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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more


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Can amitriptyline cause increased sweating? On 10mg for a month and i've noticed i feel hot (no fever) and sweating. Thyroid normal. Hypochondriac.

Can amitriptyline cause increased sweating? On 10mg for a month and i've noticed i feel hot (no fever) and sweating. Thyroid normal. Hypochondriac.

Diaphoresis: Yes one of the side effects of Amitriptyline can cause diaphoresis or increase sweating. There are also other causes. I recommend talking to your pcp. ...Read more

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Should I consider decayed wisdom teeth a possible cause of my joint pain? Top corners of thyroid stab pain, swollen nodes/in neck, axillary. No fever

Should I consider decayed wisdom teeth a possible cause of my joint pain? Top corners of thyroid stab pain, swollen nodes/in neck, axillary. No fever

Very possible: If you know you are having problems with your molars I would suggest getting them out sooner than later. If your dentist has recommended having them out it would be wise to follow their advise. Inflammation can develop rather quickly around the wisdom teeth and can cause a sore jaw! Best of luck! ...Read more

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Why do I always feel hot but I do not have fever nor a thyroid problem. ?

Why do I always feel hot but I do not have fever nor a thyroid problem. ?

Hypothalamus: In addition to your thyroid, your hypothalamus plays a role in your body's set point temperature. The body keeps its core temperature constant at ~37 c by physio adjustments controlled by the hypothalamus where there are neurons sensitive to changes in skin & blood temperatures. The temp-reg ctrs are found in the preoptic area (anterior pt) and work w posterior pt 2 control heat producing regions. ...Read more

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Is it possible to go into a thyroid storm without a fever?

Is it possible to go into a thyroid storm without a fever?

Atypical : Thyroid storm almost always includes fever. There have been some case reports where fever didn't present, but those patients may have had separate health problems which prevented them from developing the fever associated with thyroid storm. ...Read more

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How would you know if you had a fever if you have thyroid probs and your temp is usually 96.6? Does it just go into normal range?Hope this makes sense

How would you know if you had a fever if you have thyroid probs and your temp is usually 96.6? Does it just go into normal range?Hope this makes sense

Can still get fever: As long as your thyroid levels are in the normal range, you can still get a fever with a significant infection. For many people a temperature of 96.6 is normal. Remember that 98.6 is just the average normal temperature for a population of people. ...Read more

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Hi, my girlfriends daughter age 6 both of whom are Thai living in thailand, her daughter has just been told she has thyroid fever, is this easy treata?

Hi, my girlfriends daughter age 6 both of whom are Thai living in thailand, her daughter has just been told she has thyroid fever, is this easy treata?

Yes: Most likely typhoid fever, which is not uncommon in developing world.Acquisition is usually through ingestion in food or water.Treatment is simple with antibiotics and response is usually good in uncomplicated cases. ...Read more

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I can c that my body is shivereing don't hv fever i set under fan but don't feel cold.I hv thyroid to.That's normal.B4 i never saw my body shivering.

I can c that my body is shivereing don't hv fever i set under fan but don't feel cold.I hv thyroid to.That's normal.B4 i never saw my body shivering.

Shivering: This is one mechanism the body has of increasing temperature by muscular activity. It is possible your body temp was below normal and the shivering is bringing it back up. Also may be due to excess catecholamine (epinephrine, etc.) excretion. If this is truly bothering you, see a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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