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Tonsillectomy Influencing Thyroid
Enlarged pituitary, no adenoma. Neurological endocrine system disregulation incl. fluctuating thyroid hormone w/goiter (when high). High urine pH 9.0.
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Depends on dose: For graves disease, typical doses of rai are 5-25 mci. The dose depends on your uptake and size of gland. Some doctors give low doses to try to make your thyroid normal. But this usually does not work. Either the low dose leaves you still hyperthyroid, or it makes you hypo, just like a higher dose. For this reason, many just give a high-ish dose so you become hypo quickly and go on synthroid (thyroxine). ...Read more
Had u/s of thyroid,showed Thyroiditis,enlarged cervical lymph nodes, thyroid labs are normal, I already take synthroid , now pth 119, related?
Thyroiditis: I suspect that you are being treated for Hashimoto's thyroiditis which has a nonspecific enlarged thyroid gland seen on ultrasound. Prominent cervical lymph nodes are not unusual in these cases but generally don't appear otherwise pathologic. Synthroid keeps your thyroid hormone levels normal. Your elevated PTH suggests a parathyroid adenoma which is best evaluated by an endocrinologist or surgeon ...Read more
Thyroid enlarged, positive for anti-TPO ab28.0 -0.0-60.0 iu/ml.Wbc 4.2-4.1-10.9, gran# 2.0-2.0-7.8, egfr 78.4. Causing poor memory, fatigue&anxiety?
Thyroiditis: Your tpo ab's aren't that high, but probably indicate thyroiditis. Make sure your thyroid levels are still normal and that replacement isn't requited. Your doctor can check for you. ...Read more
Will surgery for removal of hyperparathyroid correct metabolism , weight gain, poor memory, and thought processing?
Will thyroid hormones or antithyroid medications interfere with a tc99m pertechnetate thyroid scan?
Not usually: Technetium is usually trapped by thyroid gland and used to determine in young children and infants the configuration of thyroid gland, hypoplasia, absence, or increased size or hyperplasia, or abnormal location. Radioactive iodine is used in older patients for determine function of thyroid gland, increased function or hyperthyroiidism or decreased function, hypothyroidism. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Normal or sub clinical? Many symptoms/ fan history of hashi
Anti thyroid- .9
Thyroid antibody- 2.2
Looks normal: Hard to tell your units, but your labs look normal. Sub clinical hypothyroid would require your TSH to be abnormal. Your doc could consider repeating a TSH in a few months if there were continued concern of thyroidal illness. ...Read more
Taking ptu (propylthiouracil) for overactive thyroid and Clomid also; does smoking affect thyroid hormones?
Eye disease: Smoking will greatly increase your risk for developing grave's exophthalmopathy. Essentially, the eyes are pushed out because of immune deposits behind them. This will make it difficult for you to close your eyes. People go blind from this depending on severity. We don't understand why smoking increases your risk but it does. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not well, enlarged thyroid, two benign nodules that are autonomous, TSH low, T4 low end of normal, thyroglobulin antibodies present - thoughts?
Suggests autoimmune: Your symptoms and lab values suggest an autoimmune inflammatory problem. You need expert evaluation and should see a qualified doctor as soon as possible. Doctors that specialize in thyroid disorders are endocrinologists. However, many medicine doctors from family medicine and internal medicine are very adept at helping with thyroid disease. ...Read more
Is the risk of thyroid carcinoma increased with diagnosis of hashimoto thyroiditis when multiple thyroid adenomas are present. Tyab 2470?
Not if they function: If the adenomas are "cold" or do not function, then they are likely to be malignant. They do not show up on radionuclide scan because they do not function. Otherwise they are unlikely to be malignant. However, since you have many of them, you likely need and should get further workup, like aspiration biopsy, etc., along with treatment for your hashimoto's. ...Read more
Check free T4: The most common cause for having a high total T4 and T3 (liothyronine) level, with a normal tsh, is being on a birth control pill. Being on a birth control pill raises binding proteins that affect thyroid levels, but the biologically active thyroid level remains normal. This is best measured by a free T4 level. ...Read more
U/s confirmed many nodules.Bx schedules, high platelets, wbc, pot. &anemic.Chronic fever.Low acth 3. Checking addison's, cancer, hashimotos. Any thoughts?
