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All my symptoms point to thyroid disorder but test say no. Is there another thyroid test I need?

All my symptoms point to thyroid disorder but test say no. Is there another thyroid test I need?

Symptoms: Hi. There's not a SINGLE symptom associated with hypo- or hyperthyroidism that is specific to hypo- or hyperthyroidism. Therefore, it is not surprising that symptoms you thought were due to thyroid dysfunction are associated with normal thyroid function. If your TSH and free T4 are normal, then you symptoms are not due to thyroid dysfunction. Good luck at finding a cause if there is one! ...Read more

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Dr. Steve Martinez
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Thyroid Enlargement (Definition)

Thyroid enlargement refers to a thyroid gland that is larger than normal. The thyroid gland is located in the front of the neck, below the Adam's apple, and may become enlarged due to hyper or hypo-thyroidism. An enlarged thyroid is also ...Read more


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How will my thyroid disorder influence thermage procedure results?

How will my thyroid disorder influence thermage procedure results?

Not at all: Thermage simply aims to tighten the skin and dermis by heating up the tissues, it has very operator dependant, and unpredictable results. What are you attempting to use it for? You may do better considering a more invasive procedure for skin tightening, or perhaps less. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm suffering from thyroid disorder from the last 6 yrs and would like to know if it will create problem for me to conceive?

Need more info: You did not specify the "thyroid disorder" with which you are afflicted. If you have the more common hypothyroidism, it is important to test for Hashimoto's thyroiditis which is an auto-immune condition where the body attacks the thyroid gland. With Hashimoto's, a patient may have impaired fertility and an increase risk of miscarriage. Please work closely with your physician. ...Read more

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Lately, i've been sleeping 5 hours and waking up every hour for past weeks. Could lots of changes in life cause this? I also have thyroid disorder.

Lately, i've been sleeping 5 hours and waking up every hour for past weeks. Could lots of changes in life cause this? I also have thyroid disorder.

Yes, stress can: Cause problems with sleep. Have thyroid regularly monitored. Use good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep regular bed ; wakening time (includes weekends). Get up same time daily. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable mattress ; pillows. 4. Use bedroom only for sleep ; sex. Put. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i'm suffering from thyroid disorder from the last 6 yrs and would like to know if it will create problem for me to conceive?

What do you suggest if i'm suffering from thyroid disorder from the last 6 yrs and would like to know if it will create problem for me to conceive?

Thyroid disorder: You don't say what kind of thyroid disorder. Either way, hypo and hyperthyroidism is readily treatable, and once treated it should not have a significant impact on conception. ...Read more

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Can a thyroid disorder lead to thyroid cancer?

Can a thyroid disorder lead to thyroid cancer?

Yes, in some cases: Anytime there is chronic inflammation in a part of the body, that increases cell turnover and the risk of cancer is increased. This is true of most organ systems in the body. The relative risk depends on many things, such as the specific nature of the thyroid disorder, how it was/is treated and whether or not there is ongoing inflammation in the gland. I suggest discussing this with endocrinology. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a thyroid disorder, what happens if i stop taking my synthroid (thyroxine).?

What to do if I have a thyroid disorder, what happens if i stop taking my synthroid (thyroxine).?

Thyroid: If stop your medication, u might end up with myxedema (low thyroid functions) with multiple symptoms such as dry skin, weight gain, mood changes, cramps, fatigue, irregular menses. ...Read more

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My aunt thinks i could have a thyroid disorder (all the females in our family have it) despite the test i had coming back fine. It is possible?

My aunt thinks i could have a thyroid disorder (all the females in our family have it) despite the test i had coming back fine. It is possible?

Depends: It depends upon what tests were rum and what the results were. You can always ask for a second opinion, but you don't have to develop a thyroid problem at this time just because other female family members have done so. ...Read more

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I ve been experiencing hot n burning sensations in my skin. I checked for thyroid disorder but all is ok. but I still felt d hot n burning sensations.

Investigate: Nerve damage to the peripheral nerves can cause this even if the thyroid is normal. Also certain allergic reactions could give this symptom, or a metabolic disorder. Would continue to have it evaluated by your primary care doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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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


Goiter (Definition)

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