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Was diagnosed with hypothyroidism but refused treatment. I get checked regularly still and this time test came back normal? What could cause this?
Hypothyroidism: Hypothyroidism refers to an underactive thyroid which is confirmed by lab tests showing an elevated TSH. If TSH is just barely abnormal, treatment could be considered based upon symptoms http://goo.gl/L0oOTB. However, lab tests aren't 100% accurate - there's always some degree of uncertainty so if TSH is barely abnormal & you feel perfectly normal w/o symptoms, it's ok to repeat & recheck w/o meds ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism and i've been on a treatment plan for some time. I had gained 40 pounds and my doctor told me i'd lose weight. I'm not. Why?
Many possibilities: There are many reasons why people gain weight and are unable to lose it. If your thyroid levels are normal while on thyroid hormone, you need to look for other reasons for the weight. Of course, eating fewer calories, and burning more with exercise will always be the best way to lose weight. ...Read more
What would be the best treatment for rheumatoid arthritis in a 52 year old female. She has hypertension and hypothyroidism and is on medication 4 both?
"BEST" treatment : Means really what is the optimal treatent. What is the balance that is needed between drugs, therapy, exercise and surgery for each specific area that may be affected by the ra. Overall lab work is often used to follow the effects of certain disease modifynh drugs or dmards but these are clicial paths that have many twists and turns. This is why the field of rheumatology and when needed orthopedic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If someone has subclinical hypothyroidism(sch) which is being untreated, and also has anemia, does lack of treatment cause the anemia to become worse and worse over time?(assuming sch is causing anemia)
I am 39 & looking to get pregnant for the first time. My mother has hashimoto's & i suspect i might be hypothyroid. Should i be tested for this & get treated before conception? Is treatment safe?
After Hypothyroid treatment tsh normal but weight loss and hyperthyroid symptoms. Starting time my physical condition weak, low weight. Is it reason?
Recommendation : You have to keep taking medication. Normal TsH show that dosage of your medicine is right. ...Read more
Please define: Hi. By what do you mean "treatment-resistant"? Is your dose too low? That's not treatment resistant, that's just being under treated. Has your thyroid function been normalized on thyroid hormone replacement but you still feel symptoms? That's not "treatment-resistant", that's just assigning symptoms to the wrong thing. We need more information. I doubt you have a thyroid hormone receptor defect. ...Read more
Need more informatio: Could be you are not on a large enough dose (most adults need 75-150 mcg/day) or that you are not taking it consistently (you can double up next day if you miss a dose). Difficulty absorbing the thyroid hormone in your gut is the least common cause). Would need to know your dose and thyroid test results before treatment and most recently. ...Read more
it depends: The doctor will usually start you on a low dose of replacement and increase it until your thyroid function tests are in the normal range. It depends how long that takes. ...Read more
I have been hypothyroid for 12 years on treatment , in normal range yet I still have lots of symptoms what can I do ?
It depends,,,: It depends on what your symptoms are and also on your readings, as in how normal are your ranges. By this I mean how far into the normal range are the readings. They could be in the low normal range and you could still have symptoms of hypothyroidism. You're also on other meds which might interact with your thyroid med and also cause other symptoms. So it's a good idea to see your Dr. to check ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thyroid medication: Hypothyroidism is low thyroid. Not treating it during pregnancy can cause increased risk of miscarriage, developmental delay in the baby and possible severe health problems in the mom. Any of the prescription medications, synthroid, Armour Thyroid and levothyroxine, are safe in pregnancy. It is important to get your thyroid checked each trimester during pregnancy since your thyroid needs may go up. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
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