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What Disease Can Cause A Goiter
Yes: Celiac disease is an auto-immune condition. In other words, with auto-immune conditions, the body's immune system is responding incorrectly and attacking itself. In the case of celiac disease, the body's immune system is causing intestinal damage. Having celiac disease, will put you at risk of developing others, such as thyroid disease, type 1 diabetes and others. The opposite is also true. ...Read more
Dear doc. I have been eating thyrozol 5mg/day and propanolol 10mg/day, cause i'v disease coloid goiter, so can I follow to practice karate?Thanks
heart rate?: If your resting heart rate is between 60 and 100 and you otherwise feel okay with exercise, i don't see where there would be any harm performing karate while under treatment for an overactive thyroid. If you have access to a thyroid stimulating hormone level (TSH) and its normal, there would be absolutely no issue at all but even if it's off, you're ok if you feel ok. ...Read more
I have coloid goiter disease, then i want my disease surgery, but doubt. What percentage to sucess if my disease is in surgery? Thanks
No surgery.: To have success in surgery you have to have an objective. You don't get surgery just because you have disease. For goiter, surgery is usually indicated if there is a suspicion of cancer or the goiter has gotten so large that your airway is at risk for compression. Always ask your doctor why your having surgery and "because i said so" is not a good answer. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on the severity of the goiter and treatment choice you made to treat the graves' disease. If you choose radioactive iodine, the goiter will shrink but will not go away completely. If you choose anti-thyroid drug, the goiter might shrink even slower. Surgery will obviously take care of the whole thing. Talk to your doctor about your options. ...Read more
I have a diffuse toxic goiter or also known as grave's disease. Currently, I am under medication. What food should I eat and avoid? Thank you!
Does multinodular goiter with slightly elevated thyroid antibodies possibly mean an autoimmune thyroid disease?
I have graves disease and diffuse goiter.. Is there a possibility that my goiter will disappear after my hormones back to normal?
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