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Why does TSH 3.84mu/l (ft4 15pmol/l) leap to TSH 6.49 in 20dys? Tpo & tg are ok. My mr hypophysis scan from last year is ok. Do i go for another one?

Why does TSH 3.84mu/l (ft4 15pmol/l) leap to TSH 6.49 in 20dys? Tpo & tg are ok. My mr hypophysis scan  from last year is ok. Do i go for another one?

Fluctuations: The most likely cause for slightly elevated TSH with normal ft4 is "subclinical hypothyroidism". The TSH is very sensitive to minimal ft4 variations and doe there are fluctuations. However this may represent a trend towards more significant hypothyroidism, so i would repeat the test (TSH) 2 months after the second one. Repeating the MRI is unnecessary. ...Read more

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My husband had two hypophysis tumor surgeries (granulated celtumor.) his character changed, lack of emotions. Is this very common ? He is 62 years.

My husband had two hypophysis tumor surgeries (granulated celtumor.) his character changed, lack of emotions. Is this very common ? He is 62 years.

No: Emotional changes are generally not associated with non-functional pituitary tumors. However, it is important to understand these changes, and i suggest that you join your husband to see his doctor to discuss it together. Try as hard as you can to be understanding, especially if these changes cannot be easily helped. ...Read more

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Skin itch ?

Skin itch ?

Rash?: Is there anaccompaning rash? Isolated itching can be from the outside dry skin, cold, exercise or an irritation. From the inside due to medications, renal, or liver issues. Hydrocortisone cream, saran lotion, calamine, aloe vera can all offer temporary reilef. Need more info for a more specific answer. ...Read more

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Do aks itch?

Do aks itch?

Not usually: If you are having itching or the aks are spreading, consult your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is drugs bad?

Is drugs bad?

Depends!: Medications are neither inherently good nor bad. It's the (intent of) use that can make something "bad". Improper use, improper dose, improper frequency, improper route of administration can all make any "good" drug bad. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) used to lower blood pressure is a "bad" drug to lower cholesterol or cure strep throat b/c it does neither. Yet, it's a great drug for hypertension. Talk to your familydoc. ...Read more

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Is same safe?

Is same safe?

Generally, Yes: Same is used in many european countries to treat depression as well as other diseases. That said, before taking any supplement, discuss it with your doctor especially if you are taking any other medications since many otherwise safe medications can become unsafe when combined with each other or with medications. ...Read more

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How to do sex?

How to do sex?

??: Need to be more specific however with the right person nature will take over and remember to protect yourself from stds. ...Read more

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