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Thyroid Gland Surgery How Much Calcium Should I Take Now
My daughter was diagnosedwith calcium deposits on her thyroid gland. what are the chances they are cancer?
It is an endocrine gland which produces thyroxin hormone which controls the metabolism in every cell in the body.It produces 80 to 90%t4 and 10 to 20 %t3. These control rate of metabolism and affect the growth and rate of functions of many cells in the body it is ...Read more
2 years ago my mother went into surgery to take out her left thyroid gland. Now the doctor said the right one is starting to grow. Surgery or medicine?
Half thyroid: If half the thyroid is removed, it is normal for the other half to get bigger to compensate. Also, if the "problem" originally was a nodular thyroid, that problem usually affects both sides, even if the right side looked normal at the time. Your mother needs to see an endocrinologist who does thyroid ultrasound and biopsy. ...Read more
My thyroid gland is enlarged and i hv TSH 5.76 and tpo 5.91 IU. What does it mean? What medicie should i take? Do i need surgery for enlargd gland?
Thyroid enlarged: Is that TPO high? The normal range varies with the lab. It sounds like you have Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Unless there is a predominant nodule that is suspicious looking, you need to take levothyroxine and you don't need much of anything else. The thyroid may shrink in time, but may stay large, but there is likely no need for surgery. See an Endocrinologist. ...Read more
I take 125mg levo due to partial surgery, can I take a drop of iodine daily as well? (Had partial of thyroid gland removed/benign tumor 35yrs ago.
What's the action should take with my recurrent thyroid gland with a T3 (liothyronine) 5.1 results before going for gallbladder stones surgery asap?
I had a recurrent thyroid gland with a result of free T3 (liothyronine) 5.1 and TSH 0.01 and should go for a gallbladder surgery asap, what the action should take?
Singing is my passion since i was a kid.But, right now, i don't know how to use my voice.Think there's somehing in my thyroid gland.What will i do?
See your doctor: See you doctor. He/she will listen to you, do an examination, perhaps orders some tests, and guide you in the right direction. ...Read more
If u only have occasional episodes every two weeks of waking up HR 122 - no thyroid gland levels ok. Echo ok. Take 0.5 lorazepam if tachy- other meds?
Anxiety: Feel the Blessings of your journey of Life! I understand your anxiety about Heart Rate of 122 after waking up. It is likely that you have anxiety about your colon. At age 60, Anxiety can also be due to stress of aging, retirement, medical illness in loved ones, loss of loved ones, lack of support from the children and finances. See a psychiatrist for diagnosis, Therapy, monitoring of Lorazepam. ...Read more
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