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Been told I have a full thyroid. Blood work fine. Would an MRI with contrast detect thyroid cancer? Had a recent one for an MS checkup.
no MRI: You don't need an MRI of the thyroid. I am not sure you need anything. What is a "full thyroid"? You have to ask your doctor what is meant by that. It may mean it is slightly enlarged. Most of the causes of that are benign. You may want to see an endocrinologist.... Rather than get an unnecessary test. Also, be careful not to overreact to things your doctor may say/write. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was to the doctor today for my monthly checkup due to low thyroid and sleep apnea well I've had back problems in the past.. no reflexes why?
HYPOREFLEXIA: HYPOREFLEXIA IS SYMETRIC CAN BE SEEN WITH HYPOTHYROIDISM. CHECK TFTS!! Start a gluten free diet WEIGHT LOSS IS CRITICAL .Wholeapproach.com gutblisscom. If CPAP or BIPAP is poorly tolerated seek ENT CONSULT for UPP/ vs Hyoid suspension. Limit use of sedatives/hypnotics like ambien/lunesta/rozerem. D/W your doctor all options if RLS is present neurontin/Topamax may help. Provigil&Nuvigil 4 FATIGUE! ...Read more
Eye checkup Dr said eyes dry. Asked about Thyroid. My mother hypo. My GM was goiters. Is it Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism that would give dry eyes?
I have done my blood check up and found thyroid problem tcs 7.67. And starts thyronorm 25mcg. After three days on taking the medicine the problem sta?
I am below normal weight and i don't eat much during my day.. What shall i do? I am 26 yrs. And 81lbs and i did all needed check up thyroids, hormones.
How can I tell I have thyroid? What are the symptoms? When should I go for a check up? My periods are also late for past 2months.
Does eating rice daily makes a person fat? The person is 50-year-old woman, is obese and has got thyroid reported in check-up. Food tips?
Not really: Eating rice daily doesnt make you fat necessarily. Rice does have a lot of calories and carbohydrates so eating a lot of it could lead to weight gain. Also for patients with diabetes it makes it difficult to control the blood sugars when people eat lots of rice. Bottom line is that everything should be done in moderation. ...Read more
DiabetesCardiologist: Patients with diabetes are at high risk for heart disease and therefore should see a cardiologist regularly. At a minimum once a year to check lipids , a1c and get t least once a stress test. Thyroid supplements also can impact the heart and make it even more important to see both an endocrinologist and cardiologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have done the whole body thyroid check up scan twice. This time, my new endo, is making me do the low iodine diet. Why? It's not RAI treatment
See below: The low iodine diet improves the detection of thyroid cancer, including any cancer that has spread to another part of the body. Thyroid tissue picks up iodine to use it to form thyroxine. A low iodine diet makes the thyroid tissue "hungrier" and improves the uptake of radioactive iodine. ...Read more
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