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Svt Caused By Thyroid Disease
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
Thyroid disease has many symptoms and while bad breath can occur in hypothyroid disease, don't think just because you have bad breathe, this means you have thyroid disease. There would be many other symptoms.
The most common cause of bad breath is poor oral hygiene. Work with your dentist first. ...Read more
What could be the cause of sudden weight gain (10-12lbs) without change in diet and have been lean throughout adult life. Women in family has history of thyroid disease.?
Thyroid: An underactive thyroid can cause very dry skin and hair but an overactive thyroid can cause oily hair and very smooth skin. Other symptoms of an overactive thyroid include diarrhea, or frequent stooling, loss of hair, rapid heart rate and even irregular heart beat. Check with your doctor and if you have any other symptoms they could run a thyroid test to evaluate. ...Read more
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Can thyroid disease cause rashes? I have one on my neck. I've tried everything I could think of it won't go away. I do take meds for thyroid disease.
Thyroid/rash: It should not. Send a picture of the rash to better help you. ...Read more
Various: Most common causes of thyroid diseases are autoimmune, the immune system, recognizes the thyroid as foreign to the body, in the process, the thyroid can be damaged or stimulated. Other causes are iodine deficiency, problems with development of the thyroid or with parts of the thyroid cell important ti make thyroid hormones. Some medications or infections can also cause thyroid problems. ...Read more
I have systemic lupus and sj%f6gren's syndrome, no thyroid disease, many days now I feel heavy pressure on my neck this is awful how to manage & causes?
Yes: Thyroid disease, specifically hypothyroid (low thyroid), very often causes dry mouth. Saliva is your body's natural protection and when the flow is reduced your mouth does not have the same capacity to remove bacteria. Due to this, those with dry mouth are at much higher risk for gum disease and cavities. Some products can help protect the teeth and gums. Talk to your dentist for specifics. ...Read more
Diagnosed with thyroid disease. Heart symptoms of preassure in chest. Did the thyroid disease cause damage to heart or is it just symptoms?
Thyroid disease: What was your diagnosis? What treatment was prescribed? What did your doctor say when you told him or her about your "heart pressure"? You also mention "brain lesion" under your conditions. What are you referring to? Hyperthyroidism may cause hypermetabolic state and cause tachycardia or palpitation but not pressure. Have you been diagnosed with anxiety disorder? Not enough info for relevant reply ...Read more
Can Thyroid Disease cause very small (under 1cm) shotty, movable, lymph nodes in neck & armpits? Is it normal to feel these, especially if skinny?
Thyroid disease does not cause lymphadenopathy.
if concerned see your doc for blood work and an exam ...Read more
Could thyroid disease be the cause of depression if I have not taken Synthroid (thyroxine) for 2 yrs?
Loss of energy: Can make you tired & look &feel like you r depressed. ...Read more
Hashimotos disease; is my gradual onset (5 weeks) neck pain and localized swelling caused by neck strain or cervical lymphoma 2* thyroid disease?
UnlikelyButGetChecke: Hashimoto Disease is an auto immune disease which affects thyroid gland. It can pain in any joint and muscles. It can increase your risk of getting a rare kind of thyroid cancer called Thyroid Lymphoma.That is a very rare occurrence in some. But it is not cervical Lymphoma. Since you have a concern about it and have a nodule in thyroid gland. Get it checked by your endocrinologist asap. ...Read more
Can thyroid diseases cause dysfuntional uterine bleeding? Tsh is 0.10 free T4 0.93. Started bc not working well.
Which Disorder?: For an underactive thyroid, levothyroxine pills are prescribed to take daily for thyroid hormone replacement. Overactive thyroid: graves disease - there are other treatments which include certain medications to block your thyroid from over working and medication to lower heart rate and blood pressure if necessary until thyroid under better control. Also, radioablation to rid overactive gland. ...Read more
Thyroid: Can't answer that till I know if your thyroid level is high, low, or normal. Check with your doctor. ...Read more
Function with lab te: The function of the gland can be tested with blood tests of thyroid hormone (t4 and T3 (liothyronine) and the pituitary response to function (tsh). The structure of the gland can be assessed with an ultrasound. Sometimes a radioisotope uptake (rai) and a radioiodide scan can test activity/structure. ...Read more
The most common test to screen for thyoid problems is to get blood work. The usual test would include TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone),
t4, free t3 (liothyronine). Tsh comes from your brain and tells your throid gland to secrete t4. T4 is activated to T3 (liothyronine) in your liver (80%) and other tissue in your body.
T3 (liothyronine) is what gets into your cells and tells your cells to "speed up". ...Read more
YOUR PRIMARY CARE: Start with your primary care doc. Most of the thyroid problems can be diagnosed and treated by your pcp. If you have a condition he/she can not handle will refer you to an endocrinologist who are the specialists dealing with thyroid problems. ...Read more
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