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Thyroid Disorder And Itchy Ears
Have generalized anxiety disorder and experiencing cold hands and feet. Thyroid checkd tsh=0.848 and all heart test came back fine. Is this anxiety?
Low Iron low thyroid: Causes include perno, raynaud's, cryoglonulinemia, wearing gloves and wool socks and stay indoors where it's warm.Don't smoke. It impairs circulation.Avoid caffeine. It constricts blood vessels avoid handling cold objects. Use ice tongs to pick up ice cubes. .Review:cold hands and feet at www.Emedicinehealth.Com see you family doctor for an evaluation and testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard swelling of mastoid no other symptoms. I have allergies and sinus problems sometimes. Also have seborrhea on scalp and in ears?
See ENT ASAP: Mastoiditis may develop in some people and can be a difficult condition to treat with surgery often needed. I presume however that you do know where the mastoid is located otherwise it may also be from an inflammation of the salivary gland or a tumor along the side of the face. ...Read more
Could predisone help with inner ear infection? Been having vertigo, ear achne, fatigue, hot and cold.
Not infection itself: Prednisone helps many many situation, but unfortunately it does not help the infection, but actually may make it worse. However, severe infection can cause much imflammation and Prednisone is a very powerful anti-inflammatory medication, which can be quite helpful in case of swelling as in severe strepthroat, mono etc..It may help with your vertigo. Follow yr doc's instruction carefully. Good luck. ...Read more
Headache,sore eyes, throat and really sore ears. Ears feel full and gland from ears and all under enlarged and sore especially under ears. Virus?
Very likely virus: Drink plenty of liquid & get rest. May take while to improve. ...Read more
Ear fullness not related to inner ear disorder, ears are popped easily, doing allergy shots and taking zyrtec (cetirizine) ear pressures coming up normal. Advice?
Hi and thanks in advance. Is excessive sleep, sleep attacks, grinding teeth, and itchy face and scalp caused by my ocd, depression and anxiety?
Most likely: All the symptoms you are referring to are anxiety related, certainly the teeth grinding , unspecified dermatitis.. the sleep excess or sleep attacks would require further evaluation though questioning and history taking for them to be properly diagnosed. I recommend you to do a formal psychiatric consult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Morning vertigo and groggy. I have hashimotos, asthma and lots of recent stress. Can Poorly managed Hashimotos cause sleep issues? TSH 6.5 right now
I have extremely itchy skin all over, it's worse at night and i'm sure it's scabies. Also have an itchy scalp eyes and ears. Too intense! please help?
Please see your Dr.: Please see a dermatologist as soon as possible. Many different reasons for itchy skin all over. Scabies is just one of them. If this is scabies, a simple treatment with Permethrin cream applied today and in one week and following some instructions on what to do with clothing and bedding will help you get rid of this itch. If it is not scabies, this itch needs to be evaluated further. ...Read more
Hyperthyroidism and nodules .Ths is 0.50 sudden pain in thyroid and feeling unwell, exhaustion, nervousness drskeep sending me for ultrasounds and bl?
I have itchy flaky ears & often find waxy lumps of skin sitting in my ear. No pain otherwise. Is this ear dermititis? Any over-the-counter medicines?
CC: hair loss, itchy scalp, sore scalp. Irons fine, Vit D is low, Thyroid levels are high, what could cause my hair to be itchy, Sore and hair loss?
Red scaly patch and itching with white flakes in head ? Hair falling out i had sarcoidosis that affected lungs
Any link btween ringing in ears after diagnosis and treatment of papillary thyroid cancer? Evaluated by ENT and all was normal. On Synthroid (thyroxine) too..
Can Ear Nose and Throat specialists treat thyroid disorders or cancer? And can a thyroid specialist also treat thyroid problems?
Yes and no: The person to treat thyroid cancer is a head and neck surgeon. If an ENT physician is trained to do radical H&N surgery especially if the lesion is metastatic to nodes or invades jugular and laryngeal cartilage then he should be able to do the surgery. Many ENT practices do not offer enough experience for handling the more difficult surgery. As for a thyroid specialist most are endocrinologists ...Read more
I have flaky itchy akin in ears , i wear hearing aids in ears and I have itchy scalp. My doctor prescribed otocomb otic ointment for ears no change.
A different drop?: I am not the biggest fan of preparations that contain neomycin as it is known to irritate the skin of some individuals, making the itching worse. Generally complete avoidance of q tips and using a different drop like dermotic (there is a generic now too) twice a day as needed can help. Also make sure you have a drying box for your hearing aids at night so they aren't too moist. ...Read more