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Dr. James Wilentz
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Is obsessive thinking thyroid related?

Is obsessive thinking thyroid related?

Thyroid/mental sxs: There are several cognitive and emotional symptoms that are related to thyroid disease. Best treatment is a combination of addressing your thyroid with your physician and working with a psychologist to help you overcome the obsessive thoughts. ...Read more

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I have ANA of 1:160 and speckled, what should I do? Could it be thyroid related because of family history?

I have ANA of 1:160 and speckled, what should I do? Could it be thyroid  related because of family history?

Not likely: ANA is a marker for autoimmune disease, but by itself is not diagnostic of a disease. Do you have any symptoms? Lab test results need to be interpreted in the context of medical history, physical examination and other findings. Please see this site for more info. http://www.lupus.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/default.aspx?a=364&template=print-article.htm. ...Read more

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I've been losing a lot of hair lately and i was wondering if it could be because i had a baby 4 months ago or could it be thyroid related?

I've been losing a lot of hair lately and i was wondering if it could be because i had a baby 4 months ago or could it be thyroid related?

Could be either: Most likely, in the absence of other symptoms, isolated hair loss after having a baby is probably from just that! if you have other symptoms of thyroid disease such as cold/ heat intolerance/ palpitations, extreme fatigue/ fluctuations in weight/ constipation, then see your dr for a complete evaluation! ...Read more

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Is the parathyroid & thyroid related? If my hypo is treated with levo or not, would my parathyroid be affected too? I also have low vit d.

Is the parathyroid & thyroid related?  If my hypo is treated with levo or not, would my parathyroid be affected too?  I also have low vit d.

Probably not: The vast majority of people with thyroid disease do not also parathyroid disease. Treatment with l-thyroxine should not affect parathyroid function. It is ok to take both l-thyroxine and vitamin d. ...Read more

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Bone in front of thyroid bothers me and I have to push it from side to side an it makes a pop/cracking sound then feels better .Why? Thyroid related?

Bone in front of thyroid bothers me and I have to push it from side to side an it makes a pop/cracking sound then feels better .Why?  Thyroid related?

Not related: There is no bone in front of your thyroid, but your larynx is located just above your thyroid. If you try to move it from side to side it normally has a cracking or grating feeling. I don't know why it should bother you. You should see an ENT if it persists. ...Read more

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Could my asthma attacks be hormones and/or thyroid-related?

Could my asthma attacks be hormones and/or thyroid-related?

Yes, sort of: Some can have asthma worsen with estrogens, stage of cycle, and also with thyroid disease. Often the baseline level of asthma defines how likely asthma reacts to these- i.e. If the allergic triggers, sinusitis (if present), ge reflux (if present and if contributing), and if chronic airway inflammation is controlled (usually inhaled corticosteroids), these hormonal factors are less of an issue. ...Read more

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Swimmers ear and enlarged thyroid related?

Otitis externa : Hello. I do not believe that there is any link between an outer ear infection and a thyroid disorder. ...Read more

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Last 3 months my periods are very light and short just ends on 3rd day and often suffer from uti.Could it be thyroid related or just the stress?

Last 3 months my periods are very light and short just ends on 3rd day and often suffer from uti.Could it be thyroid related or just the stress?

Probably neither: If you have thyroid disease your periods are usually irregular and you have other symptoms such as weight change or heat or cold intolerance. Stress can also make periods irregular but not necessarily light.It is unlikely that the uti's are related to either. ...Read more

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Is a hyperactive thyroid related to abnormal liver function?

Is a hyperactive thyroid related to abnormal liver function?

Yes: Hyperthyroidism can cause elevated liver enzymes. Drugs used to treat hyperthyroidism can also cause liver enzyme elevation. Discuss with your doctor what is causing what. Sometimes the simplest thing you can do is to treat the hyperthyroidism (curative) and see what happens to the liver enzymes. In all cases, you must follow the enzymes for trends. ...Read more

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Would clammy hands and feet be because of my thyroid? my hands and feet also get really cold sometimes. would this also be thyroid related?

Would clammy hands and feet be because of my thyroid?  my hands and feet also get really cold sometimes. would this also be thyroid related?

Can be, check w/ Dr.: The thyroid controls the thermoregulation of the body, so often when people have cold hands and feet in the dead of summer, that's a tip off! However, other things must be taken into account as well. You have a history of thyroid cancer, headache, and thyroidectomy. So make sure your thyroid panel is evaluated carefully by your doctor, and levothyroxine is optimized. ...Read more

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My tsh is 0.34 and I wake up with night sweats of my neck and chest is there a chance it's thyroid related ?

My tsh is 0.34 and I wake up with night sweats of my neck and chest is there a chance it's thyroid related ?

Unlikely: Your TSH is in the normal range and your night sweats are not likely to be due to thyroid. Have you lost weight? Do you have fever at night? If the answer to either is yes, you may need to be evaluated for the cause of night sweats. ...Read more

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Past month have been on healthy diet and exercise to loose weight. So far lost 8-9 kg, today all of a sudden though sore inflamed thyroid. Related?

Past month have been on healthy diet and exercise to loose weight. So far lost 8-9 kg, today all of a sudden though sore inflamed thyroid. Related?

See a doctor: Hi. If you're correct that it's your thyroid that's tender (and you may be wrong), you could have a painful thyroiditis (PT). This has no known relationship to diet & exercise. If you have PT, over the next few months you may sequentially experience a self-limited hyperthyroid phase followed by a self-limited hypothyroid phase, then a return to normal thyroid function. Take ibuprofen for pain. ...Read more

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Is prolactinoma/thyroid related hair loss?

Is prolactinoma/thyroid related hair loss?

If hair loss: Would tend to see with hypothyroid issue, so, you could check to be sure. Also, medication can do this, so clarify. ...Read more

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Are vaginal yeast infections and low thyroid related?

Are vaginal yeast infections and low thyroid related?

Possible, but: Vaginal yeast infections are common for a multitude of causes. Low thyroid is not so common and would be an unlikely cause for your yeast infection. Look elsewhere, but have your thyroid checked if you're concerned. ...Read more

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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