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How common are thyroid nodules?Had ultrasound a few months ago on thyroids. Drs never said anything so I assumed things were good, but I have been feeling like crap for awhile so when I asked dr to test my blood for thyroid problems she mentioned I have more than normal amount of nodules on thyroids. Noone told me. Was this not serious enough to worry about? I really do not know.

Thyroid problems...?my mom has been going thru about three weeks of blood work, thyroid ultrasounds, and other test. She was recently told to go to a glad specialist, and they refused to see her, and said she has "class b" we have no idea what this means and she is going to a hershey -penn state medical center here in a few weeks and back to the local doctor,

Joint pain in Thyroid?I am suffering from thyroid disorder and taking medicines for it also. I am experiencing pain in my joint for more than one year. Plese tell me if this joint pain can be because of the thyroid disorder.

Could chernoblyl have affedted my daughters thyroid?as I have posted earlier my daughter aged 21 is currently awaiting ultrasound scan and fna biopsy on a calcified nodule which has grown from 8mm to aprox 2 cms{palpated by consultant} at the time of the chernobyl disaster she was 8 months old and we lived in an area of britain badly affected by the fallout and spent her early years playing on the beaches and in fields.does anyone know of any statistical evidence that points to a link, I know there are clusters of lukeamias in the area but havn't heard anything about thyroid cancer.I know that the fact that her age. a single calcified nodule which is growing does put her in a higher risk group.I would appreciate any infomation that anyone has.Thank you in anticipation

Fat Burners/ Slimming Pills ?Hi can anyone tell me why it says on the back of the bottle if you have a thyroid disorder you cannot take the tablets. Im not saying I have a thyroid Disorder, its just that when I get any type of slimming pill even the herbal ones that increase the metabloism, I feel really really ill, There suppose to give energy rather than make me feel like I havent slept all week, I feel sick and I cant see properly its like my eyes are drunk but ny body isnt, if you get what I mean.

Thyroid Disorder?If you have had a FreeT4 test done, how long did it take for the lab to get your results back.

I was sent to a specialist[dr.] for my thyroid and now im confused please help?my blood test stated .24 and normal range is .5 he said he doesnt see anything wrong unless its a .1 or a 0 I feel horrible im loosing my hair im always sleepy and dont sleep good at night my heart beats fast at times and now I have gotten anxiety and panic disorder he says its not linked the anxiety doc thinks it is help

Hair Loss...Help!!?Ever since I gave birth to my daughter 7 months ago I have lost so much hair. Every time I wash and condition my hair, it just comes out like crazy. I roll it into a ball as a size of a golf ball. I wash my hair every other day and hate to too because I freak out. At first my doctor said it could be my hormones, and then when my blood work came back everything was normal, when she checked my thyroid on my 6 week check up, that was fine. What else could it be? Currently I went to GNC and bought some Biotin shampoo and conditioner and some vitamins and it's still not working. My doctor still has me on prenatal as well. The only thing that has changed is I have been diagnosed with anxiety and panic disorder....which my hair loss causes even more stress. I don't know what to do, if you have any suggestions, please help me out. I need some encouragement or some other answers.

1.) A person having normal thyroid function, the rate at which TSH and thyroid hormones are secreted remains?within a normal range concentrations . In some people, the immune system begins to produce large amounts of an abnormal substance that functions like TSH secretion and the rate of thyroid hormone secretion. WHAT IS ONE NAME FOR A DISORDER LIKE THIS TYPE? EXPLAIN.

Do hormone imballance cause anxiety disorder?Hi..I am a 33 year old female. I think I am going through some hormonal changes (I.e no periods for a while and then heavey at times) and I had thyroid problems too. I had never dealth with anxiety disorder before but it feels like I am fine for 3 weeks at a time and one week I am all anxiouse.. so can hormone imbalance be a cause of this? I have also heard birth control pills cause these symptoms too. anyone with a similar problem?

