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What Kind Of Doctor Treats Thyroid Diseases
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
PCPs and ENTs: While a primary care doctor or internist may treat uncomplicated parotitis, otolaryngologists (ents) treat severe cases or recurrent cases. In chronic or recurrent cases it is important to rule out a blockage due to salivary stones or tumors. Ents may also perform parotid surgery (gland removal or sialendoscopy). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most!: I believe that all physicians should know how to recognize the possibility and confirm this with tests. However, as a specialist, i find my internal medicine and fp colleagues miss it frequently, even with family history. So an astute fp, im should do it regularly. If not, see a cardiologist or sports physician, or physician nutritionist to both diagnose and treat! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Parkinson's Disease: A neurologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
InternalMedicineDocs: These are internal medicine trained doctors who have completed 3 years of internal medicine residency.And following that they do a fellowship in Infectious disease and most of them are Certified by American Board of Internal Medicine and SubSpeciality Board in Infectious Disease ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Immunosuppresents: Since autoimmune diseases are a diverse group of diseases which have in common activation of the immune system which leads to different complications (depending upon the disease) the best way to treat is to use medications which suppress the immune system (such as steroids and sometimes chemotherapy). ...Read more
ClinicalPsychologist: There are also Social workers and other licensed mental health professionals who specialize in ED treatment. If the condition is advanced enough tht the patient is physically damaged, they'd also have an MD appropriately trained for that part of care. A major element is targeted psychotherapy. Seek referrals from GP or local hospital. Dallas will have many good programs. Best! ...Read more
When did testing for thyroid diseases begin? Mom had symptoms but the doctors couldn't figure what was wrong.
Almost a century: The old "protein bound iodine" assay dates to the early 1900's. I've seen both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism missed for years even when they were obvious. Patients typically got sent to the psychologist or social worker who mistakenly thought they'd been properly screened. Hopefully today's physicians are getting smarter. I trust your mom was finally diagnosed appropriately. ...Read more
Does the disaccharidase have anything to do with thyroid disease and Crohn's disease? Thank you for your help doctors I'm very anxious.
Could thyroid disease be linked to infertility? I have been reading a lot about thyroid disease symptoms and think i may have a thyroid problem. I have never had insurance and don't go to doctors offices unless im almost dying. I have a lot of unexplained
Allergy meds: Typically, the warning is there for patients who have hyperthyroidism. Many allergy remedies have stimulants, like pseudoephedrine. In the face of hyperthyroidism, this could raise blood pressure and heart rate. The jury is still out on whether or not there are issues with hypothyroid problems and allergy meds. Hyperthyroidism is much less common than hypothyroidism. ...Read more
On antihistamine and sinus medications it says to consult your doctor if you have thyroid disease. Why?
Avoid stimulants: Many otc cold medicines have pseudophed or similar stimulant medications. If you are hyperthyroid, this would be an added stimulant. If your heart rate is already 95 from your thyroid, the added stimulant could be bad for your heart. However, if your thyroid is being treated, and your blood ft4 is normal, you are probably ok. ...Read more
I have overactive thyroid disease and a doctor here wants to remove my thyroid. What are the risks or side affects of this procedure. ?
Get second opinion: Radio active iodine is much safer, but may need life long Thyroid replacement. The other option is anti thyroid medications life long. Surgery in the best of hands is safe & a surgeon who does only thyroid surgery will be OK. Too many vital structures close to thyroid & have seen Many complications! ...Read more
I found out I have thyroid disease, my doctor told me my periods should regulate now that im on the meds but they have not they are still messed up an?
Irreg period causes: While thyroid disease, either high or low, can be the cause of menstrual changes, it is also likely that many other causes can be involved. Some like pituitary disease can cause changes in multiple hormones like lh, fsh, TSH and affect thyroid and hormone cycles. If your cycles do not regulate, would have your physician pursue other avenues(hormone levels, sono, etc.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ovarian cyst - I have ovarian cysts (checked by doctor) and thyroid disease (under control). Mercilon's is ok to be taken?
Hi, my TSH levels are 1.3 my Doc says this is normal , they wont do FT3 and FT4. I am showing all signs of thyroid disease, it runs in family too.
Various: 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 by a qualified doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Photophobia could occur as one of a constellation of symptoms in a person with thyroid ophthalmopathy (i.e. Graves Disease). ...Read more
Are there carrier testing available for thyroid diseases? Curious as to whether i'll get thyroid disease sometime.
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