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Thyroid Tissue In Chest
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
I have these weird sensations at the center of my chest at night when i rest, could it be related to my unstable thyroid?
Family pract: Having what we call palpitations which are heavy pounding or irregular heart beats that are not normally felt. Hyperthyroidism can cause or aggravate symptoms. Check with your dr he will order lab studies , an echocardiogram , and possibly a 24 hr holter monitor to determine if these feelings need to be treated. ...Read more
I am taking thyroid pills everyday. But sometimes i feel pressure on my chest & feel nervous. What could be the reason?
Need lab test : Recommend having your thyroid levels (t3, t4, total, free, reverse, uptake, ...) checked to be sure your body is not getting more than it needs. If all levels are normal sometime taking the medication at bedtime instead of 1st thing in am or changing the brand can help. Generic is less favored. Talk with your dr as there are other conditions which can cause you to feel nervous & chest pressure. ...Read more
Chest pressure for some days. I figured thyroid meds may need 2 be adjusted. HRate seems normal though. What can i do to help until i see Dr?
Not necessarily: Thyroid cancer can be without symptoms other than swelling in the neck or abnormal thyroid function levels on bloodwork. If it does cause symptoms, it can give an appearance of an overactive thyroid: weight loss, racing heartbeat, feeling hot when others feel comfortable, diarrhea, and anxiety. You don't have to have all of these symptoms. Start with bloodwork to see if your levels are ok. ...Read more
What do u recommend for me to take with a chest cold but I have thyroid issues and liver is not the best?
Chest cold: For now go to your pharmacy and ask the staff what you should take without a prescription. If things are not better in 2-3 days please go to an Emergency Room nearby. ...Read more
I'm going to have a tatoo done, the area that the tatoo will be placed is on my chest, kind of near my thyroid goitre, would it be okay?
Ok: Just remember to go to reputable tattoo place, where instruments are sterilized. ...Read more
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