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What are the signs of having a thyroid problem?

What are the signs of having a thyroid problem?

A range of symptoms: Thyroid hormone impacts the way we process energy in the body. If you have too much thyroid hormone, you feel "jumpy, " warm, & may have diarrhea. Too little thyroid can make you sluggish, cold all the time, and constipated. It can also make your skin dry. But there are other thyroid problems, too. An enlarged thyroid (gland in the neck) may signal low levels; a lump in the thyroid can be cancer! ...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


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What are the signs and syptoms of a thyroid problem?

What are the signs and syptoms of a thyroid problem?

Multiple: Thyroid problems can involve function: too much or too little hormone. They can also involve structure: too large a size, presence of nodules, etc. There can also be thyroid cancers, but while they can occur, they represent a small percentage of the total human cancers (<1%). ...Read more

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What are the signs of a problem with my thyroid?

What are the signs of a problem with my thyroid?

Growth and Calcif.: Growth of nodule with another ultrasound is needed, Thyroid affects all organs. Note any dry skin, weakness, wgt gain or loss, muscle discomfort, heart rate changes and many more are some symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a excess thyroid problem?

What are the symptoms of a excess thyroid problem?

Increased/nervousnes: Increased nervousnes and irritability ANS weight loss even with a good appetite. Increased warmth, tremor, and palpitations are common. Some will have bulging eyes, hair loss and loss of strength. ...Read more

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What are signs of a problem with my thyroid?

What are signs of a problem with my thyroid?

Nothing specific: Hi. Signs (something you and the physician can observe; vs. symptoms, which are something you report) seldom accompany thyroid disease these days. In Graves' disease, we may see characteristic eye findings, sometimes goiter, sometimes skin/hair changes, cardiovascular things, others. In hypothyroidism, goiter may be seen, skin/hair changes, etc. Symptoms are not specific, but signs can be more so ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a pancreas problem?

What are the symptoms of a pancreas problem?

Pancreas: Besides pain there is little to note about the pancreas. I am curious as to what is the rest of the story. What is the question you are really asking? ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of thyroid problems?

What are the symptoms of thyroid problems?

Under or over active: Hypothyroidism or underactive thyroid may present with loss of energy, fatigue, sluggishness, poor memory, weight gain, constipation, cold intolerance, doughy skin, etc. Hyperthyroidims or overactive thyroid may present with palpitations, racing pulse, tremors, anxiety, sweats, insomnia, weight loss, bulging eyes, heat intolerance, etc. Go see your family physician for simple blood test (tsh). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of thyroid problems?

What are the symptoms of thyroid problems?

Depends: Hypothyroid-cold intolerance, lethargy, weight gain, constipation, dry skin, depression, nasal congestion, doughy skin, menstrual irregularity. Elevated tsh hyperthyroidism- fast heart rate, anxiety, heat intolerance, weight loss, diarrhea, tremor, menstrual irregularity. Depressed tsh. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of thyroid problems?

What are the symptoms of thyroid problems?

Thyroid gland: The thyroid is a endocrine gland that makes thyroid hormone. This hormone in children is necessary for growth and developing. In adults, it regulates metabolism. Low thyroid levels cause fatigue, weight gain, constipation and irregular menses. Too much thyroid hormone cause weight loss and palpitations. Thyroid nodules are cancer in about 5% of the time. Often there are no symptoms from nodules. ...Read more

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What are the signs of diabetes or thyroid problems?

See full answer: Diabetes: increased thirst and urination with or without increased urination at night time. Bedwetting is also possible in children. If chronic and severe, may have nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain - more common in children -type 1 dm) thyroid: depends on whether thyroid is under active or overactive.Consider cehcking: american thyroid association website: http://www.Thyroid.Org/. ...Read more

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What are signs/symptoms of a thyroid problem or disorder?

What are signs/symptoms of a thyroid problem or disorder?