Joint pain in Thyroid?I am suffering from thyroid disorder and taking medicines for it also. I am experiencing pain in my joint for more than one year. Plese tell me if this joint pain can be because of the thyroid disorder.

Speeding your metabolism through thyroid pills?Some people are natuarally fat even if they eat so healthy because their thyroid is disordered which screws up their metabolism. I know that there are pills out there that speeds up these peoples metabolism by doing something to the thyroid.

My daughter's weight keeps going up, need answers?My daughter has gained like 18 pounds since November. The doctor checked her for a thyroid disorder and found nothing. She eats healthy, not much junk food and no sugary drinks. Any ideas on why she keeps gaining weight, what could be causing it and what can I do. She also walks on the treadmill for 10 min a day, plus plays basket ball and bowls. She is 10 years old.

I am too skinny! I want to gain weight!?heyy. . .im 5'3 && weigh 93 lbs and hateee it. I spent the day with my friend & found out that I eat more in a day than her & shes 5'4 and 118 lbs! I have been drastically underweight my whole life & I dont even exercise or do anything out of the norm to burn up many calories. I do not have any abnormal things that would cause this like a Thyroid disorder. being so underweight never bothered me before because I still somewhat looked my age but now im going to be 20 & look like a 15 yr old! im so jelous of other girls my age who fit shapely into their clothes. I dont think people realize how much it hurts when they say I wanna be skinny but your too skinny. if anybody has ways they have gained weight no matter what it is please let me know. I dont really want muscles as much as I want curves. ive read some people saying u gain weight with muscles but if u stop working out do u lose the weight? ive heard of this stuff ectoplan but im not sure of anyone whos actually used it.thanksss!<3

Has anyone had this before ?I am guessing I am about 1 1/2 months pregnant. My thyroid disorder always makes me about 1 1/2 to 2 months late, so this is a big guess. I have a lot of pressure down below and I just feel like I have to urinate all of the time. I am thinking that it is a bladder infection. I have an obgyn appt. on Thursday. I am really worried . Since it is Sunday, I do not have anyone to call and ask. Has anyone had this before , only being about 1 1/2 months pregnant ? How serious is a bladder infection while you are pregnant ? Should I make an appt. for tommorow, or will I be okay until Thursday ? I know its long. Thanks everyone.

Severe Menstrual Pain is killing me.. HELP?Hi,

Recently a nodule of 8 mm has been found on my left breast, it is also painful...,.I had a scan, any advice?Some of the 'experts' have said to leave it alone, but others have said it should be investigated, a similiar size one was seen on my right breast on the IRM. It's painful enough to wake me up at night. I also have nodules at the moment on my thyroid which have to be removed.

Has anyone had this before ?I am guessing I am about 1 1/2 months pregnant. My thyroid disorder always makes me about 1 1/2 to 2 months late, so this is a big guess. I have a lot of pressure down below and I just feel like I have to urinate all of the time. I am thinking that it is a bladder infection. I have an obgyn appt. on Thursday. I am really worried . Since it is Sunday, I do not have anyone to call and ask. Has anyone had this before , only being about 1 1/2 months pregnant ? How serious is a bladder infection while you are pregnant ? Should I make an appt. for tommorow, or will I be okay until Thursday ? I know its long. Thanks everyone.

I recently found out that I may have a thyroid disorder. Has anyone lost weight after medication?Over the last 8 or 9 months I have been gaining a little more weight than I ever have before. At about the same time my cycle got a little messed up too. I went to see my doctor and my thyroid screening came back abnormal. I have read that having thyroid problems can slow down and almost shut off a body's metabolism, so I'm thinking this would explaim my recent weight problems and inability to lost the weight. I was wondering if anyone who has a thyroid problem but is on medication has had similar weight issues and after the medication was able to lose the weight? how quickly did your body's metabolism bounce back after medication?

What are the health consequences of taking high doses of iodine when one has a thyroid cold nodule in the neckKelp is a seaweed that naturally contains high amounts of iodine. I have been taking 1 capsule a day of supplement made from Kelp that provides 400 mcrograms fo iodine- which is 267% of daily recommended value.

