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Is there a kind of hyper thyroidism that resolves without treatment ?

Is there a kind of hyper thyroidism that resolves without treatment ?

Yes: Dequervain's thyroiditis can make you hyperthyroid for a few days or weeks then self-cure. Another cause is eating beef into which the animal's thyroid was accidentaly placed by the butcher. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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7 months post radioiodin therapy for thyroid cancer. No lymph nodes involvement at that time. But I have tender, sowllen neck ln?

7 months post radioiodin therapy for thyroid cancer. No lymph nodes involvement at that time. But I have tender, sowllen neck ln?

Thyroid ca follow up: There are many complexities to the follow up of thyroid cancer, and you need to be followed by an Endocrinologist. An ultrasound and a blood thyroglobulin would be helpful now. Following the RAI, was there uptake in the region of that lymph node? This swollen LN could be recurrence of thyroid ca, or it could be unrelated. ...Read more

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Which treatment for thyroid pain is the very best?

Which treatment for thyroid pain is the very best?

Depends on cause: The treatment can vary depending on the cause and can range from nsaids to surgery. See your pcp or an endocrine specialist. ...Read more

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Is it easy to get treatment for thyroid conditions?

Is it easy to get treatment for thyroid conditions?

Yes: I would start first with your primary care physician. Usually a blood test is needed. If a true thyroid problem is found, your primary care physician can treat you or refer you to specialists as needed. ...Read more

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How can you get treatment for thyroid diseases?

How can you get treatment for thyroid diseases?

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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Treatment for leach bite that is red swollen and hot?

Treatment for leach  bite that is red swollen and hot?

May need antibiotic: Leeches can carry bacteria and infect one through their bite. Please seek attention as you might require an antibiotic. ...Read more

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What do you suggest for an enlarged thyroid treatment?

What do you suggest for an enlarged thyroid treatment?

Cause?: The cause is important to know because it is necessary to have a diagnosis before considering treatment options. Some causes of thyroid enlargement include: under or over active thyroid gland, multinodular goiter, lymphoma, thyroid cancer, etc. Each of these diagnoses may cause thyroid enlargement, but whether or not to treat, and how to treat depends on the cause. ...Read more