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Red Face And Neck Hypothyroidism
I have been dx'd with chronic urticaria & hypothyroid. Now I have a red vasculitic rash on my face/neck (not butterfly, not hives). What is this?
Autoimmune: It could be that your hypothyroidism is related to hashimoto's thyroiditis which can be associated with chronic urticaria, did you check your thyroid antibodies? One autoimmune disease can coexist with another causing the vasculitic rash. You need to see an immunologist for a work up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results 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
Can someone who is hypothyroidism also have Cushing syndrome? Since I have fatty deposits in the face, midsection, and fat back of the neck?
Cushing: Yes. If Cushing syndrome is caused by excess ACTH secretion from the pituitary gland, the pituitary tumor can compress TSH secreting cells nearby, causing hypothyroidism. Generally a pituitary MRI is done, and a dexamethasone suppression test to differentiate between various causes of Cushing's symptoms. See an endocrine specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: It can cause plethoric, congested appearences.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have autoim.Hypothyroidism and am taking levothyroxine and have red butterfly like rash on face and feel hot most of the time when others are cold ?
I have hypothyroid, my neck swelled up and now its gone (burst? Felt like fluid running down neck) so weak now, what should I do?
See your doctor: No way to definitively help without feeling or looking at the neck. At the very least, you need blood test to see what your thyroid level is. A thyroid cyst can be reabsorbed by the body slowly. It does not "burst". ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism and have been experiencing some tingling sensation in my neck. Is this normal or related to the hypothyroidism?
I was diagnosed with addisons. But my neck swells and hurts and glands swell also. Does this go along with this? I do have hypothyroid .
Possible.: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/124183-overview "polyglandular autoimmune (pga) syndromes (otherwise known as polyglandular failure syndromes) are constellations of multiple endocrine gland insufficiencies. Other descriptive terminologies, such as autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome (aps), also are used in the literature." need to be followed closely by your doctor. ...Read more
What is irregular to palpation (i am hypothyroid and they said that, yet no obvious nodules. Armour has shrunk my "neck" area, but this is confusing.
Irregular to palp.: while no nodules are present, the palpating individual may have felt a difference in texture or size. ...Read more
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