Are we close to transplanting the thyroid gland?thyroid desease is a magor disorder few even know about it rules everything in your body..put this desease on the map already..fund cures..or find one!!

Is pain under the ear is associated with thyroid nodules?jaw area is the pain located

Revised: What are some reasons why I might be gaining weight even though I go to the gym?Okay, I don't know how to revise, so I just wanted to say that my clothes got tighter, so I don't think it was just the muscle.. What now? I don't want wise cracks or one liners. If I eat right and exercise 45 min. a day and varied between cardio and weights, I should lose weight. I know about nutrition, etc. and have been to a dietician. I'm just wondering what are some possible other posibilities for gaining weight unnatually besides a thyroid disorder.

Is my marriage doomed to failure or it has the possibiliy of being succesful?I married without being in love. I didnt took this decision lightly.

Where can I get financial aid for medical test(Port Arthur/Beaumont/Galveston residents)?I live in Pt. Arthur,Tx. Doc told me I have nodules in thyroid.Need thyroid scan preformed at JohnSealy in Galveston.I was approved for reduced pay.But test will still cost $327.Where can I get aide to help cover this? Is there any agencies that might help? Tried redcross, sal army and all the usuals.Please help. Doc said its probally cancer.But due to the cost I'm denied being able to have the scan done which would tell me if it is. No johnsealy wont take payments(already tried that)If anyone out there works at johnsealy and can give me some inside tips, I sure would appreciate it.I'm only 42 and not ready to go now, but seems like because I'm low income that will be my fate!

Hair Loss...Help!!?Ever since I gave birth to my daughter 7 months ago I have lost so much hair. Every time I wash and condition my hair, it just comes out like crazy. I roll it into a ball as a size of a golf ball. I wash my hair every other day and hate to too because I freak out. At first my doctor said it could be my hormones, and then when my blood work came back everything was normal, when she checked my thyroid on my 6 week check up, that was fine. What else could it be? Currently I went to GNC and bought some Biotin shampoo and conditioner and some vitamins and it's still not working. My doctor still has me on prenatal as well. The only thing that has changed is I have been diagnosed with anxiety and panic disorder....which my hair loss causes even more stress. I don't know what to do, if you have any suggestions, please help me out. I need some encouragement or some other answers.

Does anyone know of any online resources for failure to thrive or growth disorder in infants?My son has been under the 3rd percentile for his weight since he was about 4 months old. He's now 15 months. I'm working with his pediatrician to try to find out the reason for this. He's on dietary supplements even (a soy "pediasure" due to diarreah/vomiting with milk products. He was breastfed as a young infant so we didn't know about the milk allergy until after he was one). He's been tested for cystic fibrosis and some other things with his thyroid. Those were negative but it did show that he had some sort of anemia. I'm looking for some scholastic resources that I can pass along to his doctor in the hopes that we can get him into a normal weight range. Thank you in advance for your help.

Thyroid Cancer - okay to wait?My primary care found a suspsicous nodule on my thyroid. I am 36 years old. He referred me to a local endicrinoligist who is right out of school. She wants me to have a FNA Biopsy. However, the facility is a local facility. I want to go into Boston, to the major teaching hospital. I called and got an appointment but it is not for another month and a half. Is it okay to wait that long? The endocrinoligist said it was okay to wait since Thyroid Cancer is slow growing. Is she right? I am so scared....

What is wrong with me?I have been trying ttc for a few months now and have not been successful. Lately I've been feeling pregnant but all of the hpt's are negative. I even had a blood pregnancy test done and it was negative. About 9 years ago I had been having some thyroid problems but everything was fine up until now. I noticed that I have another lump (nodule) in my neck due to hypothyroidism. Do you guys think that this could be a reason I can't get pregnant. Or could it be that I am pregnant and the thyroid problems are causing the hcg levels to increase slowly? I don't know what it could be, but everyone's opinion is greatly appreciated.

