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Hypothyroidism in adolescent affected growth and left untreated till 21yo,is it possible to make growth back to normal ?
Many factors: Many factors are involved--genetics, length of time without treatment for low thyroid. Has puberty completed and have bony growth centers closed? Please see your doctor and have a bone age x-ray done. Also check to make sure patient is on sufficient thyroid hormone. Good luck. ...Read more
When pituitary gland is responsible for thyroid .Then effect on TSH goes to high or low side of normal range means hypo or hyperthyroid condition?
If your: Pituitary is responsible for hypothyroidism, by definition your TSH will be low. That's what causes the thyroid deficiency. If it is normal, and your free T4 is normal, you do not have hypothyroidism or are on replacement, possibly unnecessarily. Check w/your doctor or see an endocrinologist. ...Read more
Slow hair growth: Best treatment would be vaniqa cream.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) lower testosterone or cause low testosterone ? Can it lower human growth hormone? Affecting bone or penis growth?
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and hormone: Millions of people take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for adhd. If there is no significant suppression of appetite, then there should be no impact on sex hormones, growth, or development of other organs. ...Read more
Will hair that was lost due to hypothyroidism regrow after the thyroid levels are normalized with levothyroxine?
It should: more than likely.Get a more detailed answer ›
While stress/thyroid/vitamin deficiency can cause hair loss, is hair loss around the crown of the head normal?
Male pattern loss: Hair loss around the crown of the head in men, is usually part of male pattern hair loss -- and while upsetting to many men, is "normal." http://www.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/hair-loss/hair-loss-introduction-mens some research is now developing about vitamin d in this situation -- it's not ready for clinical application yet, as it's only gone as far as animal research. ...Read more
Why hyperthyroid can cause gynecomastia? What's the connection thyroid hormone and estrogen, testosterone?
Complex interaction: Gynecomastia can occur in hyperthyroidism due to an induced increase in peripheral aromatase activity leading to an increase in circulating estrogen levels, and thus decreased testosterone levels. Most of the estrogen in men is made from the peripheral conversion of testosterone and other androgens to estrogens. Other mechanisms are probably at play as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
40 F generally healthy. Recently checked hormones due to hair loss. Thyroid/hormones normal,but testosterone 14 on scale of 20-70. Any relation?
Unlikely: There are a lot of causes of hair loss in females. The pattern needs to be looked at and need to start simple first. One of the most common causes is iron def (w or w/o anemia), recent illness, physical stress. Before getting to worried basic things should be checked. Testosterone in a female also has a lot of controversy. START SIMPLE with a good dermatologist, Gyn or endocrinologist! ...Read more
Read acupressure & massage to palms & feet stimulate pituitary secreting growth hormone, which can make adults grow taller at ANY age. Is that true?
Autoimmune Alopecia: Assuming that you have autoimmune thyroid disease and addison's disease, hair loss may also be the result of autoimmune attack on your hair follicles. Given both adrenal and thyroid involvement it is also possible that the alopecia is from being sick awhile before treatment in which case it may improve with hormone replacement. A dermatologist will help to sort out and treat if necessary. ...Read more
Hirsutism: The short answer is yes but the longer answer is very complicated. There are many reasons for women to have excess facial hair with androgen excess being on example. Androgen is a hormone very similar to cortisol and some patients with high cortisol levels also have high androgen levels leading to facial hair or male features. ...Read more
No: No but if you were diagnosed with gh deficiency, it's not uncommon to have associated thyroid problems since TSH (the pituitary signal the controls thyroid production from the thyroid gland) is secreted from cells that are adjacent to the gh secreting cells. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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