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What is Thyroid?

Thyroid is a gland situated in the neck that is an essential part of the metabolism.

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Thank you. My doctor's nurse called and told me my thyroid was high (7.1) so they were increasing my medicine from 112 to 125. I have always thought if my readings were high the dose was lowered. Am I correct?
Brief Answer:
No,your thuoght was not correct.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
I have gone through your question.

High TSH means hypothyroidism.
In these circumstances ,it is necessary to increase the dosis of thyroid hormone replacement therapy.

So,it is correct to increase the dosis because in this...
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can can I take NP thyroid and Ativan not at the same time but Ativan just in case my panic attack comes out of nowhere

HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

NP thyroid contains levothyroxine and liothyronine. There are no known interactions between these agents and ativan.

They can be safely used together

I hope this helps, feel free to ask any other...
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Do I have a high thyroid, Isit the reason I am putting so much weight.
Brief Answer:
About under active thyroid;

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking!
From the report you attached the TSH level is high suggesting for under active thyroid.
Under active thyroid may be a cause of weight gain or difficulty in loosing weight.
Treatment with levothyroxine...
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throid noducles keep growing ?
Brief Answer:
Growth of thyroid nodules depend upon its characteristics .

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear

Welcome to Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* Growth of thyroid nodules depend upon its nature ( benign or malignant ) .

* Benign thyroid nodules remain static in size...
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HI! I have been feeling fatigues lately, I'm usually very energetic. I'm wondering if I should have my thyroid checked, recent weight gain as well. My mom had overactive thyroid, I'm wondering if my is under - thanks!
Brief Answer:
About thyroid control;

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Yes, the symptoms you described are suggestive for underactive thyroid.
A person that has predisposition for thyroid problems in her family, should check the thyroid function once a year.
So, you have many reasons to check thyroid...
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sir, my wife have a throat thyroid problem .
Brief Answer:
Not a cause for concern. Needs no medication.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone carefully through your query and have checked the attached reports. I
understand your concerns. The thyroid cyst (as evident in the ultrasound) is not a cause for...
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Iam taking 88mcg from past 3 months and now when i tested my thyroid , i received attached report. Kindly suggest on the medication i have to take now.
Brief Answer:
Euthyroid

Detailed Answer:
dear madam sasirekha, hi!
Your thyroid report is normal, so you may continue the same treatment. if you are facing Any problem, do let me know.
REGARDS
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How does niacinamide 500mg two times daily
affect my thyroid?
Brief Answer:
Hello. It may decrease level of hormones

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. So if you have a normal thyroid function prior starting niacin, you should not worried. Niacin will only decrease the level of your thyroid hormone without any symptoms. You will maintain a euthyroid state....
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I am a 64 yr. old female. I use to have hot flashes at night, and I would just have to ride thru them. Now, for the last 3 months, I wake up feeling like I'm freezing to death. I shake all over, my teeth chatter...I wrap myself up in a blanket, but it doesn't really help. I just seem to have to ride it out. Any ideas? I'm checked my temp. It's normal.
Brief Answer:
exclude a thyroid problem

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thank you writing in healthcare magic.

Based on your history I think you should meet an endocrinologist and to exclude a thyroid problem(hypothiroidism),a doing TSH,FT3,FT$, thyroid ultrasound....
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my mother often feel shaky and lightheaded between meals. she was just told by a doctor that she does not have hypoglycemia

Hello and thank you for asking!
I can understand your concern regarding to your mother's health.
The most common cause of the symptoms you described is hypoglycemia, but as it is excluded other causes should be tried to find out.
An overactive thyroid will be the next to exclude. She needs to...
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