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Children and Thyroid


Children and Thyroid Knowledge Base

Over Active Thyroid?

s treatment and if so how long did you have to stay away from people and young children for ?...

Ok my doctor has tried everything...secondary amenorrhea. sucess stories please!?

hing is I have a slight hyper thyroid but not enough for treatment and I have high glucos levels I think she said it was but I am not certain..Anyways she diagnosed me with secondary amenorrhea and told me the only thing to treat it would be birth control, so she proscribed me provera (tablets) to take every month for 4 months to see if that helps regulate my periods however I don't really want to get on birth control, my husband and I would like to have a child..

What are the risks of having Thyroid problems during pregnancy?

Some body I know is early in a pregnancy and just found out she has thyroid problems. What are the risks involved for the child? How severe are they?




Hormones Knowledge Base

If this hormone exerts negative feedback, what effect will its release have on blood calcium level?

A hormone called calcitonin from the thyroid gland is released in response to increased levels of calcium ions in the blood.

Im so scared of the side effects of contraceptives that have hormones?

lease stop taking them cause she was really irritable and unstandable.

What happends to thyroid hormones after a thyroidectomy?

what does it do to your electrolytes?




Hypothyroidism Knowledge Base

I have hypothyroid disease and I am trying to lose weight any Ideas for exercises that will work?

I have tried low calories and walking on a tread mill but nothing seems to work. Any help as to the healthiest way to lose weight and get healthy would be helpful.

What's YOUR opinion of Synthroid, for Hypothyroidism?

ity, problems during pregnancy and heart disease...anyone know of anything NATURAL/HERBAL I can take instead?...

Are you a Hypothyroid patient? If so......?

is horrible disease and what it has done to me and my life. It would be nice to hear from others who are suffering. Also, have you found a good doctor to help you?...




Nodules Knowledge Base

What are the negative effects of prolonged statin usage?

My doctor prescribed LIPTOR 10mg dose about 2 years ago for my then total cholesterol of 250mg/dl. Since the last 6 months I have been in ill-health with these symptoms:

I'm suffering a3x3x2cm Thyroid Nudule over lower pole of right lobe & 1cm nodule on left, do I need operation?

ct me from swallowing too much - I don't have symptons of hand-shaking nor difficulty in breathing or whatsoever. Although 'operation' is under consideration, but once I'm operated, I need to take thyroid medicine for the rest of my life. My problem is my thyroid glands are OK, only the Nodules. How can I remove the nodules without taking an operation? Thanks for your answer....

Can thyroid nodules cause leg muscle cramps and knee pain?

For the last six months or so I have been experiencing horrible leg cramps and knee pain. Some days are much worse than the others. Has anyone else experienced this?


Pets and Thyroid


Pets and Thyroid Knowledge Base

Sick!!!Does this sound right?

on my lower lip.They did blood work, chest x-ray and chest cat-scan. They told me the only thing they found was nodules on my thyroid. They didn't address the isuue of the rash on my lip. Is this something I should worry about. They said the back pain was from coughing. I think about meningitis when I see a purple rash. I can touch my chin to my chest, but it causes pain in my upper back. do you think that's from the coughing. They prescribed Z-pack and another prescription for inflammation. They said the chest pain and bak pain are a muscle thing....

How do I make cat gain weight?

vet said as long as he eats, not really a problem, but it makes me very uncomfortable. Anyone know how I can get some weight on him? He now eats canned food and very little dry food now that is has gotten older. Seems to favor anything with beef or turkey. I did find something called Nutri-Cal, but not sure if that will create other problems....

Old dog with hip dysplasia becoming aggressive?

PTS, but I can't have her snapping at friends and family either! She is crate trained and I'm barely managing! HELP!!...


T3 and T4


T3 and T4 Knowledge Base

Is it normal thyroid test result ?

my wife had been test for thyroid function

What is the comparison between Thyrolar and Levoxyl?

ight without changing eating or activity habits. My skin and hair are drier. I feel tired more easily. I am 70 years old if that matters. My doctor says blood tests results show that my thyroid is functioning normally, but something feels different and I don't think they are testing both the T3 and T4. Should they be? Do the two thyroid medications work differently?...


Thyroid Medication and Treatment


Thyroid Medication and Treatment Knowledge Base

What can I do to lose weight now that I have a slow thyroid.I used to be 180, now 230..want to turn to muscle.

hat exercises I can do.. what supplements can I use to help me that wont affect my thyroid or counteract the medication I am taking....levothyroxin...

