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Tissue (Definition)

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


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Could my unstable thyroid cause left chest slight continuous pain?

Could my unstable thyroid cause left chest slight continuous pain?

I don't: Know what an unstable thyroid is. If your thyroid is overactive, it can cause some aches and pains, but it is very unlikely to cause a continuous chest pain. Otherwise, your thyroid is not the culprit. ...Read more

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I have these weird sensations at the center of my chest at night when i rest, could it be related to my unstable thyroid?

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

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I am taking thyroid pills everyday. But sometimes i feel pressure on my chest & feel nervous. What could be the reason?

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

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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?

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?

Mgt/ follow up: I would let your physician know if there is any change in your blood pressure, spread of the pain to your neck, back or arms. If you have difficulty breathing a visit to the ED is indicated. Sometimes this symptom may be associated with reflux. ...Read more

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Are left chest pain and papillar thyroid carcinoma connected?

Are left chest pain and papillar thyroid carcinoma connected?

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

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What do u recommend for me to take with a chest cold but I have thyroid issues and liver is not the best?

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

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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