What are the health consequences of taking high doses of iodine when one has a thyroid cold nodule in the neckKelp is a seaweed that naturally contains high amounts of iodine. I have been taking 1 capsule a day of supplement made from Kelp that provides 400 mcrograms fo iodine- which is 267% of daily recommended value.

Could chernoblyl have affedted my daughters thyroid?as I have posted earlier my daughter aged 21 is currently awaiting ultrasound scan and fna biopsy on a calcified nodule which has grown from 8mm to aprox 2 cms{palpated by consultant} at the time of the chernobyl disaster she was 8 months old and we lived in an area of britain badly affected by the fallout and spent her early years playing on the beaches and in fields.does anyone know of any statistical evidence that points to a link, I know there are clusters of lukeamias in the area but havn't heard anything about thyroid cancer.I know that the fact that her age. a single calcified nodule which is growing does put her in a higher risk group.I would appreciate any infomation that anyone has.Thank you in anticipation

I recently found out that I may have a thyroid disorder. Has anyone lost weight after medication?Over the last 8 or 9 months I have been gaining a little more weight than I ever have before. At about the same time my cycle got a little messed up too. I went to see my doctor and my thyroid screening came back abnormal. I have read that having thyroid problems can slow down and almost shut off a body's metabolism, so I'm thinking this would explaim my recent weight problems and inability to lost the weight. I was wondering if anyone who has a thyroid problem but is on medication has had similar weight issues and after the medication was able to lose the weight? how quickly did your body's metabolism bounce back after medication?

I was sent to a specialist[dr.] for my thyroid and now im confused please help?my blood test stated .24 and normal range is .5 he said he doesnt see anything wrong unless its a .1 or a 0 I feel horrible im loosing my hair im always sleepy and dont sleep good at night my heart beats fast at times and now I have gotten anxiety and panic disorder he says its not linked the anxiety doc thinks it is help

Bad results -Thyroid Cancer - Ultra sound?Okay, First had lump in neck, then felt lump in throat. Had ultrasound. They found a nodule on thyroid a little over 1 cm. They are sending me to an endocrinologist. (spelling?) Anyways,. I have the report of ultrasound. IT said the nodule was hypoechoic, only moderately well defined, Microcalcifications within it are suspected and it has central and peripheral flow. I am so upset. I read all of those things point to malignancy.. Please help me

Recently a nodule of 8 mm has been found on my left breast, it is also painful...,.I had a scan, any advice?Some of the 'experts' have said to leave it alone, but others have said it should be investigated, a similiar size one was seen on my right breast on the IRM. It's painful enough to wake me up at night. I also have nodules at the moment on my thyroid which have to be removed.

I recently found out that I may have a thyroid disorder. Has anyone lost weight after medication?Over the last 8 or 9 months I have been gaining a little more weight than I ever have before. At about the same time my cycle got a little messed up too. I went to see my doctor and my thyroid screening came back abnormal. I have read that having thyroid problems can slow down and almost shut off a body's metabolism, so I'm thinking this would explaim my recent weight problems and inability to lost the weight. I was wondering if anyone who has a thyroid problem but is on medication has had similar weight issues and after the medication was able to lose the weight? how quickly did your body's metabolism bounce back after medication?

Can a thyroid disorder make you nauseous?hypothyroid I am often nauseous

Food feeling stuck in chest-possible thryoid cancer - something else?Hello, I don't even know where to begin. I have a thyroid nodule that has been biopsed and I am waiting for the results. I can feel the nodule when I swallow. I am so nervous that I have thryoid cancer that I took anti anxiety pills, but now stopped. Took some trazadone to sleep but now stopped. I was getting sharp chest pains and felt food sticking in my throat halfway down in esophoges. So, I started prilosec thinking I might have GERD. Could stress cause GERD? Well, the chest pains are gone, but the food stuck in my throat feeling is still there. So, then I thought that was from the possible thyroid cancer. So I asked my endicrinologist and he said they are not related. So, I am at a loss what this is from. I am so freaked out I have cancer and it has spread down my esophages from my thyroid. Anyone know what this is from? Also, other symptom since this all started is morning congestion every morning. Never had that before either. (2 months now) Please help me?

