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Swelling Rash And Hashimotos Disease
I have Hashimoto's Disease should I get a sonogram every year? How can I help the swelling go down. Question
Hashimotos: You do not need an ultrasound every year. Treatment with thyroid medicine and yearly labs and exam are standard of care. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
I have pain and swelling in my left occipital node for over a week now. I suffer from Hashimoto's Disease and had my thyroid removed a couple years.
Not related to thyro: Thi is not related to the Hashimotos. There can be a variety of reasons for this lymph node swelling. It could be a local infection or other reasons. You need to discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
1cm nodule on inhomogeneous thyroid. Severe pain, swelling, and tingling in both wrists. Possible Hashimoto's disease symptoms?
Unlikely: The symptoms of Hashimoto's thyroiditis are those of gradual failure of the thyroid gland and clinical hypothyroidism. I don't know what "inhomogenous" means. What did the history, physical exam of the thyroid, serum TSH, and serology reveal? A sub-cm nodule is only biopsied if there are concerning radiographic qualities. Was scintigraphy or ultrasound done? ...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
I have hashimotos disease and hypothyroidism and I have the puffy face and leg and arm swelling. I tried so many things. I take levothyroxine and t3 (liothyronine).
Carpal tunnel: Syndrome may cause these symptoms and can be associated with Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Best to get checked out by your doctor. ...Read more
Diagnosed with hashimotos in 2012, blood work is normal. Thyroid is perodocally enlarging on left side that I can feel the swelling.
It is difficult: To palpate your own thyroid. Have your doctor check it out. Are you on thyroid replacement to fix an underactive thyroid or to try to suppress nodules. In any case, make sure your blood tests are normal. Brand name T4 replacement is more reliable than generic. ...Read more
Hashimotos, thyroid function stable while off Medes past 12 months, antibodies really high, still get symptoms and swelling of thyroid?
That's not uncommon: Hi. Hashimoto's defined by thyroid autoantibodies, with or without a goiter, and normal thyroid function is fairly commonly seen (when it's looked for, that is). The degree of elevation of autoantibodies does not imply how soon thyroid function will begin to be lost. I recommend just follow your thyroid function periodically and anytime new symptoms arise. Good luck! ...Read more
Would a thyroid with hashimotos swell while someone is scuba diving? If do, what can be done to stop the swelling without stopping diving?
No swelling: Diving should have no affect on the thyroid gland itself, would not cause shrinking or swelling or cause it to go hyper or hypo active. As long as your thyroid hormones are regulated, you're OK to dive. ...Read more
Is a biopsy recommended for ringworm for 2 months under one arm & deep swelling under both arms for a year and half with severe hashimotos?
Is it ringworm?:
A biopsy is not needed for superficial fungal infections of the skin. You doctor and a skin scrapping and confirm the diagnosis. If you have had these symptoms for a year and half, it is about time that you see your doctor for evaluation and may be systemic treatment. See this site for more info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/ringworm/ds00489. ...Read more
Inhomogeneous thyroid w/ 1cm nodule. Blood tests normal. Wrists in severe pain with swelling, possible hashimotos diagnosis? Need autoimmune test?
Probabl: Hashimoto's is something your doctor can say you have or do not have. IT IS AN AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE that can effect thyroid function. People with Hashimoto's are at significant increased risk of other autoimmune diseases. If there is any concern the wrist pain is autoimmune a work-up should be done! Don't panic! Autoimmune risk low in general and increased risk of a low risk is still low! ...Read more
Could swollen/painful lymph nodes be a Hashimoto's flare after antibiotic treatment? Swelling developed along different parts of body 3 days before end of treatment, probiotics were not being taken.
Random lip swelling due to allergy or hashimoto's/hypothyroid? Allergist says I need levothyroxine increase- endocrinologist says no, it's an allergy.
I suffer from dry eyes and Hashimoto. Had a blood test done: my eosinophils are really high (864). Crusty nose, skin rashes. What is it?
? eosinophillic syndr: If your eosinophill count is high once it could be as simple as an allergy or infection. If your eosinophils are staying high there are other concerns. These are rare diseases which can affect one part of the body or affect you head to toe. With the history you described Churgg Strauss vasculitis comes to mind. These problems require an extensive history and exam, and lab to diagnose. ...Read more
Are rashs common wth hashimotos? What can you do for them? I have hashmotos and I get a rash of dry skin on my hands and wrists after I wear my gloves
Rashes are not common with hashimotos. This could represent contact allergy to material in gloves. A small piece of lining of glove could be wet and applied to skin for 48 hours. It it e
icons rah this would confirm contact allergy. ...Read more
Can whole body itching (without a rash) be caused by hashimoto's/adrenal insufficiency? And would this indicate under-treatment?
When you thyroid is underactive, your metabolism is operating at an abnormally slow rate. Your skin is unable to grow and replace itself as it should. Additionally, your sweat and oil-producing glands are unable to function as efficiently as they could otherwise.
Dry itchy skin is most often associated with hypothyroidism, but your lab values are better indicators of disease control. ...Read more
Lymph nodes can be related to your thyroid or it could be caused by something else.
Please see your doctor about this. ...Read more
Research: I can get you started. Most folks have the signs and symptoms of anyone with hyperthyroidism at the beginning. At some point these folks usually develope hypothyroidism and the signs and sympotms of that. Research the signs and symptoms of both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Asymptomatic to: Thyroid failure: hashimoto disease is an autoimmune disorder of the thyroid and in its early phases may be asymptotic. It can cause transient symptoms of thyroid hyper-function, e.g., rapid pulse, weight loss, heat intolerance; followed by thyroid deficiency, e.g., cold intolerance, weakness, constipation, coarse skin etc. There may also be a goiter. ...Read more
No: Autoimmune thyroiditis can occur in young children, adolescents and adults of any age. We see it most often in children who have a family history of that condition. In many children that we have seen, it was mild but symptomatic enough that their mother recognized the condition and sought treatment. Even with mild disease in children the treatment can have profound benefits. ...Read more
Hashimotos is usually a condition where your immune system attacks your thyroid, making it underactive.
Try this mayo clinic review:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/hashimotos-disease/ds00567. ...Read more
Pain & tissues: Hashimotos is a thyroid endocrine gland disorder. Fibromyalgia is a widespread pain disorder generated by soft tissues being biomechanically stressed. Some doctors theorize that central (brain) nervous system processing of pain is faulty & the primary cause, but this theory is discounted by copious evidence for multiple causes of FM & significant ongoing peripheral (soft tissues) pain generation. ...Read more
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