the eyes be a thyroid condition?

Possible: Thyroid disease can cause eye problem but many other conditions can also cause this: allergy, sinus infection, tumor...See your doctor to have your thyroid level checked. If it's normal, then the thyroid is not causing the eye problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Thyroid meds causing fluid buildup/bag under eyes. What to do?

Thyroid meds causing fluid buildup/bag under eyes. What to do?

not likely: You don't say what kind of thyroid med you are taking. Thyroid hormone taken for underactive thyroid will not cause swelling around the eyes, but hypothyroidism can. Medications to lower overactive thyroids (methimazole, ptu) also are unlikely to cause eye swelling, but graves disease (the most common cause for hyperthyroidism) can affect the eyes. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have hallucinations when on thyroid meds? I think i see things out of the cornrr of my eyes!

Is it normal to have hallucinations when on thyroid meds? I think i see things out of the cornrr of my eyes!

Check optic nerve!: Please see an eyemd to rule out any retinal condition. Thyroid eye disease does not cause hallucinations, but can cause optic nerve compression. A visual field exam and color vision test can help. If these are normal, then discuss with your family physician and consider psychology consult. ...Read more

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What can a problem in the thyroid do to your eyes?

What can a problem in the thyroid do to your eyes?

Bulge.: Hyperthyroidism is associated with thyroid stimulating immunoglobulins which can also bind to and stimulate the growth of muscles behind the eye. When these grow they push the eyes forward in the socket and create the bug eye appearance. ...Read more