Thyroid problems...?my mom has been going thru about three weeks of blood work, thyroid ultrasounds, and other test. She was recently told to go to a glad specialist, and they refused to see her, and said she has "class b" we have no idea what this means and she is going to a hershey -penn state medical center here in a few weeks and back to the local doctor,

A question about thyroid nodule?During an ultrasound of my thyroid a small pea-sized "thyroid nodule" was found, but blood tests showed my thyroid is functioning fine. The doctor did not tell me whether it appears to be a 'hot' or 'cold' nodule -- though I read ultrasound can tell that. Anyways I am being sent to the specialist, probably for the needle thing. Can anyone who knows about this give me any insight? My age is 22.

What are the disorders associated with the thyroid gland?WHAT IS HYPERTHYROIDISM?

Going back to my thyroid question in better detail.?I am on levothyroxine 75 mcg. I've been on it for a year. I still have only lost 15 pounds of the 90 I gained in that year and he just keeps telling me to keep dieting and exercising. He meaning my doctor. They found 2 nodules on my thyroid but said they were too small to do anything about.

I know someone who has to take medicine for her thyroid so it works right. What is the name of the disorder?im doing a project in science and need to know

How can you tell if you have thyroid disorders?I've had vitiligo for two years and I read about how it's linked to thyroid disorders. I'm not sure of these are symptoms but I've always felt I had a weird metabolism. I get skinny real easily when I'm not trying to eat as much as I can.

I need a outline on thyroid disore?I need a outline on thyroid disorder

Hair Loss...Help!!?Ever since I gave birth to my daughter 7 months ago I have lost so much hair. Every time I wash and condition my hair, it just comes out like crazy. I roll it into a ball as a size of a golf ball. I wash my hair every other day and hate to too because I freak out. At first my doctor said it could be my hormones, and then when my blood work came back everything was normal, when she checked my thyroid on my 6 week check up, that was fine. What else could it be? Currently I went to GNC and bought some Biotin shampoo and conditioner and some vitamins and it's still not working. My doctor still has me on prenatal as well. The only thing that has changed is I have been diagnosed with anxiety and panic disorder....which my hair loss causes even more stress. I don't know what to do, if you have any suggestions, please help me out. I need some encouragement or some other answers.

Should I be freaked out over the possibility of thyroid cancer?I was diagnosed with a nodule on my thyroid and have to go in for a biopsy. How concerned should I be?

Does anyone else have health anxieties that are controlling their life?I take medication for depression but what I really have is serious health anxieties. I'm 36 years old and feel like a sitting duck. Everytime I feel a lump or bump I start getting really nervous and think for sure it is cancer. Several months ago my doctor found 3 thyroid nodules and I had one biopsied and it was negative but during that time I already convinced myself I had thyroid cancer and I couldn't eat and I cried all the time. I'm suppose to go back to the doctor for another sonogram of my neck to see if they have grown and I won't go because I'm deathly afraid of doctors. Now I have been getting hot flashes so I've convinced myself it must be lymphoma. By the way my thyroid blood work is fine. Am I just one sick puppy or what? Please no mean comments.

Can a thyroid disorder make you nauseous?hypothyroid I am often nauseous

I have to see a surgen monday.?I have a nodule on my thyroid, that is quite large. I don't know what to expect.. any ideas. I do know that my reg doc said prob a biopsy would be done.. all of my blood work came back normal on my thyroid function.. and there is a lot of cancer in my mothers family including thyroid cancer, which I have an uncle rightnow with metestatic cancer from his thyroid.... please help, I need to get by this weekend with out wanting to stay drunk....

Why am I tired all of the time?I get plenty of rest, average about 7 hours per night...I eat well, lots of fruits, veggies and I eat more wild game and fresh fish in place of store bought beef.....I hate to drink water, does this have anything to do with it? I have also been told I have thyroid nodules, I had them tested and they arent cancer....I am tired of being tierd all the time...I NEED HELP!