Nonspecific: The s+s of thyroid disease are nonspecific. Hypothyroidism typically causes fatigue, weight gain, feeling cold, constipation, heavy periods, sleepiness. Hyperthyroidism causes weight loss, anxiety, tremors, fast heart beating, feeling hot, frequent bms, light periods, muscle weakness. However, most people with any one or combination of these symptoms have no thyroid problem at all. Get tested. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a pheochromocytoma?

What are the signs of a pheochromocytoma?

Pheochromocytoma: There are whole books written about the symptoms of pheochromocytoma. Classics are hypertension, headache, hyper metabolism, hyperhidrosis, and hyper heart rate. Some will have cafe-au-lait spots. Some will have neurofibromatosis. You can google these images and see if you have them. This is a deadly disease that I specialize in and happy to do 2nd opinion to help you and your team . ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of having a thyroid problem?

What are signs and symptoms of having a thyroid problem?

Multiple: Thyroid problems can involve function: too much or too little hormone. They can also involve structure: too large a size, presence of nodules, etc. There can also be thyroid cancers, but while they can occur, they represent a small percentage of the total human cancers (. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of overactive thyroid and what is it called?

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What are the symptoms of overactive thyroid and what is it called?

Overactive thyroid: It is called hyperthyroidism. Some symptoms are difficulty concentrating, fatigue, large thyroid in neck, frequent bowel movements, increased appetite, heat intolerance, increased sweating, irregular menstrual periods in women, nervousness, restlessness, weight loss, high blood pressure, hair loss, tremors, itching, diarrhea, upset stomach, eyes protruding (exophthalmos). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of nodules on a thyroid..

Thyroid nodules: Thyroid nodules may have no symptoms, may have symptoms of an overactive thyroid, or an under active thyroid. Please see your doctor, explain any symptoms, and then the doctor will examine you and decide what the next moves are if needed. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the symptoms of thyroid problem?

Too broad: Hi. "Thyroid problems" is a very broad field that includes over-production of thyroid hormone, under-production of thyroid hormone, benign tumors, malignant tumors, inflammation, infiltration, & fibrosis. Can't cover symptoms in 400 characters! Wanna be more specific for WHICH thyroid problem you want info on? ;-) To your health! ...Read more

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Whay are the symptoms of a thyroid infection?

Whay are the symptoms of a thyroid infection?

Pain: Infections of the thyroid, like infections anywhere else, are characterized by pain, swelling, warmth and sometimes redness. In addition an infected thyroid can release thyroid hormone which can make you hyperthyroid as well! ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of thyroid problems?

What are the common symptoms of thyroid problems?

Many: Fatigue, constipation, dry skin, losing hair, weight gain-usually water weight- are most common for underactive. Shaky, nervous, jittery, sweaty, fast heart beat, multiple bowel movements daily for overactive. But these symptoms could all be due to other causes, so see MD & get lab evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the signs of having a thyroid problem?

A range of symptoms: Thyroid hormone impacts the way we process energy in the body. If you have too much thyroid hormone, you feel "jumpy, " warm, & may have diarrhea. Too little thyroid can make you sluggish, cold all the time, and constipated. It can also make your skin dry. But there are other thyroid problems, too. An enlarged thyroid (gland in the neck) may signal low levels; a lump in the thyroid can be cancer! ...Read more

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What are signs/symptoms of a thyroid problem or disorder?

Nonspecific: The s+s of thyroid disease are nonspecific. Hypothyroidism typically causes fatigue, weight gain, feeling cold, constipation, heavy periods, sleepiness. Hyperthyroidism causes weight loss, anxiety, tremors, fast heart beating, feeling hot, frequent bms, light periods, muscle weakness. However, most people with any one or combination of these symptoms have no thyroid problem at all. Get tested. ...Read more

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What are the signs of diabetes or thyroid problems?

See full answer: Diabetes: increased thirst and urination with or without increased urination at night time. Bedwetting is also possible in children. If chronic and severe, may have nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain - more common in children -type 1 dm) thyroid: depends on whether thyroid is under active or overactive.Consider cehcking: american thyroid association website: http://www.Thyroid.Org/. ...Read more

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What are the signs and syptoms of a thyroid problem?

