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I am 23 yrs old I hv thyroid. N I m hving gray hairs n its increasing. I also hv medi thyronom 25 power. In mng everyday. Pls help for stoping gray hair?

I am 23 yrs old I hv thyroid. N I m hving gray hairs n its increasing. I also hv medi thyronom 25 power. In mng everyday. Pls help for stoping gray hair?

You want: To see an expert, an endocrinologist. This would be the best way to answer your question. Perhaps a dermatologist can help also. But endocrinology is almost a must.

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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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Can nodules in thyroid cause gray hair and weight gain?

Can nodules in thyroid cause gray hair and weight gain?

Not directly: But could have a common cause, such as iodine deficiency. ...Read more

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Helo. I m 23 yr. I hv thyroid. N I hv hair fall. But now I could c I hv gray hair. Not 1 or 2 its more. Pls help. I don't want to do hair color. Proper treatmt?

Helo. I m 23 yr. I hv thyroid. N I hv hair fall. But now I could c I hv gray hair. Not 1 or 2 its more. Pls help. I don't want to do hair color. Proper treatmt?

Gray hair: First thing to know is that genetics plays the biggest role in early graying- we can't change our genetics. To reduce risks of early graying & hair loss: 1. Don't Smoke. 2. Correct Zinc, Vit B or other nutritional deficiencies. Vegans are at risk for Vit B12 deficiencies. 3. Ensure that your thyroid is healthy. 4. Diets> Eggs are rich in biotin. Dark greens are high in Vit A & C. Omega 3 fatty ...Read more

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Had a pretty normal brown stool but at the end of it. Approximately 1.5 inch of end was a grayish brown color? Is this anything to be worried about?

Had a pretty normal brown stool but at the end of it. Approximately 1.5 inch of end was a grayish brown color? Is this anything to be worried about?

No: Not likely anything to worry about. This could just be different content of the stool. If you continue to have gray stools, or stools that cannot be flushed down or pain in the abdomen, see your MD for further workup! ...Read more

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What does a large thyroid indicate?

What does a large thyroid indicate?

Large thyroid: An enlarged thyroid usually represents an inflammatory response to infection, pregnancy, exogenous iodine ingestion or hypothyroidism. Additionally, this could be a nodular goiter which is usually benign. Occasionally a large thyroid could represent a malignancy. In any case, a goiter should be evaluated by the skillful hands of an endocrinologist as well as with a thyroid ultrasound. ...Read more

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Gray color around my brown iris growing thru years, what is going on?

Gray color around my brown iris growing thru years, what is going on?

Cholesterol: The gray ring around the edge of the colored part is cholesterol deposits. Get your cholesterol checked. ...Read more

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What medical problem does dark gray discharge in an elderly woman indicate?

What medical problem does dark gray discharge in an elderly woman indicate?

Bacteria: I assume you are referring to vaginal discharge. If the woman is not sexually active, it is most likely bacterial vaginosis. Caused by changes in the acidity of the vagina and possibly bacteria introduced by aging changes poor hygiene, incontinence etc. If there is blood in the discharge it may look grayish as well. Either way, this should be checked by a medical practitioner. ...Read more

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My thyroid levels went from 0.02 to 23.56 in a months time. What does this indicate?

My thyroid levels went from 0.02 to 23.56 in a months time. What does this indicate?

Thyroiditis: Hi. Oh my goddess, I hate guessing and assuming. Are we talking TSH here? That's all I can guess/assume. You went from hyperthyroid to hypothyroid over a month. Subacute thyroiditis until prover otherwise. But hey, I'm only a guesser on your case! ...Read more

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What symptoms would I have that would indicate I need an adjustment in my thyroid medication?

Varies: A euthyroid state with a TSH level between 0.4-4 would be the ideal goal for any thyroid replacement therapy. If your thyroid med dosage is too high, then symptoms of hyperthyroid such as feeling hot can occur, whereas the opposite can occur when the dosage is too low. You should consult your doctor on checking your thyroid level. ...Read more

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My stools are brown and gray. What could cause that?

My stools are brown and gray. What could cause that?

Change in bowels: The amount, color, frequency of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications ; supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, ; other factors. If stool pattern has changed, is unusual for you, ; the change persists, or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does gray vaginal discharge indicate?

What does gray vaginal discharge indicate?

Gray with fishy odor: May be related to bacterial vaginosis. See your gynecologist to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dark gray brown spots on my exposed skin at 59?

Dark gray brown spots on my exposed skin at 59?

Marks of maturity: The technical name is "lentigo" (plural: "lentigines"), and they are caused by many short exposures to sunlight over many years. Dermatologists treat them by freezing them with liquid nitrogen, or vaporizing them with various kinds of lasers. ...Read more

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I have brown eyes but I have bluish gray circles around them what is this from?

I have brown eyes but I have bluish gray circles around them what is this from?

Arcus senilis: Without seeing your eyes, the most likely cause of a ring in an older individual would be this condition. A less likely, but important condition to check would be kayser-fleischer ring, which is a sign of copper build-up due to wilson's disease. Get an eye exam to be sure. ...Read more

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I'm on trifeme I bleed on the shaded gray area red pills)and as there is brown pills with gray shaded area to am I ment to still be bleeding?

I'm on trifeme I bleed on the shaded gray area red pills)and as there is brown pills with gray shaded area to am I ment to still be bleeding?

