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Doc tested me neg for strep Tuesday. Looks like strep, & pimple-like in back of throat. Lost my voice. Today, woke up w/red eye. Why? What is it?

Doc tested me neg for strep Tuesday. Looks like strep, & pimple-like in back of throat. Lost my voice. Today, woke up w/red eye. Why? What is it?

Probably viral: This sounds like adenovirus. Adenovirus will give you a sore throat and also cause conjunctivitis. Drink lots of fluids, should get better soon. Also laryngitis (losing voice) goes along with viral illness. ...Read more

Dr. Phil Zapanta
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Hoarse Voice (Definition)

Hoarseness is having difficulty producing sound when trying to speak, or a change in the pitch or quality of the voice. The voice may sound weak, very breathy, scratchy, or husky. Hoarseness is usually caused by a problem in the vocal cords. Most cases of hoarseness occur with swelling (inflammation) ...Read more


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Do you always get prominent eyes with thyroid disease?

Do you always get prominent eyes with thyroid disease?

No: Most thyroid disease is due to excessive secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone by the brain. This does not affect the eyes. A small number of cases also secrete a product which stimulates the production of material deposited behind the eye cause protrusion of the eye (s). This is termed exophthalmos. When the two occur together it is graves disease - about 10% of the total. ...Read more

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Are protruding eyes normal for anyone, or are they always thyroid disease?

Are protruding eyes normal for anyone, or are they always thyroid disease?

Not always thyroid : Normal for some people. Concerning if just one side. I had one patient sent to me for possible thyroid disease because she had a protruding eye even though she had normal thyroid tests. I had her get an mri. Turns out she had a tumor behind her eye. ...Read more

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I have eye thyroid disease for 4yrs. Its finally starting 2 settle. Like 2 know what options, costs, etc i may have to have my normal lookin eyes back.

I have eye thyroid disease for 4yrs. Its finally starting 2 settle. Like 2 know what options, costs, etc i may have to have my normal lookin eyes back.

Depends on changes: That occur. Typically, there is proptosis (think marty feldman), exposure, and sometimes even optic neuropathy caused by compression in the orbit. Oculoplastic surgeons can provide some excellent options for both cosmetic and functional improvement in thyroid eye disease (aka thyroid ophthalmopathy.) find a good oculoplastics specialist. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for dark eye circles due to thyroid disease?

Is there a cure for dark eye circles due to thyroid disease?

No: Dark circles are more a genetic pattern than anything else. Allergy is the next common cause. Thyroid disease usually does not cause dark circles. It can cause lid edema that may be perceived as dark circles. See your family doctor. ...Read more

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Pain above left eye,frontal,pareital,occipital, back of neck for 7days.had dolopar,flexon,nims,brofon.nothing worked.is it migriane,thyroid disease?

Pain above left eye,frontal,pareital,occipital, back of neck for 7days.had dolopar,flexon,nims,brofon.nothing worked.is it migriane,thyroid disease?

A few possibilities: Could be tension headache (HA),but they rarely last that long.Sinus HA-if severe-can cause all your symptoms.Onset & type of pain are impt: if it started in neck/upper back-could be musculoskeletal dysf.Could be viral or Zoster.Could be inflammation of cranial nerves.Time to see dr.Osteopathic manipulation may help if rib, vertebral, or cranial problem, sinusitis.Neuroprolotherapy could help. ...Read more

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How can you prevent from getting red eyes disease ?

How can you prevent from getting red eyes disease ?

Depends: There are many causes of red eyes, only some of which are diseases. Likewise, prevention and treatment varies. I recommend you see an ophthalmologist, if you are bothered by red eyes. ...Read more

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Adult kawasaki disease: is the strawberry tongue, rash, and/ or red eyes always present with the illness?

Adult kawasaki disease: is the strawberry tongue, rash, and/ or red eyes always present with the illness?

Kawasaki Disease: Kawasaki disease, or mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome, occurs predominantly in children and rarely in adults. Symptoms include acute vasculitis, mucosal inflammation, rash, cervical adenopathy, hand and foot swelling, and late fingertip desquamation. In the most severe cases, aneurysms develop in one or more coronary arteries. ...Read more

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Why are people with harlequin type ichthyosis disease born with red eyes?

Why are people with harlequin type ichthyosis disease born with red eyes?

The eyelids...: The eyelids of these children often are rolled out and pulled away for the eyes. This exposes the inside surface of the eyelids which is very vascular and causes the eyes to be exposed and become irritated. In addition, the eyes can often bleed. It is a very difficult situation. ...Read more

Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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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