Thyroid

What is Thyroid?

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

Questions and answers on "Thyroid"

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?

doctor1 MD

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

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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.

doctor1 MD

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 ?

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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!

doctor1 MD

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 .

doctor1 MD

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.

doctor1 MD

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?

doctor1 MD

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.

doctor1 MD

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

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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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Recent questions on  Thyroid

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I have recently had a thyroid removal surgery which went very well however, less than 2 weeks later I have a rash on my chest that is spreading and my neck, shoulder and arm (left) has pain. could it possibly be mercer (spelling?) and what does mercer look like?

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I have been having what my doctor has called palpitations for the past month, i.e. my heart has been racing unpleasantly. She suggested thyroid or anameia and I have had blood tests, am awaiting the results. Also I had an ECG which is said to show nothing untoward. I am 66 years old and female and I am concerned about the experience of heart racing. I feel as if I am anxious, frightened, and yet I know I'm not. Sometimes these effects last over half an hour, and sometimes eating sweet things sets it off.

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My heart flutters constantly. The doctors in the ER called them PVC and put me on a heart monitor to see why I'm having them so frequently. They are not painful just irritating.My blood pressure is low thyroid is good and I use to have anemia but that's good as well. All lab work came out good including X-rays So why is my heart skipping beats?

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my child is 21 months old and suffeing from constipation from long term. pedistrician told to use some laxatives from 10days as situation got worse ,but still no luck.we did use the back medicine for m otion after 4days while using laxatives. she...

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My father undergone Electrical cardioversion treatment due to having severe Atrial Fibrilation (AF). Needless to say the treatment did not work after 4 attempts and they have prescribed him various medications to control the rate of the heart. We...

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I'm a 69 year old female and I'm still getting hot flashes. Doctors say it's something like my internal thermostat is not working. Doesn't sound very specific, does it? A few days ago a hot flash came on and this time the cold sweat was...

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