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Postpartum Hyperthyroidism Diarrhea
I've had diarrhea for a couple of months. It is yellow. I've been treated for hyperthyroidism for 6 months. And i lactose intolerant. What's wrong?
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Best: It would be best if you did, as most ob's and pcp's aren't familiar with the disorder or how to properly diagnose/treat it. ...Read more
Postpartum dizziness: 32 yo woman c/o dizziness and postpartum hyperthyroidism. I would urge you to see your physician right away. Studies show dizziness is a complaint that needs to be urgently evaluated in the postpartum period. You need a full examination. In response to your question- my impression is that postpartum thyroiditis can cause both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. Dizziness may or may not be related. ...Read more
I have post partum hyperthyroid. Is there any supplements that can help me feel better until it passes? Or anything I should stay away from?
Ppartum thyroiditis: Postpartum thyroiditis may begin as symptoms of hyperthyroidism and then progress to hypothyroidism. Some women only have symptoms of either hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism.Avoid cruciferous vegetables. If you have severe symptoms of hyperthyroidism, or hypothyroidism, you may require treatment+lab monitoring q 4-8weeks. See your MD for a full exam, be aware of mood swings. Good luck. ...Read more
3 weeks post partum c-section and tubal, pain on right side since surgery, felt like I pulled it Monday, since then increased sharp pain there that flairs. Diarrhea and rotten egg smelling burps this morning, now just pain. ?
I have bright red bloody diarrhea. 5 weeks postpartum with no hemmroids. No pain when passing stool. What could this be?
Bloody diarrhea is a potentially life-threatening condition that should be evaluated in a medical setting. If you are also dizzy, weak, and vomiting blood, you should seek immediate medical care in an emergency setting. Causes range from bacterial to ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease. www.localhealth.com/article/bloody-diarrhea
bloody diarrhea information. ...Read more
I'm 2 1/2 weeks postpartum and having sharp abdominal pain and green liquid diarrhea.. There is only pain when I lay or press on my stomach.
I have post partum hyperthyroidism. I'm extremely symptomatic. My blood pressure is 90/60. The Endo thinks it cld be my adrenals causing this?
Could be...: Based on that info, what I can say is that it's true that the functioning of the thyroid and adrenals are closely intertwined. The low blood pressure despite the fast thyroid make me think that perhaps there could be a component of adrenal hypo functioning along with the thyroid hyper functioning. Sounds like you need an intensive investigation. ...Read more
I am 4.5 months postpartum and have a lowTSH highT3T4, (hyperthyroid). Just 2 months ago I had normal TSH. I am not on meds. Is my milk safe for baby?
Low TSH: milk OK ?: There is a wide range of "normal" for TSH levels. Make sure your lab test is measuring "free T4", and if elevated, you may need treatment for hyperthyroidism. This is generally not the case, however, so consult your provider to see if your "free T4" is significantly elevated. ...Read more
I have post partum hyperthyroid. Is it ok to start taking a birth control pill while my thyroid is hyper?
I have hyperthyroidism, my tsh is .01. I am 12 weeks post partum. Can this be treated with anti thyroid meds? I am very symptomatic
Yes: It's important to make the correct diagnosis. It could be post partum thyroiditis which usually resolves without treatment. In symptomatic patients, we do treat and stop meds after you improve. However, if you have graves disease, then you need treatment now. Please see your doctor to complete the workup. ...Read more
I am 7 mos postpartum. My tpo ab is 15, thyroglob refl profile is 1, TSH is 15.3, with history of hyperthyroid. Do these antibodies detect an autoimmu?
I was diagnosis with gall stones about 7 mo ago at 25 weeks preg. Doc @ postpartum no surg needed. Had diarrhea and cramps for 5 days. Related? Or maybe stress?
Prob. Not, however..: Gallbladder attacks typically cause noncramping, steady pain localized to the right upper abdomen or upper midline. The pain is often associated with nausea +/- vomiting and may cause diarrhea, although not classic. While your recent episode doesn't sound like a gallbladder attack, if you have had these attacks before i advise you to see a general surgeon to discuss pro's/con's of surgery. ...Read more
16 day's postpartum,passed a clot the size of a baseball.Still heavy bleeding with small clots.Having minor dizzy spells,Nausea, diarrhea andHeadaches?
7mm hypoechoic thyroid nodule found 5 months postpartum. Tsh was also low. Did hyperthyroidism cause the nodule?
Hyperthyroid and positive antibodies at 7 months postpartum. By 10 months pp my thyroid was normal. Tsh always normal before pregnancy.hashimotos?
Postpartum thyroid: There is a condition known as postpartum thyroiditis which, in contradistinction to most thyroiditis, begins with a period of HYPERthyroidism as you describe. It is most common in women who had pre-existing thyroid antibodies in their blood but normal TSH/normal thyroid function. Usually no treatment is required. This whole scenario is likely related to Hashimoto's. Antibodies likely to remain. ...Read more
Depends on cause:
Irritable bowel syndrome, condition involving recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhea or constipation, often associated with stress, depression, anxiety, or previous intestinal infection (diet and meds).Inflammatory bowel disease, crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, steroids and specific medications)
viral gastroenteritis, fluids support and sometimes meds.Bacterial infection, antibiotic therapy. ...Read more
Diarrhea: Most cases of acute diarrhea are self-lmited - they resolve without treatment. Helpful things include a plain, simple 'BRAT' diet - bananas, rice, apples, tea, toast -, increased intake of clear fluids, avoidance of milk and other dairy, temporarily. Sometimes OTC antidiarrheals may be used, but sometimes these are contraindicated. If persists, call your provider! ...Read more
Great question: Many answers, first keep up with fluid loses, also see a pediatrician who can do an evaluation for possible causes. It can be a sugar enzyme deficiency, it can be a intestinal bug or many other possible causes. Treating the symptoms alone wont get the answer, so, some evaluation of the stool may be necessary. ...Read more
Increase Fiber: Try altering your diet, starting with increasing fiber. If diarrhea persists, get evaluated as bacterial causes, viral causes, and certain medical causes such as ibs-d may all be treated a little differently, ...So it is importatn to get the proper dignosis for the proper treatment. ...Read more