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Why Are Bulging Eyes A Symptom Of Hypothyroidism
I am having symptoms similar to hyperthyroid. Could overmedication also cause symptoms of graves disease particularily the puffy eyelids?
No: Once diagnosed with any thyroid condition, the condition known as "thyroid eye disease" can occur at any time, independent of the thyroid status of the body. So in your case, the puffy eyelids is due to the thyroid condition, not the over-treating or under-treating of the thyroid in the body. ...Read more
I have all symptoms of hypothyroidism, but blood tests are normal. plus a swollen thyroid left side. What can cause this? Hair is really falling out.
Other possibilities.: The Thyroid is not the only endocrine gland that affects metabolism, mood, menstrual cycles and hair follicle activity in women your age. It's quite possible that you are experiencing peri-menopause, or that you have Vitamin D deficiency. Has the enlargement of the thyroid gland been confirmed/examined with ultrasound? If not it should be. Your other hormones and a D level should be checked also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Pain that is just localized to the knees is not related. ...Read more
High eye pressure: Ocular hypertension is an increased pressure of the eyes outside of normal range. It is not related to blood pressure, but instead is elevated because fluid is made internally within the eye faster than is can drain. Thus, the pressure builds up. Glaucoma is optic nerve damage from the usually increased pressure. Increased eye pressure can run in families, but the cause is usually not known. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Time for a check up: If your tiredness and headache are unusual for you, then you need to have your doctor do a full history, physical exam and some blood test, to make sure nothing serious is going on. Hopefully nothing will be wrong, and you can work on decreasing stress in your life. ...Read more
Lately I see redish veins in my both eyes.(more than normal) . Is this indicative of something? There are no other symptoms.
Get examined: If by lately you meant that it has been present for a few days, just see if it will go away in another week or so. Otherwise many conditions such as viral infection, allergies (usually accompanied by itching), or dry eyes can cause it. Best to get examined if this has been present for more than 2 weeks . ...Read more
How'd u get it?: If you got the black eye because it met a fist or some other object, then pain, swelling and bruising occurs. The bony orbit surrounding the eye is amazing protective of the eye itself, so that most of the time there is no eye damage. However once can get a fracture of the orbit and that can be serious. So any visual symptom at all (double vision, blurry vision) or headaches/neuro problem--eye doc. ...Read more
Can excessive thirst and urinating be a sign of hypererthyroidism? What are the other symptoms and what is the cure?
TSH is 0.77 free T4 is 1.14
is this normal? I have a goiter palpitations
Fullness in neck choking sensation hands and feet are cold headaches
Flu-like symptoms: The symptoms of rabies are similar to the flu, but may last longer. These include headache, fever, chills, fatigue. After a period of 2-10 days, confusion, agitation, anxiety, delirium, and hallucinations. Rabies is almost always fatal if not treated immediately. If there has been exposure to an animal that is possibly rabid, seek attention now, do not wait until tomorrow. ...Read more
I'm always tired an sluggish. Could this be a thyroid problem? What are the symptoms of thyroid problems?
Thyroid: If the thyroid is under active it can cause multiple symptoms including: more sleeping, weight gain, change in skin texture, menstrual irregularities, not being able to stand the cold, depression in severe cases, easily fatigue, constipation and others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the symptoms of vitamin d deficiency? I have ongoing neck/shoulder pain, weak legs, fatigue and dizziness. Are these due to the deficiency?
I have a slight bulge in the throat, mild depression, lethargy, thyroid tests normal, what is the reason?
What main signs in Sjogrend's? Have chronic fatigue/aches, being tested for autoimmune issues, but skin/eyes not dry. What else would u look for?
Dry eyes dry mouth j: Dry eyes. Your eyes may burn, itch or feel gritty — as if there's sand in them. Dry mouth. Your mouth may feel like it's full of cotton, making it difficult to swallow or speak. Some people with Sjogren's syndrome also experience one or more of the following: Joint pain, swelling and stiffness Swollen salivary glands — particularly the set located behind your jaw and in front of your ears Skin ra ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually: Sore eyes usually is also associated with tired eyes that feel better with blinking or closing the eyes. This usually suggests a problem with dryness or irritation on the ocular surface of the eye. The most common diagnose is dry eye syndrome. Eye fatigue is seen in the setting of increased reading, studying, prolonged driving and computer usage. All of these activities contribute to dryness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer