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Doctor insights on: Teen Hypothyroidism And Breast Growth

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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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Can hypothyroid cause my breast pain?

Can hypothyroid cause my breast pain?

NOT likely: Mild hypothroidism is often asymptomatic. There are many possible symptoms of hypothyroidism, depnding on the severity, but common ones are: fatigue, loss of energy, lethargy, wt gain, decrease appetite, cold intolerance, dry skin, hair loss, sleepiness, muscle/joint pain, weakness in extremities, depression, emotional issues--just to name a few. Breast pain is not..So consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am hypothyroid and my dosage has raised to 100mg I been on it a month now and my skin still hot and my breast hot aches and pain to my arm to back?

I am hypothyroid and my dosage has raised to 100mg I been on it a month now and my skin still hot and my breast hot aches and pain to my arm to back?

Thyroid: Any time you have symptoms that you think could be related to your thyroid medication dose you must contact your doctor. Being Sunday with your doctor not being in clinic I would recommend that you don't take thyroid medicine for the next 24 hours. ...Read more

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Hypothyroidism, take 50mcg Thyronorm daily. Read that HRTs like the above increase risk of breast cancer in long run. Is this true?

Hypothyroidism, take 50mcg Thyronorm daily. Read that HRTs like the above increase risk of breast cancer in long run. Is this true?

Not with this hormon: The word HRT means use of female Hormones(like estrogen/progesterone) for post meopausal symptoms like hot flashes etc. What you are taking has no effect on the breast, only estrogens do. ...Read more

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35 years, childless, hypothyroidism, 50 mcg Thyronorm daily. Read long term use of thyroid HRT can increase risk of breast cancer. Is this true?

35 years, childless, hypothyroidism, 50 mcg Thyronorm daily. Read long term use of thyroid HRT can increase risk of breast cancer. Is this true?

No: this medication is a synthetic Thyroid hormone which you need to survive. The levels should be monitored and adjusted by a doctor. It should not increase your Breast cancer risk. The replacement hormones people use for hot flushes (estrogen/progesterone) during and after menopause do cause increased risk. ...Read more

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Lighter than normal periods this cycle.On metformin and ttc on Clomid (clomiphene) 100 mg also hypothyroid (under control).Sore breasts.. Chances of pregnancy?

Lighter than normal periods this cycle.On metformin and ttc on Clomid (clomiphene) 100 mg also hypothyroid (under control).Sore breasts.. Chances of pregnancy?

Pregnancy test: It is hard to say. Thyroid conditions can cause abnormal periods. You would need to take a pregnancy test, over the counter or better yet with your doctor to determine pregnancy. ...Read more

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i have hypothyroidism. i got symptoms such as leaky breasts, chronic fatigue, exhaustion,feeling faint. T3 (liothyronine) is 1.8 T4 is 16 TSH is 0.02 can you help??

 i have hypothyroidism. i got symptoms such as leaky breasts, chronic fatigue, exhaustion,feeling faint. T3 (liothyronine) is 1.8 T4 is 16 TSH is 0.02 can you help??

Conflicting labs: Based on the lab values you posted, there's some inconsistencies. In hypothyroidism, the T3 (liothyronine) and T4 are low while the TSH is high. The TSH can decrease if you are on medication and on too high a dose. Please follow up with your doctor to review your test results and diagnosis. Good health. ...Read more

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Cigerates stunt breast growth in teens?

Cigerates stunt breast growth in teens?

Probably not: Not aware of any actual data on this, but more importantly, there is a clear link between early smoking and later development of breast cancer (as well as many other cancers). Do yourself a favor and kick the habit now. ...Read more

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Can eating foods with phytoestrogens increase teen's breast growth?

Can eating foods with phytoestrogens increase teen's breast growth?

Doubt it: There is a lot of disinformation and deception about "phytoestrogens"; it's sad to hear an environmental extremist claim we are being demasculinized by them while eating tofu, which is loaded with them. Breast size is mostly genetic and a young woman's natural hormones will do their work -- they are far stronger than phytoestrogens. ...Read more

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Is it possible for herbal supplements in a teen to cause breast growth?

Is it possible for herbal supplements in a teen to cause breast growth?

Yes: Yes, it is possible in particularly responsive individuals.Mthere are many herbal supplements and some foods that contain estrogen like properties and if taken in excess may produce breast tissue growth and other undersireable outcomes. For example, the effects of soy's estrogen-like isoflavones and phytoestrogens on breast growth and cancer in makes and females is not fully understood. ...Read more

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Can there be an average breast growth rate for teens?

Can there be an average breast growth rate for teens?

Not really: All patient's are different and mature at different rates. Talk to your pediatrician about your child's development and they will be able to address your concerns. ...Read more

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What are some ways thats you can increase breast growth for teens?

What are some ways thats you can increase breast growth for teens?

Be patient, be you: Breast development is different for everyone. Some of us are early "bloomers" and some of us are late. You can try a padded bra if you are feeling self conscious. Having big breasts is not all that it seems because many women undergo breast reduction to make them smaller. Be proud of who you are and your breast size. You want to be known for more than a cup size. ...Read more

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How can I accelerate breast growth?

How can I accelerate breast growth?

Breasts: Breast size is likely to ^ w puberty, pregnancy & possibly prior to your period. You can build up chest muscles w exercise & weight lifting but it will not ^ the amt. Of fatty tissue. There are no pills, herbs or machines that will ^ breast size. Breast augmentation is surgical enlargement. A padded bra will ^ appearance of volume. A supportive, well fitting bra can also enhance appearance. ...Read more