Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems Questions & Answers

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39 1 Thu, 18 Feb 2021
Hello Dr. Grief, Thank you for taking the time to answer my question. My question is with regard to Kearns Sayre Syndrome and hormone injections . My son is 14yo, he has yet to start (or show signs of starting) puberty . However, this is very common with patients who have KSS. My sons...
17 1 Thu, 3 Dec 2020
I have been searching for a endocrinologist in the Mississippi area that would be willing to work with a transsexual. I am a M2F transsexual. However I have been unable to find anyone in my general area. Because of this I have been looking at self-medicating. I know the dangers of this. Is there...
11 1 Mon, 21 Sep 2020
Hi I take ARmour Thyroid - 60 mG a day DHEA Estradiol-Estorgen Progesteron Zinc Vitamine A STress Plex forte Magnesium Melatonin My results are as follows (I cannot post everything here but willing to mail you all of the results) Iodine: 35 ug/L or 74 ug/24h Creatinine 1,62 g/24h T3: 0,26 ug/l T3...
6 1 Mon, 21 Sep 2020
Stage IV metastatic breast CA patient. Original diagnosis at 32- ER/Pr positive, node pos. mastectomy and chemo. Recurrence 10 years later with mets in lungs, diaphragm, and bones, esp. Spine, pelvis, rib cage, hips, parietal bone, femur. 5 years on tamoxifen before disease progression, 4 more on...
14 1 Mon, 1 Jun 2020
MY DAUGHTER IS 22 AND HAS NO HORMONE PRODUCTION. SHE HASN T HAD A MENSTRUAL CYCLE SINCE THE AGE OF 16. AT THE AGE OF 8 SHE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH HISTIOCYTOSIS, PUT ON CHEMO AND SINCE THEN SHE HAS BEEN IN AND OUT OF HOSPITALS FOR VARIOUS PROBLEMS. AT THE AGE OF 18 SHE WAS PUT ON A HOST OF DRUGS AND...
27 1 Mon, 1 Jun 2020
Hello, I have a copper IUD . I have been using my current one for the past 2 years (this month). Some history first: 2 years ago, in November, I found out I was pregnant (with twins) with my first copper IUD. I found out because I had been bleeding for 2 months straight. I had the IUD removed,...
43 2 Thu, 28 May 2020
i am a 31 yr old female , who had an MTP with medical method on 10 jan 2012 , following which i have pre menstrual spotting every month -subclinical hypothyroidism , initial tsh 5.9 , now on 50 microgram thyronorm , latest tsh is 2.1 - prolactin initially 32, now 27. -PCOD Profile - wnl . AMH...
73 1 Mon, 6 Apr 2020
hi doc my problem is my daughter is now 9 yrs old which was a normal dilvery after 2 yrs of her birth doc. told me that i m suffering from thyroid they suggest me to take 25 mg then it increase to 100 mg past 5 yrs we are planning for a second issue but doc told me that it is quiet difficult to...
18 1 Mon, 6 Apr 2020
Thyroid History I am a 30 year-old female who was diagnosed with hypothyroid about 5 years ago. My initial labs were in the 100â??s but I was able to stabilize my TSH levels around 1 to 1.5 mIU/L with Synthroid 75mcg daily. In Jan. of 2009, I started to take Domperidone to induce lactation as we...
13 1 Wed, 1 Apr 2020
Hi i am 27 years old & on TTC for 2 months.Ever since we have started this on(my period dates are 12th & 11th of feb & mar respectively) 24th -25th of every month it starts having PMS like pain in my abdomen.Then after 2-3 days I have pain in breast that continues,I am very tired all the time.My...
392 1 Mon, 2 Mar 2020
Hello, I am 39 years old. I am going through an IVF treatment and the doctor prescribed me Progynova mite (she said normally I wouldn’t need it), Duphaston , and Utrogestan. I took a “Clear View” pregnancy test 14 days after the embryo transfer and it was positive, my period has not come yet. I...
14 1 Fri, 28 Feb 2020
I am writing on behalf of my friend, female, age 31yrs, who was diagnosed with carcinoma of the left thyroid last November (2009). She had a small nodule that she was able to feel on her neck region since 2007 but left unattended. By November 2009, she had under gone left radial neck dissection...
7 1 Fri, 28 Feb 2020
Dear Dr. I am suffering from some eye problems which I need to discuss with you and find out the best possible ways to deal with them. Though I have tried earlier also to deal with them but could not find a suitable solution for it. I am trying to renew my efforts for the same problems again as...
15 1 Mon, 3 Feb 2020
My wife, 37 years old, having irregular monthly periods and for the last 4 months the period did not come. Upon consultation with local doctor, she advised to take ultrasound scan. The scan reveals that, mural myoma in the anterior wall of uterus (24 x 19 x 23mm) and polycystic overies seen. She...
11 1 Sat, 1 Feb 2020
Hello, I am wondering how much a uterine lining can grow in 4 days. I am curently going through a IVF cycle. I have been taking Lupron for a week or two and i just went for my ultra sound on Feb 10th which was the day i started my stem meds (Follistin, and a one time HCG booster shot). When the...
9 1 Fri, 31 Jan 2020
have always had real aggression issues all my life, i try so hard these days to keep a cap on my temper. today there was a situation where a guy had a go at my wife being real nasty and generally a nob, it almost nearly into a fight between him and me. i managed to keep my temper and rise above...
10 1 Fri, 31 Jan 2020
I have hyperparathyroid disease and just this weekend passed a kidney stone. I take vitamin D and have blood calcium from 10.3 to 10.7. My endocrinologist wants to wait and see for 6 months. I want to have surgery to remove the offending nodule. Are there any surgeons in Oregon who do more than 2...
19 1 Fri, 31 Jan 2020
Hi I have a question RE periods after the depo injection and conceiving. I have been off the injection for nearly 18 months and no period. I have had blood tests to check if there are any hormonal deficiencies and all came back ok. Where do i go from here? My periods were fine and regular prior...
156 1 Wed, 29 Jan 2020
I have always been a tired person my whole life even when I get enough sleep and exercise regularly. About 9 months ago I was prescribed Vyvanse because of my difficulty concentrating and ability to perform and remember information throughout the day. My doctor had to increase my dosage to 70 mg...
53 1 Wed, 29 Jan 2020
I am 56 and have been diagnosed with hashimoto with an enlarged thyroid . My health for the last year has been deteriorating after always being healthy and very active. In April, I had a radical hysterectomy which went well via davinci surgery. Unfortunately, I have grown and can t get them to...