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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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Thyroid and bleeding related?

Thyroid and bleeding related?

Bleeding: They can be - autoimmune disorders cause most thyroid problems, and bleeding can be due to autoimmune coagulation issues or low platelet counts. ...Read more

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Postmenopausal woman I know is having vaginal bleeding. This has been going on for several weeks. Has happened before. What could this be?

Postmenopausal woman I know is having vaginal bleeding. This has been going on for several weeks. Has happened before. What could this be?

Endometrial CA: This could be something called endometrial hyperplasia or worse cancer. She needs to see a GYN MD soon and have the bleeding properly diagnosed. ...Read more

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Postmenopausal bleeding Some years ago it stopped (after weight loss) and now it happened again after weight loss is this the cause? 56 yo no sympt

Postmenopausal bleeding Some years ago it stopped (after weight loss) and now it happened again after weight loss is this the cause? 56 yo no sympt

Possibly: Anytime that a woman has postmenopausal bleeding she should be evaluated by her doctor. Bleeding after menopause is usually not dangerous but is the most common presenting sign of uterine cancer. This needs to be ruled out. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How much bleeding to expect and for how long after IUD removal in postmenopausal woman?

How much bleeding to expect and for how long after IUD removal in postmenopausal woman?

Mild for week: Once your iud is removed, expect light bleeding or spotting for up to a week afterward.
Heavy bleeding is not normal following iud removal, and may indicate complications. ...Read more

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I've read that abnormal bleeding can be indicative of low thyroid. Could it cause 5 days of light bleeding, and if so, why?

I've read that abnormal bleeding can be indicative of low thyroid. Could it cause 5 days of light bleeding, and if so, why?

True: Low thyroid function can indeed affect the menstrual cycle in women leading to lack of ovulation, insufficient hormone production from the ovary and lighter or missed menstrual periods. Most hormones affect each other in a myriad of ways. ...Read more

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I'm 3 yrs postmenopausal (i'm 45 now) and just had my pap 3 days ago. I'm bleeding profusely (bright red, soaking through pads and tampons), have int?

I'm 3 yrs postmenopausal (i'm 45 now) and just had my pap 3 days ago. I'm bleeding profusely (bright red, soaking through pads and tampons), have int?

???: Do you mean can you have intercourse? That is up to you. You should call your doctor about the bleeding though. Maybe they hit a polyp (pretty common) and were in a hurry and failed to mention it to you. ...Read more

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What can cause postmenopausal bleeding and is there cause for concern?

What can cause postmenopausal bleeding and is there cause for concern?

Yes be concerned!!: Please see your gyn as post menopausal bleeding can be from benign causes but cancer or pre- cancer must always be ruled out! ...Read more

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Why does spironolactone cause vaginal bleeding in postmenopausal women?

Why does spironolactone cause vaginal bleeding in postmenopausal women?

Bleeding.: No. If you are postmenopausal and having bleeding, you need to see your doctor and have an evaluation - some combination of biopsy, ultrasound, or hysteroscopy. ...Read more

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I am postmenopausal with vaginal bleeding and now I have blood in my urine too. Are they related.

I am postmenopausal with vaginal bleeding and now I have blood in my urine too. Are they related.

Gyn exam is a must: Vaginal bleeding is abnormal in post menopausal females and should be addressed ASAP. Gyn exam is a must! Blood in the urine may originate from the vagina, which in close proximity to female urethra. Alternatively hematuria (blood in the urine) could be real and indeed coming from the urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra). You will need a gyn exam to further specify. ...Read more

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Should I see a gynecologist and a general practitioner for postmenopausal bleeding?

Should I see a gynecologist and a general practitioner for postmenopausal bleeding?

Gynecologist: If you are experiencing vaginal bleeding after menopause, that is not normal. You should see a doctor soon, preferably your gynecologist. He or she can do a pelvic exam to determine the source of bleeding and also perform a biopsy in the office if necessary. ...Read more

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I am bleeding kind of heavy for 5 months straight I'm using alot of pads. I have low thyroid problems. How can I slow down the bleeding? Help

I am bleeding kind of heavy for 5 months straight I'm using alot of pads. I have low thyroid problems. How can I slow down the bleeding? Help

Check thyroid: B"sd
low thyroid (that is if not adequately treated) is a common cause of heavy bleeding. Need to make sure thyroid is taken care of. Of course need to have gyn check up. Also, suggest you have check of blood count and iron levels. ...Read more

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Have thyroid problems. Bleeding for 4 days. I am about 3months with child. Is this a sign that I am gona miscarry when I got my med for thyroids (yearly) levels were 22. Didn't no that I was preg. At that time.

It is concerning: Bleeding for 4 days is concerning and should be evaluated by your ob-gyn. A thyroid level of 22 is high and can lead to increased risk of miscarriage but if caught early that may be avoided with medication so see you doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Healthy f/57 postmenopausal bleeding. Having hysteroscopy d&c soon. Don't want to be put to sleep Doctor not giving me the option of regional. Why?