What is the treatment of choice for papillary carcinoma thyroid discovered in a hemi thyroidectomy specimen?We operated on a patient whose FNAC was a colloid nodule.. She was a case of Solitary Thyroid nodule.. Hemithyroidectomy was the procedure done... The biopsy report came back as PAPILLARY CARCINOMA THYROID without extra thyroid spread.. What is the next step...To perform a completion Thyroidectomy or Radioablation?

Does this sound like a thyroid disorder?Please read my previous question, linked below:

Delusional concerns about others?Is there a mental illness similar to hypochondria, but instead of thinking something is wrong with yourself, you constantly think something is wrong or will end up wrong with others around you?

Hair Loss...Help!!?Ever since I gave birth to my daughter 7 months ago I have lost so much hair. Every time I wash and condition my hair, it just comes out like crazy. I roll it into a ball as a size of a golf ball. I wash my hair every other day and hate to too because I freak out. At first my doctor said it could be my hormones, and then when my blood work came back everything was normal, when she checked my thyroid on my 6 week check up, that was fine. What else could it be? Currently I went to GNC and bought some Biotin shampoo and conditioner and some vitamins and it's still not working. My doctor still has me on prenatal as well. The only thing that has changed is I have been diagnosed with anxiety and panic disorder....which my hair loss causes even more stress. I don't know what to do, if you have any suggestions, please help me out. I need some encouragement or some other answers.

Need Weight Loss Help...Complicated.?I am seriously overweight and every method of weight loss out there,, it seems my body is resistant to it. most excersises are out of the question do to a foot deformity, my energy and metabolism are low due to a thyroid disorder,various food allergies and hypoglycemia make most diets impossible ...I take various suppliments including fishoil and every vitamin known to man, I have tried numerous diet pills with nothing but heartburn to show for it...I am 22 years old with the body if a 50 year old...not just fat but sagging, bent at the neck..I am a single mom so money and time are tight...can't spend on prepared meals or weight loss centers .I need some simple and relatively fast solutions...I am getting deperate.

What are the long term effects of Thyroid replacement hormones?I have a multi-nodular Goiter that is growing at a rapid rate . FNA was negative for cancer. Left Thyroid (which is quite large) is now growing over my throat with more nodules on the right Thyroid. Is there other options other than removal and if not what happens with long term usage of the replacement hormones ? I am seeing a doctor at UAMS and he is Japanese and so hard to understand!!!(university of AR. medical school)

Depression?I am depressed and my mother said that since I am saying how I can find jeans that fit me I should lose weight

Do I need medical insurance in the US? Which one?22 year old working female

Which dr specialist should my mom visit? cardiolog? internist? other specialist?Hello friends everywhere,

A question about thyroid nodule?During an ultrasound of my thyroid a small pea-sized "thyroid nodule" was found, but blood tests showed my thyroid is functioning fine. The doctor did not tell me whether it appears to be a 'hot' or 'cold' nodule -- though I read ultrasound can tell that. Anyways I am being sent to the specialist, probably for the needle thing. Can anyone who knows about this give me any insight? My age is 22.

Is it ok to take Hydroxycut if I am taking synthroyd for a thyroid disorder.?I just spend 18.00 on a bottle and dont want to waste them is it ok to take.

Thyroid Nodules?The docs have found 3 nodules in my thyroid and tomorrow I am getting a needle biopsy. Has anyone had a needle biopsy in their neck before?

Weight loss with thyroid problem?I have been trying to lose weight for a while now. Im going to the gym 6-7days a week, jogging on the tred mill, using a stationary bike, and weight training but cant seem to lose weight. And I have also been eating healthy. I have an nodule (lump) on my thyroid, but I thought all this hard work would help to atleast shed a pound but nothing! Im 20 years old and 175lbs, 5'4''- and my doctors tells me I should be 130lbs. Does anyone have any advice?

