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Thyroid And Fibroids
Uterine fibroids is also known as Fibroid. Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. They occur in 1 of every 3 women regardless of race and up to 80 % of african-american women of child bearing age. They are often asymptomatic but they can cause significant symptoms (exe. Heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, increased urinary frequency). They ...Read more
What is a fibroid capsule ? Also , can thyroids and fibroids cause loss of hair-head in african american women?
Capsule: Fibroids are uterine smooth muscle tumors (leiomyomas), and are round tumors without a capsule. Thyroid tumors can be encapsulated. Neither has anything to do with hair loss. However, thyroid disease, both hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) and hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) can result in hair loss. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Im ovulating and have regular cycle, No thyroid or fibroids or endo cysts. But still not able to conceive, actively trying from 2 yrs. Any advice?
Slow prolonged periods from last 2 Months . Um 27 n unmarried . No detection of pocs, Thyroid ,fibroid or cyst .can it be harmonal imbalance ?
Possibly: Menstrual imbalance or irregulariy can be due to multiple factors including anxiety states, besides hormonal imbalances that can be trigerred due to disease conditions, multiple drugs (even OTC ones) etc. If you dont resume regular periods in a few months, have an OB/Gyn to check you for other causes. ...Read more
No period in 3 yrs bloated & heavy breasts but not pregnant, no hot flashes always cold. Have thyroid nodules and fibroids. Is this menopause or pcos?
Probably neither...: Please see a doctor -live, in person - not everything can be diagnosed online, and you sound like you could use the help...Do it. ...Read more
What's causing my hair loss? Heavy menses due to Large Fibroids ,wearing a wig ,Anemia due to Fibroids .Thyroids are very normal ,had that checked.
Hair loss in women: Well you've already had the thyroid checked. Being anemic can cause all kinds of problems. Alopecia areata is a immune disorder where your own immune system attacks your hair cells. Infections can also cause loss as well as lupus. If you have itching as well you may have something else going on in your body..as an example, gallstones, which can cause itching and hence hair loss. ...Read more
Age:42, on thyroid replacement therapy, dub , small fibroids, high ldl, what multivitamins I should take? Natural vs synthetic? Calcium supplements?
Multivitamin+mineral: There may not be proof that multivitamins change a person's thyroid status, dub symptoms, fibroids, LDL levels, etc... American adults can take a multivitamin + minerals (one might trust name brands more). Natural or synthetic, or a mixture, should have the same effects. One can bring all his vitamins to the primary care doctor to review. Iron may help, if heavy dub. Vitamin d is needed, if low. ...Read more
Hard pregnant like belly&leaking breasts along w/other pregnancy like symptoms. Not pregnant. No ovarian cysts or fibroids&thyroids fine. Whats wrong?
I am 27yr old lady 5.1height N 82kg.i have thyroid since 3yrs and is nt stabl. hv PCOS since 8mnths N nw got cristals 4.1mm in ryt kidney N fibroid.
Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more
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