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Are puffy eyes associated with hypothyroidism?

Are puffy eyes associated with hypothyroidism?

Among other: Things. Puffy eyes could result from either hypo or hyperthyoridism. Reducing salt intake may help. Other isuses may be lack of sleep, aging, hormonal changes etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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What could be the cause of swollen glands in my neck, fatigue, loss of appetite, headache, and itchy eyes?

What could be the cause of swollen glands in my neck, fatigue, loss of appetite, headache, and itchy eyes?

Possible infection: Swollen glands are almost always a sign of infection. Fatigue, appetite loss, and headache are all non-specific symptoms that can also be related to infection. This should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What can cause areflexia, dark urine, fatigue, rash on scalp, mild depression, slight yellowing of eyes with normal TSH and normal bilirubin and iron?

What can cause areflexia, dark urine, fatigue, rash on scalp, mild depression, slight yellowing of eyes with normal TSH and normal bilirubin and iron?

Liver issues: Please make an appointment with your physician for evaluation of liver function and screening for hepatitis and and an ultrasound to rule out liver and gallbladder disease.. Serious symptoms which require examination and testing. ...Read more

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Fatigue, memory loss, tired eyes (hard to focus), speech, and a dropy eye lid. Are these signs of mild sleep apnea or something else?

Fatigue, memory loss, tired eyes (hard to focus), speech, and a dropy eye lid.  Are these signs of mild sleep apnea or something else?

Many things: The symptoms you have mentioned can be one of many possible diagnoses. Hypothyroidism, lyme disease, cerebrovascular disease, are among the many possibilities.. Please make an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hello, I have many symptoms including drooping eye with blurry vision in that eye, muscle twitches/spasms, extreme fatigue, tiredness, restlessness, ?

Hello, I have many symptoms including drooping eye with blurry vision in that eye, muscle twitches/spasms, extreme fatigue, tiredness, restlessness, ?

Need eye exam: You may want to try getting adequate rest and limit the stress factors in your life. It the symptoms still persist , see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Do heart problems cause dark circles under the eyes and fatigue?

Do heart problems cause dark circles under the eyes and fatigue?

Maybe: Dark circles under the eyes is usually caused by backup of dark venous blood in veins behind the thin lid skin. Besides causing fatigue, cardiac problems can make this darkening worse. Make sure you are under the care of your primary doctor and if necessary, a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Are sweet smelling urine, dry skin and mild thirst and fatigue signs of diabetes?

Are sweet smelling urine, dry skin and mild thirst and fatigue signs of diabetes?

Possible signs: Have yourself evaluated by you doctor. A few simple test could determine your diagnosis. ...Read more

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Are red ears a symptom of lack of sleep?

Are red ears a symptom of lack of sleep?

Possibly: Red ears indicate an increase in vascular flow and suggests that the control mechanisms of the autonomic (automatic) nervous system is compromised and unbalanced. Everything is connected to everything else ! ...Read more

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Are tiredness, depression and breathlessness signs of a heart problem?

Are tiredness, depression and breathlessness signs of a heart problem?

Possibly: Clinical depression is a risk factor for both anxiety and heart disease. And heart disease can cause depression. Therefore it is important to get a full medical work-up with your primary care doctor to clarify the cause of these symptoms. ...Read more

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I am having symptoms similar to hyperthyroid. Could overmedication also cause symptoms of graves disease particularily the puffy eyelids?

I am having symptoms similar to hyperthyroid. Could overmedication also cause symptoms of graves disease particularily the puffy eyelids?

No: Once diagnosed with any thyroid condition, the condition known as "thyroid eye disease" can occur at any time, independent of the thyroid status of the body. So in your case, the puffy eyelids is due to the thyroid condition, not the over-treating or under-treating of the thyroid in the body. ...Read more

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What is the signs and symptoms of sore eyes?

What is the signs and symptoms of sore eyes?

Red and tearing eyes: Eyes that are sore or that ache can have a multitude of causes ranging from eye infection, inflammation, trauma, dry eye, or tithe need for glasses. Thes e can manifest as blurred vision, tearing eyes, double vision, android (methyltestosterone). ...Read more

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Can major fatigue and drowsiness still be indicative of severe depression despite lack of sadness emotional distress? What could cause these 2 symp.?

Can major fatigue and drowsiness still be indicative of severe depression despite lack of sadness emotional distress? What could cause these 2 symp.?

There are many, many: causes for fatigue and drowsiness. If one was severely depressed - would anticipate that they would have some changes to mood. Recommend medical workup to determine cause of these symptoms. ...Read more

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What is causing puffy dark under eyes? Dark v puffy under eyes that feel full accompanied by dizziness and nausea for over 3 weeks. Good diet/sleep.

What is causing puffy dark under eyes? Dark v puffy under eyes that feel full accompanied by dizziness and nausea for over 3 weeks. Good diet/sleep.

Allergic shiners: These sound like allergic shiners which suggest that you have seasonal allergies. Your sinuses and nose being filled with fluid/swollen can cause the dizziness, nausea from congestion dripping down and irritating your stomach. Try loratidine/certrizine once daily for relief. ...Read more

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OTHER THAN ALLERGIES AND LACK OF SLEEP, what are possible causes of dark circles under a toddlers eyes? Medications? Diet?

OTHER THAN ALLERGIES AND LACK OF SLEEP, what are possible causes of dark circles under a toddlers eyes? Medications? Diet?

Familial?: Dark circles may also be a familial trait but nasal congestion and sinus infection( uncommon at this age) may cause them too. Have you talked to your doctor? ...Read more

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Could fatigue and difficulty concentrating be associated with my eyes?

Could fatigue and difficulty concentrating be associated with my eyes?

Yes: Get evaluated by your family physician or get your eyes and vision checked by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My symptoms are little blurring of vision, light headache and hypersomnia..What can be the reasons.?

My symptoms are little blurring of vision, light headache and hypersomnia..What can be the reasons.?

The most likely...: ....Reason is sleep deprivation. Maybe you need more hours, or maybe you are not sleeping well. Many young people think they can get by on too few hours, when actually they are suffering the effects of too little sleep. You can cheat sleep and you can't pay it back. Your body requires the amount of sleep it requires. Look to this first as the cause. ...Read more

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Are puffy eyes associated with hypothyroidism?

Among other: Things. Puffy eyes could result from either hypo or hyperthyoridism. Reducing salt intake may help. Other isuses may be lack of sleep, aging, hormonal changes etc. ...Read more

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Dr. James Mirabile
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Irritability (Definition)

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Swollen Eyes (Definition)

Swollen eyes = puffiness or edema/ excess fluid ...Read more