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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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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 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 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 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 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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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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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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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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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 symptoms of hormone problems?

What are the symptoms of hormone problems?

Hormones: Meerkat, it would be easier to answer your question if you have certain symptoms that you are concerned about. ...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 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 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 thyroid dysfunction?

What are the symptoms of thyroid dysfunction?

Thyroid: The thyroid can dysfunction either by overproduction or underproduction of hormones. Hypothyroid symptoms are dry skin, coarse hair, constipation, fatigue, cold-intolerance, weight gain, forgetfulness depression and mood swings. In women they can have irregular menses. Hyperthyroidism causes tachycardia, palpitations, weight loss, tremor, dizziness, shakiness, mood swings. ...Read more

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What is the symptoms of thyroid disorders?

What is the symptoms of thyroid disorders?

Symptoms of Thyroid: You ask a question that is too broad to answer here in only 400 characters. There are a large number of thyroid disorders and they have many symptoms. Overactive: lose weight, buggy eyes Underactive: gain weight, feel cold, high BP I recommend you google thyroid disorders and symptoms and read. The best detailed source I use is uptodate.com ...Read more

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