Can my remaining thyroid be stimulated to work without medicine after half has been surgically removed?Half of my thyroid was taken out to remove a benign nodule which had made me hyperthyroid. It has been six weeks since the surgery. My TSH level is now at 9 (hypothyroid) and I'm supposed to start taking Synthroid. I was hoping the remaining half of my thyroid would start to work so that I could avoid taking medication. Has anyone had luck with this? What steps did you take?

Bipolar Disorder? General doc. made new diagnosis without telling me?I have bipolar disorder. I sometimes hear voices when I'm manic or depressed. I haven't been manic or depressed lately, pretty stable. Two weeks ago, I had a visual hallucination. I saw maggots all over my living/kitchen and they were eating my dead cat-She's alive in real life-I called my doc and left a message with his nurse. I had to reschedule an appt. w/ a new psych. b/c they had no info on me after I waited a mth. and a half to see him, they lost info on me. I went to my gen. doc. to tell him what happened. He put me on 80mg of Geodon and 200mg of Lamictal, that's all I'm taking along w/ thyroid horm. He said what happened to me was an "episode". On the med. form that u give to the receptionist, "acute psychosis" and the presc. had "for BAD/Schizo Affective Disorder". Who knows what this means? Did he change my diagnosis w/out telling me? This episode scared my husband. I was screaming at him to kill the maggots. He didn't know what to do. Call 911 if this happens again?Advice?

What are some reasons why I might be gaining weight even though I go to the gym?I don't want wise cracks or one liners. If I eat right and exercise 45 min. a day and varied between cardio and weights, I should lose weight. I know about nutrition, etc. and have been to a dietician. I'm just wondering what are some possible other posibilities for gaining weight unnatually besides a thyroid disorder.

What are the disorders associated with the thyroid gland?WHAT IS HYPERTHYROIDISM?

Is there a natural diuretic that is low-sugar, no caffeine (at all) for a medically complicated individual?I am diabetic- 40 years & a smoker-33 years. I am down to 8 Carltons (0.8 mg nicotine per day). Nicotine is a diuretic & not having much in me now is causing swelling in my legs. I saw my doctor & showed her (she will not put me on medication because it may damage kidneys). I cannot eat enough celery in a day to make a difference in the swelling. Any suggestions please?

I have Hypothyroidism, but when dr. puts me on synthroid I feel like I have feathers on my face. 3days off,OK!To ad to my problem I have a goiter plus enlarged thyroid and nodules. Dr. put me on syntroid be cause my thyroid was sitting @ 12.6 and within 2 wks I was going nuts with what felt like feathers on my face. Has anyone ever heard of this and what am I going to do, I'm gaining weight and I know your thyroid if it's not right causes a lot of problems with your body. Also after being off of it 1 week not without them I'm extremly tired. It took 3 days when I quit them and all feelings on my face like feathers were gone. The dr. and I figured out this was what was causing it, and I haven't been back yet to see what he's going to suggest. I need some suggetions and I do appreciate your time. In Texas, HELP!

Is it a possibility to have Scar tissue pain a year and a half after Thyroid lobectomy?I had the left side of my Thyroid and a very big lump in the front of my neck removed last year, 6/6/06. Now I keep getting lil' sharp pains in my neck. it's hard to tell if the pain is coming from the scar or right below it. I was just wondering if it could be Scar tissue pain. Or maybe I'm getting more nodules again.

I have a nodule on my thyroid that appears to be hypoechoic with a rim of calcification? It's a cold nodule. ?It's a cold nodule with 2 others present.

What is the growth rate of a thyoid nodule?I was diagnosed with a thyroid nodule about a year ago. Since that time I have had several tests including a biopsy which came out fine. The thyroid nodule measured at 1.3 cm in Sept. 2005 when the first ultrasound was performed. I had a follow up ultrasound done today that measured it at 2.6 cm. I am taking synthroid for a underactive thyroid which should also be suppressing the growth of the nodule as well. I was just wondering if the growth rate is common or not?

