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What do thyroid problems in men cause?

What do thyroid problems in men cause?

Same as others: We are not that special. Thyroid problem in men will cause the same symptoms as in women (minus the menstruation symptoms, of course). Hypothyroid: fatigue, hair loss, hoarse voice, slower speech, depressed, brittle nails, dry skin, feeling cold, constipation, weight gain...Hyperthyroid: nervousness, fast heartbeat, weight loss, feeling hot, trouble sleeping, tremot, pooping too much... ...Read more

Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


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Do thyroid problems in men cause impotence?

Do thyroid problems in men cause impotence?

Possibly: Both hypo and hyperthyroidism can cause erectile dysfunction (impotence). The condition of low thyroid levels (hypothyroidism) is more likely to do so. Furthermore, untreated hypothyroidism can lead to high prolactin levels, that may additionally contribute to sexual dysfunction. ...Read more

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Does thyroid problem in women and men cause impotence?

Does thyroid problem in women and men cause impotence?

Yes to both: Thyroid dysfunction --- either too much thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism) or too little (hypothyroidism) --- can disrupt the male or female reproductive system by causing changes in sex hormones as well as prolactin. Alterations in sex hormones (testosterone in men, and estrogen in women) and prolactin, can in turn, lead to sexual dysfunction, including abnormal periods, and sexual dysfunction. ...Read more

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What problems can low testosterone cause in women?

What problems can low testosterone cause in women?

Low libido: But this is reversible with low dose testosterone supplementation ...Read more

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What thyroid abnormalities can cause those over 36 to grow noticeably taller? In rare instances can hypothyroidism or Levoxyl do it? No other symptomS

What thyroid abnormalities can cause those over 36 to grow noticeably taller? In rare instances can hypothyroidism or Levoxyl do it? No other symptomS

None: In the absence of your taking growth hormone to build your body, I would look to your pituitary for a reason to have both thyroid and growth problems. An endocrinologist may be of help here. The best of wishes for good health. ...Read more

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What are the diagnostics test(s) should I do to make sure my thyroid, adrenal glands are ok? Can I detect anemia from CBC test? What else other than this three abnormalities can cause ADHD like feelings?

What are the diagnostics test(s) should I do to make sure my thyroid, adrenal glands are ok? Can I detect anemia from CBC test? What else other than this three abnormalities can cause ADHD like feelings?

Basic stuff: CBC is 100% sensitive for anemia. Thyroid / TSH panel will not miss hyper or hypothyroidism. Morning cortisol is your screen for Addison's; history is best screen for Cushing's rather than dexamethasone suppression test. Be open to the idea that a difficult life situation might explain your feeling unwell before "going gluten-free" or whatever, and be aware that adult ADHD is real and treatable. ...Read more

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Does anyone know what the symptoms of low thyroid problems are?

Does anyone know what the symptoms of low thyroid problems are?

Many, many possible: Symptoms may include: fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart rate depression impaired memory. ...Read more

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A dr. said thyroid abnormalities can cause adults over 35 to grow taller. Which ones cause that? Hypothyroidism? Do any other rare genetic disorders?

A dr. said thyroid abnormalities can cause adults over 35 to grow taller. Which ones cause that? Hypothyroidism? Do any other rare genetic disorders?

Myth: Perhaps you are citing that PHD in electrical engineering that posts health claims on the web. You do not grow taller after your growth centers (late teens to early 20's). ...Read more

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What are reasons why thyroid problems always happen in women ?

What are reasons why thyroid problems always happen in women ?

Thyroid: Most thyroid disorders are caused by autoimmune processes which are more common in women. Unfortunately it is still not know why this is. ...Read more

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How common is thyroid problems in your twenties?

How common is thyroid problems in your twenties?

Fairly common: Particularly if it runs in the women of your family. If you have questions or concerns, contact your doctor. ...Read more

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What hormone imbalances can cause excessive face/head sweating? I have underactive thyroid, kidney disease, & low cortisol levels. Can these diseases?

What hormone imbalances can cause excessive face/head sweating? I have underactive thyroid, kidney disease, & low cortisol levels. Can these diseases?

