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Would You Find A Palpable Goiter In Hypothyroidism
Hypothyroidism is also known as Underactive thyroid. Level, which can cause 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 ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism, goitered thyroid, and a nodule on my thyroid.Dr sending me for riut to see if nodule is hot or cold. Is this the right procedure?
I have a large goiter with many symptoms of hypothyroidism yet my labs are always normal, why is this?
Needs treatment: A simple goiter can occur without a known reason. It can occur when the thyroid gland is not able to make enough thyroid hormone to meet the body's needs. This can be due to, for example, a lack of iodine in a person's diet. To make up for the shortage of thyroid hormone, the thyroid gland grows larger. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My morning temperature is between 95.8-96.8. I have other hypothyroid symptoms but i've never had a goiter. My lymph nodes swell whenever i get sick.
Hypothyroidism: You should undergo a workup for possible hypothroidism and get a TSH level drawn as well as thryoid function testing. ...Read more
25 yo female just diagnosed with hypothyroidism. They also found that I have a multimodal at goiter and cyst filled nodules. Would you be concerned?
Medical problem: Thyroid disorders such as you describe can be treated and basically a normal life can be lived, so i would not worry. It is a condition that you will need to be treated for and followed as stated, but concern and worry will just cause unnecessary stress that no one needs. Embrace your medical problem with an open mind and no stress. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Off hypothyroid meds for uptake scan.Nodule on my thyroid and both are goitered.Still 20days til scan.Thyroid is getting bigger on nodule side.Advice?
What can cause a toxic goiter and is it dangerous I have recently been diagnosed with it plus hypothyroidism?
Probably not toxic: Toxic goiter produces extra thyroid hormone and leads to hyperthyroidism, not hypo. The most common scenario is hypothyroidism with thyroid nodules which should be monitored to make sure they are not growing. Follow up with your doctor accordingly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe nothing : A goiter can either be functional or non- functional. A lot of goiters are non functional and do no harm at all unless they get so big and begin to compress your airway. The functional ones are the ones we are a but more concerned about and usually it is because they secrete too much hormone to your blood. If your doctor said it was small then most likely it's fine. ...Read more
Taking thyroid med for10yr.Been off4 a mnth.Dr says TSH lvls r normal off med. Could taking hypothyroid medswhen i didn't need them make thyroid goiter?
The thyroid makes thyroid hormone, the main one is t4, which is converted in other tissues to t3. An underactive thyroid makes too little thyroid hormone. You feel sluggish, bloated, constipated, cold. It is treated by taking replacement hormone levothyroxine. The thyroid also makes calcitonin, which is involved in calcium metabolism, but it is a weak hormone in ...Read more
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