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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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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What causes high thyroid levels?

What causes high thyroid levels?

Hyperthyroid: Both Graves disease and a hot nodule/multinod goiter are common causes of hyperthyroidism. Typically in Graves, the whole thyroid is enlarged and it is an autoimmune disease. In hot (toxic) nodule/multinod goiter, there is one or more nodules that are hyperactive. Both causes respond well to antithyroid drugs and radioactive iodine, occas need surgery. See your Endocrinologist ...Read more

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What causes high thyroid? Is it me not eating healthy?

What causes high thyroid? Is it me not eating healthy?

Thyroid: hyperthyroidism doesn't come from food it can be a problem due to antibodies in your body or just the Gland itself having a cyst so eat anything you wish it will not affect your thyroid ...Read more

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What does high thyroid peroxidase mean?

What does high thyroid peroxidase mean?

Depends: If you mean antibodies to thyroid peroxidase, it may suggest auto-immune thyroid disorder. ...Read more

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What is tha high thyroid?

What is tha high thyroid?

High thyroid : When u r thyroid hormone levels are high, it can derange BMR and can cause serious cardiac arrhythmias.Please see u r md soon and correct it! ...Read more

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What symptoms can high thyroid antibodies cause?

What symptoms can high thyroid antibodies cause?

Autoimmunity: If you have anti-thyroid antibodies, two (2) things may happen, depending on the site of action. If the antibodies stimulate the TSH receptor, this would lead to grave's disease, which implies a hyper functioning gland. In the other scenario, the antibodies may participate in the destruction of the gland, thereby causing hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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What can cause high thyroid antibodies with normal tsh?

What can cause high thyroid antibodies with normal tsh?

Thyroid antibodies: Hashimotos disease - its an autoimmune disorder causing thyroid inflammation. An ultrasound should be performed to detect thyroid nodules. It can cause thyroid dysfunction ie TSH abnormalities over time. ...Read more

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What does having high thyroid antibodies/severe joint pain/lupus mean?

What does having high thyroid antibodies/severe joint pain/lupus mean?

Lupus related: Lupus, an autoimmune disease, happens when the immune system attacks its tissues, causing inflammation, swelling, pain, and damage. Lupus symptoms vary, and early lupus symptoms include fatigue, joint pain, fever, and a lupus rash, especially after being in the sun. Lupus may increase antithyroglobulin antibodies levels without having any other underlying disease. ...Read more

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What can happen with extremely high thyroid levels?

What can happen with extremely high thyroid levels?

Hyperthyroidism...: Extremely high thyroid hormone levels such as in thyroid storm can cause increased body temperature, increased heart rate, arrhythmias, vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration, coma, and even death. Prompt treatment/hospitalization may be necessary. ...Read more

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What is the affects of high thyroid on a fetus in early pregnacy.

Infant hyperthyroid: Hyperthyroidism during pregnancy raises small risk , approximately 1% to 2%, that infant will develop hyperthyroidism before birth , condition known as fetal thyrotoxicosis or known as neonatal hyperthyroidism. Rarely hyperthyroidism can also occur in the newborns of mothers who have history of graves' disease, treated medically or by ablation. Autoimmune with antibodies crossing the placenta. ...Read more

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