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Overactive Thyroid Bulging Eyes
Uptake scan shows overactive thyroid but tests are normal. Bulging eyes, fatigue, goiter, insomnia, dry skin. Tsh, t4, t3 (liothyronine) normal, whats causing symps?
Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more
Can my bulging eyes due to hyperthyroidism recovered fully?Can it shrink completely?I am still 19y/o.What shld i do?
Graves eye disease: The eye disease of graves disease runs a different course from the thyroid disease. Some of the "bulging" may be from lid retraction, which is less serious, or it could be more serious eye disease, which could require surgery or steroid treatment. You need to see an endocrinologist first for a complete evaluation and get treatment of the thyroid, and then possible referral to another doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could closing eyes too hard increase the eye pressure and lead to bulging eyes like people with hyperthyroidism or keratoconus?
27 female. Can you have graves without bulging eyes? Also, can you have hyperthyroidism/graves/thyroiditis without nodules? Thank you
Have graves disease with graves ophthalmology(bulging eyes).Need to stop thyroid. Which is better radioactive iodine or surgical removal?
Depends: Depends on specific thyroid condition.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have been diagnosed with an overactive thyroid..My right eye looks like it's starting to protrude..Can i just stay on neo mercazole..
Thyroid eye disease: Persons with thyroid disease may have enlarged muscles of the eye that crowd the eye socket, or orbit. This can lead to bulging and compression of your nerve causing visual loss. Steroids may be beneficial. A complete eye exam and possible ct scan of the orbit can help assess your eye disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Eyeglasses are supported on the ears and nose and cannot cause the eyes to bulge forward. Bulgivng eyes can be inherited, due to more extreme myopia, or from some diseases such as hyperthyroid (graves disease) or a lesion behind the eye which is growing. See your ophthalmologist if you have bulging eyes; it is not your glasses. ...Read more
Yes: Grave's disease causes "bulging eyes" also called proptosis as the tissues around the eyes (the extraocular muscles and orbital fat) become inflamed and infiltratedwith cells and protein, the eyes are displaced forward in the orbit. The eyelids can also become retracted adding to the appearance. Patients get dry eye and corneal problems in addition to double vision. Controliing thyroid helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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