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Thyroid Problems And Excessive Gas
I am having excessive gas..also I have piles problem and due to stuck gas it pains a lot. in the past three months before I was having a lot of gas and loose motion?
GI dysfunction: Keep a food diary , may have food intolerances like dairy, soy, or gluten. Could try a week off diary and see if that helps. Lactose intolerance develops in late youth/ adulthood. Would also check for h pylori a bacteria that is associated with reflux. f/u wiht doc urgent care. ...Read more
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
I hv excessive gas problem. After eating wheat or taking milk. Cant avoid wheat n milk. Is there any other solution for this?
Gas after wheat/milk: For lactose intolerance use lactacid pills with meals True allergy avoid milk products due to severe reaction. For wheat- avoidance . For gas- GasX. Besides acute symptoms there are long term effects such as malapsortion ,anemia Discuss/assess w/ allergist /nutritionist/support group http://acaai.org/allergies/types/food-allergies/types-food-allergy/wheat-gluten-allergy ...Read more
Yes: If you're hypothyroid (underactive) you may well be tired all the time because you will feel like you're "out of gas". If you are hyperthyroid, you may suffer from insomnia which will also make you feel tired. Additionally, being on "overdrive" all the time with an over active thyroid will also leave you feeling tired. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In addition...: Other than functional problems, the thyroid gland can enlarge (a goiter) or form benign or malignant masses without having any impairment in function. In those cases, you can be asymptomatic other than feeling like something is stuck in your throat, throat tightness, or difficulty with swallowing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends: It depends on what kind of thyroid problem you have. Too much or too little thyroid hormone can make people feel badly, and affect their work, relationships, and happiness. Nodules can grow and cause trouble swallowing, finding a comfortable position to sleep, or cause hoarseness. Cancerous nodules can grow and spread to other body parts. All of these are very treatable get checked! ...Read more
Under or over active: Hypothyroidism or underactive thyroid may present with loss of energy, fatigue, sluggishness, poor memory, weight gain, constipation, cold intolerance, doughy skin, etc. Hyperthyroidims or overactive thyroid may present with palpitations, racing pulse, tremors, anxiety, sweats, insomnia, weight loss, bulging eyes, heat intolerance, etc. Go see your family physician for simple blood test (tsh). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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