What's the TSH level to maintain for 57+ female with Hypothyroidism, whose one & half of thyroid glands were removed for goiter surgery 15+ yr back ?
Don't base on TSH: I believe it is a mistake to base dosage on TSH alone; TSH is a surprisingly poor marker for tissue thyroid levels in many common conditions; one should assess Free T3 (liothyronine) and Free T4 and also take how the patient is feeling into account. Here are good articles about how 11 renowned specialists optimize thyroid hormone levels: http://tinyurl.com/6gvsxqu Also see http://tinyurl.com/nrww2qg ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A1c 5.4% Average Glucose is 108 and fasting insulin 19.9 uIU/mL in 19 year old male with Hashimoto's. Are these levels common with thyroid issue?
Is there a connection between those who have papillary thyroid cancer (total thyroidectomy) infertility issues, and early onset of perimenopause ?
Could hashimoto's thyroid disease affect the size of a person's thyroid lobes? Thyroid sono showed mine to be slightly smaller than normal , overall.
Why is there a persistent feeling that something is lodged in/near thyroid, one year after tonsillectomy surgery? Female, age 30.
Need a post op visit: Ask your doctor to check this during your post surgical check up. You can review your history of taking antibiotics prior to the surgery and weather you had a culture done before surgery or during surgery. It may take a while to resolve since you have had the enlarged lymph node a long time. Aso tell the doctor if it is still tender or if that has resolved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Day 3 after tonsillectomy. Very swollen & tender lymph glands causing sore neck, teeth, face, and head. Is this normal? What can I do to relieve pain?
Yes: If taking antibiotics , after 3 days , might wanna consider changing antibiotic.First 3 days are the worst .You should start to feel progressively better every day thereafter.An antiinfllamatory in combination with the antibiotics usually causes almost complete resolution of these symptoms. ...Read more
My 6 yr old is 2 weeks post-op tonsillectomy. She has a Throat infection and a large lump on her neck. What could this be?
Had a tonsillectomy on the 08/11 having alot of pain even with temgesic 0.2mg & Stilpane tablets. i cannot swallow nor talk properly, any advice? Pain is really bad it causes toothache neck ache and headache
I have a red bumps and red veins at back of my throat,should i be worried and i had tonsillectomy before 1 year
one lymph node at my right side of my neck ?
Clarify question: You mean the surgery? The surgery involves removal.There are many tools used to remove the tonsils. Most important for mom is what happens after tonsillectomy. Make sure they are hydrated and ANY bleeding you need to call your doctor and likely will need to have another trip to the OR for cautery. It generally happens in 3 % ...Read more
Adenotonsillectomy: The tonsils sit at the back of the mouth and the adenoids sit at the back of the nose in the throat. They are lymphoid tissue that have a minor role in the immune system. In situations of repeated infection or ongoing obstruction (causing breathing issues or sleep apnea), ENT surgeons may recommend removal of one or both of these. Adenoids tend to shrink away themselves by teenage years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If necessary: If surgery must be done during pregnancy--for example, due to a tonsil abscess--the safest time is during 2nd trimester. But a physician anesthesiologist can give safe anesthesia if necessary at any stage or pregnancy. We use only meds with a long record of safety during pregnancy. If surgery is elective, though, best to wait. Tonsillitis can often be treated with antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Sometimes: It isn't really well studied but some of my patients have told me the surgery helped with the gag reflux. You can't count on it, but if your tonsils are huge it stands to reason that decreasing the obstruction can open things up and diminish gagging in the presence of food or an upper respiratory infection. ...Read more
Sure: Just make sure the Tattoo place you go to is accredited, clean and practices safe, sterile procedures. ...Read more
8-10 days.: The critical period for healing after a tonsillectomy in the toddler age group is about 8-10 days. I believe solid food in very small pieces can be eaten at any time. But popsicles, milkshakes, custard, jello, gator aid are my recommendations for the first 10 days. A high carbohydrate, high protein and low fat diet is my recommendation for the first 8-10 days. ...Read more
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