Multiple: Thyroid problems can involve function: too much or too little hormone. They can also involve structure: too large a size, presence of nodules, etc. There can also be thyroid cancers, but while they can occur, they represent a small percentage of the total human cancers (<1%). ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are signs or symptoms of a thyroid problem or disorder?

Could you tell me what are signs or symptoms of a thyroid problem or disorder?

Multiple: Thyroid problems can involve function: too much or too little hormone. They can also involve structure: too large a size, presence of nodules, etc. There can also be thyroid cancers, but while they can occur, they represent a small percentage of the total human cancers (<1%). ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of having a thyroid problem?

Multiple: Thyroid problems can involve function: too much or too little hormone. They can also involve structure: too large a size, presence of nodules, etc. There can also be thyroid cancers, but while they can occur, they represent a small percentage of the total human cancers (. ...Read more

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I have hyper thyroidism what r the.Problems related to it?

I have hyper thyroidism what r the.Problems related to it?

Nothing if treated!: If treated appropriately, you do not have to have any long-term consequences from hyperthyroidism. If left untreated, the most serious concern is a heart problem like rapid or irregular heartbeat. Longstanding hyperthyroidism can cause osteoporosis (fragile bones) and fractures. If untreated, other issues can be psychiatric disease, weight loss, trouble sleeping, or eye disease. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of thyroidism?

What are the symptoms of thyroidism?

2 different ways: Hypothyroid includes weight gain, slower mental processes, fatigue, constipation, reduced menstruation... Hyperthyroid includes weight loss, shakiness, elevated blood pressure, rapid heart rate, feeling hot.... See your doctor or endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for thyroidism?

What are the symptoms for thyroidism?

Fatige/dry skin/cons: The following symptoms fatigue dry skin constipation unexplained weight gain depression slow heart rate thinning hair heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods muscle weakness hoarseness puffy face constipation thinning hair increase sensitivity to cold impaired memory elevated blood cholesterol level muscle ache and joint pains syptoms get worse if not treated with thyroid hormone. ...Read more

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How to treat hypo thyroidism permanently?

How to treat hypo thyroidism permanently?

Synthroid (thyroxine): The only way to handle hypothyroidism is to take synthroid (thyroxine) for life, which is a synthetic version the hormone that you are deficient in. ...Read more

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Taking collagen but have a hypo thyroidism is it ok?

Taking collagen but have a hypo thyroidism is it ok?

Yes: collagen supplement is not a contraindicated with hypothyroidism. The question why are you taking collagen supplement . collagen is provided amply in the diet if you eat animal protein. ...Read more

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Is there a kind of hyper thyroidism that resolves without treatment ?

Yes: Dequervain's thyroiditis can make you hyperthyroid for a few days or weeks then self-cure. Another cause is eating beef into which the animal's thyroid was accidentaly placed by the butcher. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have thyroidism?

How do I know if I have thyroidism?

TFT's: Thyroid disorders are usually diagnosed via blood test and clinical symptoms. Thyroid function tests include measuring blood levels of TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) and thyroid hormone levels (t3 (liothyronine) and t4). ...Read more

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Can you have both hyper and hypo thyroidism?

Can you have both hyper and hypo thyroidism?

Not simultaneously: Hi. Yes, you can, but not simultaneously. For example, treatment of Graves' disease often renders the patients hypothyroid. Hypothyroidism can sequentially follow hyperthyroidism. Same for a self limited process called a subacute thyroiditis - hyperthyroidism followed by hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism can be over treated causing hyperthyroidism. Hyper and hypo cannot be present at the same time. ...Read more

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Which is easier to correct- hyper or hypo thyroidism?

Which is easier to correct- hyper or hypo thyroidism?

Hypothyroidism...: Hypothyroidism is easier to correct. In hypothyroidism, supplemental thyroid hormone can be taken to reach an adequate normal level. Hyperthyroid states are usually more difficult to control. Depending on the hyperthyroid illness, radioactive iodine, surgery, or anti-thyroid medications may be used. Often hypothyroidism results after treating hyperthyroid patients, but is easy to deal with. ...Read more

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