Anyone had weight loss on synthroid?

ince I had my triplets almost 5 yrs ago, I have been on every diet you can think of and the weight would not come off, and now to my surprise 7 pounds yippi!!!!! I do ride bike every day for 30 min and try to go to the gym 3 x a week, but I also notice I have more energy with this pill and I hardly every think about eating. Your feed back would be appreciated!!!! Thank you...

Synthroid or generic Levothyroxine?

My doctor prescribed me te generic for hypothyroidism. Someone told me that her indroconologist told her not to use the generic. Any thoughts on this?


Thyroid Problems


Thyroid Problems Knowledge Base

Chemistry help 2?

1.Thinking about the uses of radioactive isotopes,which statement is true?

Re: LOW THYROID and any connection between this and apoor or compromised immune system.?

a bad immune system because of the disease and if so how do you fix the problem...

Hi, I got a thyroid problem?

I am on thyroxine and would like to know, if anyone has ever taken this, if so did it make you feel ill at all or did it help you with your thyroid prblem, let me know.


Thyroid Symptoms and Causes


Thyroid Symptoms and Causes Knowledge Base

Is this ovulation?

she did PAP smear,some blood tests on thyroid,prolactin and an ultrasound.PAP and blood test came out normal but ultrasound showed some follicles on the ovary and she thought I might be having PCOS but later after doing another blood test on the harmones like FSH being 6.7,insulin resistance etc. she said that my blood work came out normal,and that I dont have PCOS because presence of many follicles alone cannot alone conclude that I've PCOS bcos my Insulin resistance and the blood work came out to be normal .the only thing she did'nt check was the uterine lining.she said that if I get another spotting inbetween my periods then she would do another ultrasound.first day of my last period was 20th july and I did not get my period till now but I got spotting for 2 days on 3rd and 4th of Aug.I started checking my BBT from 6th of Aug onwards and it ranged between 97.7 to 98.2 till 14th of Aug,then from 15th of Aug to this date I.e 22nd Aug,it ranged between 98.2 to 98.6..I bought a fertile focus ovulation monitor to keep track of my has been showing a fern pattern since 3 days and my CM is white lotiony my doubt is this ovulation?if it is then why is it I'm ovulating almost at the end of my next cycle.coz the first day of my last period was 20th july and today is aug next cycle should start by now but I'm having these wierd signs I.e the temperature,CM and the fertile focus monitor pointing to ovulation.Plus I read in the fertilefocus website that you might see a ferning pattern at the end of the cycle due to a secondary estrogen even if I omit the monitor,can I deny my body temperature and CM..I checked for CP was looking open..I'm not certain about CP coz I never saw any other positions but for now I feel that it is looking open.I'm so confused..hope I did'nt confuse you all...

Thyroid problems?

what are the symptoms of thyroid problems, is a deep voice one of the signs

When you have blood drawn for a hormone test will that tell me if I ovulate?

these tests tell me if I am able to have a baby? My doctor wasnt very clear about it (I'm trying to switch, he's not very good). But I am so worried that I can't have kids. I am 22 years old and have all the physical signs of ovulation. Has anyone else had this problem?...


Underactive thyroid


Underactive thyroid Knowledge Base

I have been diaognosed with an underactive thyroid will tyroxine help me concieve?

After 2 years of trying to get pregnant I have been diagnosed with an underactive thyroid how long will Tyroxine take to kick in ?

TSH levels and underactive thyroid, what's your target?

who had their dr increase their hormone replacement to suppress TSH below 3? How do you feel, side effects etc? And if you want to say what do you take, synthroid, cytomel, other? BTW I am diagnosed Hashimoto's and am currently on 100mcg synthroid, I suspect I need more because I feel like crap all the time but am otherwise healthy. My Dr. thinks "normal is normal" so she won't raise my medicine. My TSH is 4.97....

Does anybody have a under active thyroid and still lost weight with the right dosage of medication?

ook me about 4 months. I take my medication on time daily I also try to eat right and I exercise everyday. I walk 3 miles almost every day on my treadmill and If I not to tired I jog 1 mile at night on the treadmill but the weight is still coming off very slow. Do anyone else have this problem or am I doing something wrong? (I need to lose about 30 more pounds)...