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Transient Viral Thyroiditis
Thyroiditis: "Transient thyroiditis" may refer to a version called "Hashimoto's disease", which is an inflammation of the thyroid. "Transient" applies to a situation that is not permanent, and usually short lived. Such may still need treatment, so see your healthcare provider for certainty. ...Read more
Several common forms of thyroiditis. Subacute thyroidits is from a virus. Your thyroid is tender, transient hyperthyroidism, but then resolution. Hashimotos thyroiditis is usually without pain, eventually causes hypothyroidism, but can coexist with graves hyperthyroidism. Two other forms are post partum thyroiditis and "painless" thyroiditis; transient hyper followed by ...Read more
Is it possible to have transient thyroiditis symptoms for 4 years? Can you go from one inflammatory stage to the next with hypothyroidism between?
Yes and No.: Yes you may have symptoms that look like thyroid symptoms. No they are not likely to be due to 4 years of thyroiditis and it certainly would not be called "transient" at that point. Thyroiditis - inflammation of the thyroid- may be caused by trauma / toxins/ infection or autoimmune disease. All of these processes resolve or progress within a four year span. ...Read more
ATA's definition: Thyroiditis is a general term that refers to “inflammation of the thyroid gland”. Thyroiditis includes a group of individual disorders that all cause thyroidal inflammation and, as a result, causes many different clinical presentations. (american thyroid association's definition). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have been diagnosed with thyroiditis. I am in the hyperthyroid stage. how long does it usually last?
Usually 2-6 weeks: Thyroiditis is inflammation of the thyroid gland, resulting in stored thyroid hormone(TH) leaking into the bloodstream faster than normal release of TH, so that TH levels are higher than normal. It can follow a viral infection or come after a pregnancy. There can be a hypothyroid phase later, but thyroiditis almost always resolves, leaving the thyroid working normally. ...Read more
I am mildly diabetic and have thyroiditis. I often have itching & rashes at night. Could out be due to these diseases?
Possible: There are different skin manifestations related to diabetes and sometimes medicines for treatment of both can cause rash so have your doctor reveiw your medicines to see if one is the culprit and examine you for rashes to see if related to these diseases. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a painful thyroiditis attack cause a skin rash? Attack was confirmed (rare) now i'm getting a rash on stomach and arms.
Not common: Thyroiditis is not usually associated with a rash, but there are reasons why they could occur together. Antithyroid drugs often cause a rash. Subacute thyroiditis is often viral, and viruses can cause rashes. Urticaria/rash are sometimes associated with autoimmune diseases. Thyroid problems often cause dry skin, which can itch, provoke a rash. ...Read more
Subacute thyroiditis, only TSH high 7 but other all normal. Have hypo symptoms. Doc says symp r not due to thyroid. Delay in gastric emptying related ?
Subacute thyroiditis: If your TSH is high and your other thyroid lab values (thyroid hormone levels) are normal, this means that you have subclinical hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism has been shown to cause delayed gastric emptying. Hopefully as your thyroid lab values return to normal your gastric symptoms will normalize as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can: Anything that causes the thyroid to grow rapidly can put too much pressure on the nerves that control the vocal cords, and make the voice sound hoarse, or weak. Inflammation from the thyroiditis can cause the thyroid to swell, and put pressure on these nerves, and cause hoarseness. However, there are several other, more common causes of hoarseness to consider as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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