Healthy f/57 postmenopausal bleeding. Having hysteroscopy d&c soon. Don't want to be put to sleep Doctor not giving me the option of regional. Why?

Very quick procedure: Typically regional anesthesia is not given for a procedure that is very quick, in other words a few minutes. Also, it is a very short sleep, and most likely, an endotracheal tube (tube down your throat) is not necessary. ...Read more

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I had postmenopausal bleeding after one year. In trans vaginal ultrasound, my endometrial thickness is 10 mm. Rest is clear. Is it normal?

I had postmenopausal bleeding after one year. In trans vaginal ultrasound, my endometrial thickness is 10 mm. Rest is clear. Is it normal?

More hx: I think more history is required before more imaging and invasive procedure. Such as: how often is the bleeding? Are you on any hormone replacements? Etc. ...Read more

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Hello doctor, I just want to ask if there is any case studies or links that correlate thyroid problems with post menopausal bleeding. Thank you.

Hello doctor, I just want to ask if there is any case studies or links that correlate thyroid problems with post menopausal bleeding. Thank you.

Postmenopausal bleed: Thyroid disease can certainly effect the menstrual cycle. This is because thyroid hormone and two of the hormones that affect the ovary (FSH/LH) are very similar chemically. After menopause this is less true. Postmenopausal bleeding should be evaluated for the most common causes. One should not assume thyroid disease is the cause ...Read more

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From 3 months my periods is not stopping and daily bleeding is happening. I have thyroid fluctuations. How to stop periods. Regular fever coming.

From 3 months my periods is not stopping and daily bleeding is happening. I have thyroid fluctuations. How to stop periods. Regular fever coming.

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Get thyroid checked. ...Read more

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Had pelvic exam. 8 days later I bled. I am postmenopausal. Could exam cause bleeding? Went to dr for ultrasound and biopsy already.

Had pelvic exam. 8 days later I bled. I am postmenopausal. Could exam cause bleeding? Went to dr for ultrasound and biopsy already.

Pelvic exam is not: Cause of bleeding. You must ask your doctor why you are having symptoms after a routine examination. Post menopausal vaginal bleeding is abnormal. ...Read more

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What could cause low estrogen? 39 f. Thyroid ok. Periods are ok. Not painful. Sometimes a few days late but comes every month. No cramping/bleeding

What could cause low estrogen? 39 f. Thyroid ok. Periods are ok. Not painful. Sometimes a few days late but comes every month. No cramping/bleeding

See a doctor: Laboratory tests removed from a clinical history and physical are of little or no value. You have repeatedly asked this question in multiple ways, but the best way to receive an accurate response is to see the doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more

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I have PCO and Hypothyroidism. I take Thyronorm 50mg and registron for with draw bleeding. Thyroid levels under control now. Is this life threatening?

I have PCO and Hypothyroidism. I take Thyronorm 50mg and registron for with draw bleeding. Thyroid levels under control now. Is this life threatening?

Some risk: Hello Jyala, Progesterone can increase risk for blood clot formation in the legs. If this clots migrates to the lung vessels it will cause life threatening situation. The risk is greater in overweight women and smoking women. It will bet safer to treat PCO with Metformin. ...Read more

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I am postmenopausal with bleeding. The doc can't see any coming from my cervix. The blood is high in my vagina. Where else could it be coming from?

I am postmenopausal with bleeding. The doc can't see any coming from my cervix. The blood is high in my vagina. Where else could it be coming from?

Post menopausal: It could be from the vagina itself if you're still sexually active, but its most likely intermittent from inside the uterine cavity or cervix. Either an ultrasound of the pelvis and/or endometrial biopsy is warranted here. ...Read more

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On birth control. Mid twenties. Breakthrough bleeding came 3rd pack in mid cycle when thyroid med lowered. 5 to. 25. lowered meds the cause? 2nd month

Possibly: Changing your thyroid medication can cause break through bleeding as you adjust to the new dose but so can infections, cervical polyps, and abnormal cervical cells. If it continues, you need to be seen. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Unintended weight loss of 5-6 lbs in 3 months. Transvag. Ultrasound read 8mm thickness. Endometrial. Age 56.7years postmenopausal. No bleeding. Ideas?

Unintended weight loss of 5-6 lbs in 3 months. Transvag. Ultrasound read 8mm thickness. Endometrial. Age 56.7years postmenopausal. No bleeding. Ideas?

Unintended wt loss: I don't want you to freak out but unintended weight loss is not a good sign. Many women use their OB as their primary physician. Not the best idea. You live in Westerly, RI. See an Internist at MGH or Yale or Columbia or MSKCC and get a work-up pronto! ...Read more

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