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Physical Symptoms Of Hypothyroidism After Radiation
So continuous radiation that focuses on thyroid CT scans and radioactive dye from pet scans can't destroy someone's thyroid gland causing it to fail ...Leading to hypothyroid issues ?
Hypothyroidism is also known as Underactive thyroid. Level, which can cause fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart ...Read more
I have graves disease. After my rai treatment, I am now hypothyroid. What physical & emotional symptoms should I expect?
Hypothyroidism: Symptoms of hypothyroidism are: fatigue, hair loss, hoarse voice, trouble concentrating, slower speech, dry skin, brittle nails, feeling cold, weight gain, constipation...All of these should be temporary because your doctor should start you on thyroid replacement to bring the level back to normal. Some patients have no symptoms of hypothyroidism even when hypo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a physical at work and it said i had hypothyroidism. I don't think I have any symptoms other than getting cold easily. How worried should I be?
See your physician: I wouldn't worry, but i would make an appointment with your family physician and get thoroughly checked out. Sometimes, low thyroid has very few symptoms. A simple blood test, along with a basic physical, should help clarify the diagnosis. Get checked. ...Read more
How long after thyroid levels are normalised should hypothyroid symptoms disappear? Hypo for 3 years previously, levels now ok but don't feel better.
Stable: Once you reach your proper therapeutic dose and stay on it, your symptoms should be permanently controlled. Periodic blood tests confirm that your dose remains effective, however. ...Read more
Fatigue: Symptoms of hypothyroidism are fatigue, being cold, constipation, dry skin, loss of outer eyebrow, being puffy and change in cholesterol. Speak with your physician about having your thyroid profile done. I would recommend checking a free T3 as well since this seems to be low in menopausal women in my practice. ...Read more
Is it possible for thyroid antibodies to reduce right after a month after delivery and could the hypothyroid symptoms go away (only) for that while?
In a woman who is hypothyroid, Could her symptoms cease for a short while after delivery, due to changes in thyroid hormone levels post delivery?
The thyroid makes thyroid hormone, the main one is t4, which is converted in other tissues to t3. An underactive thyroid makes too little thyroid hormone. You feel sluggish, bloated, constipated, cold. It is treated by taking replacement hormone levothyroxine. The thyroid also makes calcitonin, which is involved in calcium metabolism, but it is a weak hormone in ...Read more
Irradiation is the process by which an object is exposed to radiation. The exposure can originate from various sources, including natural sources. Most frequently the term refers to ionizing radiation, and to a level of radiation that will serve a specific purpose, rather than radiation exposure to normal ...Read more
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