Any of them: Sweating from overactie thyroid. It could also be from hormonal changes with estrogen or testosterone, and with kidney disease you could have an imbalance of those. ...Read more

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Can problem in prostrate gland like enlargement cause ED? What is the acceptable frequency of musterbation for men that does not cause any harm?

Can problem in prostrate gland like enlargement cause ED?  
What is the acceptable frequency of musterbation for men that does not cause any harm?

No limits: actually, regular masturbation is quite beneficial to your prostate. There is NO relationship between frequency of masturbation and ED. Prostae enlargement or disease can be responsible for ED, not masturbation. ...Read more

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What are some things that can cause corynebacterium in my urine ?

What are some things that can cause corynebacterium in my urine ?

This bacterial type: Is commonly found on skin or mucosal surfaces and can be a contaminant in the urine but corynebacteria urealyticum can cause urine infections associated with bladder stones and an alkaline urine. ...Read more

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How common is hypothyroidism in male teens? What are some symptoms that would warrant a thyroid panel?

How common is hypothyroidism in male teens? What are some symptoms that would warrant a thyroid panel?

Not common: Hypothyroidism signs and symptom may include: •Fatigue •Increased sensitivity to cold •ConstipationDry skin •Unexplained weight gain •Puffy face •HoarsenessMuscle weakness •Elevated blood cholesterol level •Muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness •Pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints •Thinning hair •Slowed heart rateDepressionImpaired memory uncommon in male teens ...Read more

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Please explain symptoms, possible causes, and problems of a young man converting too much of his testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (dht). ?

Please explain symptoms, possible causes, and problems of a young man converting too much of his testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (dht). ?

Too much DHT: The enzyme is 5-alpha reductase that converts "t" to dht. It should be well regulated by the body. Some will genetically have more active enzyme systems. Exogenous testosterone, especially topical, can cause a Dht imbalance because their is more 5 Alpha Redux taste in the skin. Dht is referred to as bad testo. Symptoms of too much Dht include prostate enlargement and male pattern baldness. ...Read more

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What I can do to treat female hair loss. No cancer , no thyroidm no chronic problems. Hormones have been checked and normal, hair transplant?

What I can do to treat female hair loss. No cancer , no thyroidm no chronic problems. Hormones have been checked and normal, hair transplant?

Hair transplant: The best treatment for hair loss in men and women is transplantation of hair from the back of the head to the area of hair loss. The hair from the back regions of the head are genetically designed to remain in place despite hormonal changes. Transplantation can be completed by strip harvest of by [fue] follicular unit extraction. Transplantation is completed most naturally as single hairs. ...Read more

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Does cipralrex cause Cancer or problems in the body?

Does cipralrex cause Cancer or problems in the body?

Cipralex and cancer?: No. Cipralex, an SSRI often prescribed for depression and/or anxiety is not known to cause cancer. Most "problems in the body" (or side effects) that can be caused by cipralex are benign (not seriously harmful) and self-limited (they pass). Always discuss the risks, benefits, and potential side effects of any medication you may take with your doc. Rarely, SSRIs can cause serious side effects. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause high calcium in blood or its just hyperthyroid? Can any docs explain?

Can hypothyroidism cause high calcium in blood or its just hyperthyroid? Can any docs explain?

No: Hi. High blood calcium is not a manifestation of hypo- or hyperthyroidism. Don't confuse the thyroid gland with the parathyroid glands...no relation other than anatomical proximity. The parathyroids run the blood calcium show, and parathyroid tumor(s) is/are the leading cause of high blood calcium. If you have high blood calcium, see an endocrinologist. All the best to you! ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause joint pain and it is hard to concentrate on any work i feel depressed are this common in hypothyroidism ?

Can hypothyroidism cause joint pain and it is hard to concentrate on any work i feel depressed are this common in hypothyroidism ?

Yes: Arthralgia or joint pain is not uncommon in hypothyroidism but you should not have joint pain only it is treated and TSH level is normal. Check TSH level and if it is normal then you should talk to your doctor to identiy other common diseases such as RA or JRA (Juvenile RA) or some autoimmune diseases like lupus which usually manifest as joint pain. ...Read more

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...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