One per day: Take one pill per day. Typically one starts bleeding towards then end of the pack during the last 7 pills. This may vary from person to person and from month to month. ...Read more

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This has happened maybe a few times before over throughout the years, but should I have concern if my stool is light grayish-brown? Only occurred once

This has happened maybe a few times before over throughout the years, but should I have concern if my stool is light grayish-brown? Only occurred once

Unlikely a problem: If it has happened a few times over the years it is most probably a dietary issue. If it happens consistently or frequently it can be of concern and would see a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a toenail that was painful nd dark gray colored, I looked under it and discovered it wasn't attached to the nailbed and was brown, what do I do?

I have a toenail that was painful nd dark gray colored, I looked under it and discovered it wasn't attached to the nailbed and was brown, what do I do?

Truama or fungal nai: Discoloration may be due to fungal nail changes causing excessive sublingual debris vs trauma induced. For example certain activities may cause bleeding under the nail or dry blood. If in the tip and drains out it causes automatic desertion of the nail. If no sorrow ding redness or swelling it's not urgent but should be looked at. Likely cause usually fungal nail or trauma ...Read more

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Which levels of TSH and T4 indicate a thyroid problem?

Which levels of TSH and T4 indicate a thyroid problem?

Tsh less<o.4&>4.0T4&: Tsh level less than 0.4 or more than 4.0
t4 level less than4.5 and more than 11.2microgrms. ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge was turning orange as it dried. Now it turns a dark grayish brown?

My vaginal discharge was turning orange as it dried. Now it turns a dark grayish brown?

See doctor: Dark greyish brown discharge could be a sign of bacterial vaginosis (typically associated with greyish discharge). Orange isn't a typical color for discharge either, so you may want to see your family doctor or gynecologist to get checked out and make sure health of vagina is good. BV is common and is typically not a STD, but rather an overgrowth of normal bacteria of the vagina. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Just recently had acht testing done thyroid was normal cortisol level was four collection time was early afternoon what does this indicate?

Just recently had acht testing done thyroid was normal cortisol level was four collection time was early afternoon what does this indicate?

Clarification: You should discuss this with the physician who ordered the test but ur question required some clarification. First of all, acth testing has nothing to do with thyroid. Secondly, acth testing give u cortisol values at 3 different time points. Is the cortisol of 4 before or after acth was given? If before, we need to know the other values as well, if after, then this indicates adrenal insufficiency. ...Read more

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Hello Doctor. Could you please let me know what does Endometrium received multiple gray brown fragments in aggregate measure 1cm excatly what it mean?

Hello Doctor. Could you please let me know what does Endometrium received multiple gray brown fragments in aggregate measure 1cm excatly what it mean?

Pathology report: This sounds like a pathology report, possibly from a D&C? Or maybe you had a polypectomy? A pathologist generally will describe the color and amount of the tissue that was removed. This is not a diagnosis--this is just a visual description. What's more important is the actual histology (description of the cells). Endometrium can be follicular vs. Luteal phase. Benign vs. Malignant. Hyperplasia? ...Read more

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I have brown eyes that are turning gray from the outer rim toward the pupil. Should I be worried?

I have brown eyes that are turning gray from the outer rim toward the pupil. Should I be worried?

Eye color change: If you are using certain glaucoma eyedrops, such as latanoprost or travatan, the eye color may change. If you have certain diseases, the eye color may change. If the iris is changing color, you should be seen by an ophthalmologist for a complete eye exam. ...Read more

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How is it that I have very dark brown eyes when my mum's eyes are grayish and my dad's are green?

How is it that I have very dark brown eyes when my mum's eyes are grayish and my dad's are green?

Genetics: Eye color determination is genetically determined by your parents, with about 15 genes so far having been discovered that influence eye color. There are also various expressions of eye Color due to genetic polymorphisms. Enjoy the beautiful brown eyes that you have been blessed with! ...Read more

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Are there any markers in labwork or numbers that if out of range could indicate the need to chk 4 thyroid cancer?

Are there any markers in labwork or numbers that if out of range could indicate the need to chk 4 thyroid cancer?

No: Hi. No, no lab tests indicate need to check for thyroid cancer. That is based on the finding of a thyroid nodule above a certain size. A mass, in other words. ...Read more

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I have been itching and this white- grayish tissue like discharge with pink or brown in it have been coming out my vagina what could this be?

I have been itching and this white- grayish tissue like discharge with pink or brown in it have been coming out my vagina what could this be?

Vaginal discharge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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I had a grayish-brown discharge. It was a small bit and I do not itch in the vaginal region as far as I'm concerned. It does didn't burn or anything.

I had a grayish-brown discharge. It was a small bit and I do not itch in the vaginal region as far as I'm concerned. It does didn't burn or anything.

It could be: Normal discharge or possibly something else. At times, infections may present like that, such as vaginosis. If discharge persists, I recommend you see your doctor for an exam and testing. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Bit by Brown recluse a week ago &prescribed Keflex 2000 mg/day should I get second opinion? Why is the area now warm With Yellowish gray in the middle

Bit by Brown recluse a week ago &prescribed Keflex 2000 mg/day should I get second opinion? Why is the area now warm With Yellowish gray in the middle

Loxosceles reclusa: The bite forms a necrotizing ulcer that destroys soft tissue and may take months to heal, leaving deep scars. These may become painful and itchy within 2 to 8 hours. Pain and other things worsen 12 to 36 hours after the bite, and the necrosis develops over the next few days. This often requires surgery to debride the area, not antibiotics unless there is secondary infection. ...Read more