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Can celiac disease cause thyroid goiter?

Can celiac disease cause thyroid 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

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Thyroid Enlargement (Definition)

Thyroid enlargement refers to a thyroid gland that is larger than normal. The thyroid gland is located in the front of the neck, below the Adam's apple, and may become enlarged due to hyper or hypo-thyroidism. An enlarged thyroid is also ...Read more


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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

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

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Dear doc. I have coloid goiter disease, then i want my disease surgery, but doubt. What percentage to sucess if my disease is in surgery? Thanks

Dear doc. 
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

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I'm wondering are hashimoto's disease and multinodular goiter linked together?

They Can Be!: Whenever the thyroid is under an autoimmune attack, the possibility of developing a multinodular goiter is significantly increased. Whether the goiter and nodules are from Hashimoto's or not, they need to be addressed and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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Have graves disease and diffuse goiter.. Is it permanent?

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

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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!

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!

Avoid excess iodine: The only dietary restriction with Graves disease is to avoid excess iodine in your diet, such as kelp, seaweed. Also try to avoid having a radiologic study that requires IV contrast that contains iodine. ...Read more

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Does multinodular goiter with slightly elevated thyroid antibodies possibly mean an autoimmune thyroid disease?

Does multinodular goiter with slightly elevated thyroid antibodies possibly mean an autoimmune thyroid disease?

Possibly: Thyroiditis (which can be immune based) is the most common cause of a multinodular goiter. Have you doctor test for tpo antibodies if you're concerned. ...Read more

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I have graves disease and diffuse goiter.. Is there a possibility that my goiter will disappear after my hormones back to normal?

I have graves disease and diffuse goiter.. Is there a possibility that my goiter will disappear after my hormones back to normal?

Graves Disease: It is possible for your thyroid to shrink once your hormone levels are corrected, but it is not very probable. Typically, once thyroid levels are corrected, it usually keeps the thyroid from continued growth. ...Read more