I cry too easily..How can I become less emotional..?I have thyroid disorder which causes emotions to run wild. I take Cymbalta but its not helping me from crying ! Help I did take paxil at one time and I think that was better but my sex drive was null. Is there a better a way...? My boss thinks Im nuts, cause I cry when Im frustrated .

Depression?I am depressed and my mother said that since I am saying how I can find jeans that fit me I should lose weight

My OB/GYN has diagnosed me for thyroid disorders and I am pregnant?does anyone know if this is dangerous to have thyroid antibodies during pregnancy? Is this High Risk?

What is making me so frigging ill?I am 27 yr old fem with 2 kids and I've had these symptoms coming at different intervals, first constipation 8 years, fatigue 4 years, intolerance to alcohol and some foods 2 years, rapid resting heart rate in the mid of the night, wakes me up and finally I've started 6 months ago puking up bile. Also I was 5'7 128 just a year ago and now I'm up to 144. I've been tested for diatebes-negative. Thyroid ultrasound found 5 nodules but doc says they arent interfereing with my levels and that they r really small. If someone out there knows what's wrong with me or has similar symptoms, PLEASE REPLY

Thyroid problems, and immune disorders?Found out two weeks ago that I've got thyroid problems. It started out as hyper, but I've got all of the symptoms of hypo. I keep losing weight. I am sick all of the time my throat is really messed up, and I fear doctors. What are some things I should ask the doctors? Does anyone here have grave's disease? Thanks for any help. ~Rosanne~

What is causing my hives?I have had hives head to toe for the past 7 months. I have seen several doctors including an allergist.I have had allergy tests done, tons of lab work for auto-immune disorders, thyroid, pylori ect. I have taken zyrtec,allegra,benydril,hydrox... everything other than cyclosporine-which can cause severe side effects.I use a non-scented detergent, what else can caused this?

Weight loss with thyroid problem?I have been trying to lose weight for a while now. Im going to the gym 6-7days a week, jogging on the tred mill, using a stationary bike, and weight training but cant seem to lose weight. And I have also been eating healthy. I have an nodule (lump) on my thyroid, but I thought all this hard work would help to atleast shed a pound but nothing! Im 20 years old and 175lbs, 5'4''- and my doctors tells me I should be 130lbs. Does anyone have any advice?

What is a thyroid cancer or Papillary Carcinoma with microfollicular pattern?I was diagnose with Papillary Carcinoma, on my smaller nodule and Nodular Hyperplasia, larger nodule what does that mean?

Extreme weight gain over past 3-5 months.Many tests.No answers?I am 35 years old in fairly good health, however in the last 3-5 months I have gained 35 pounds.Eating less now than ever in my life. I have thyroid nodules however my thyroid tests have all come out normal1.3 .I have also had perimenopause and pitutary gland tests also normal.I am not pregnant,and my blood sugar is good.if any one has any clue of what may be happening or anything that may help,please help me out .I also have back problems(2 previous surgeries) and this is causing real problems for me physically as well as emotionally.Thank you

Has anyone had this before ?I am guessing I am about 1 1/2 months pregnant. My thyroid disorder always makes me about 1 1/2 to 2 months late, so this is a big guess. I have a lot of pressure down below and I just feel like I have to urinate all of the time. I am thinking that it is a bladder infection. I have an obgyn appt. on Thursday. I am really worried . Since it is Sunday, I do not have anyone to call and ask. Has anyone had this before , only being about 1 1/2 months pregnant ? How serious is a bladder infection while you are pregnant ? Should I make an appt. for tommorow, or will I be okay until Thursday ? I know its long. Thanks everyone.

Anyone know anything about thyroid nodules. I have 1 thyroid gland left now I have 3 on the other one.?I had one gland removed because of a nodule now over a period of 6 months they have found 3 more nodules on my remaining gland. They want me to see a specialist. We all know what that means. The nodules don't bother me at all like my other one did. Is it really necessary to remove my remaining gland. They are benign at least the other one was.

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

Getting discharged from army?I am getting discharged cause of my thyroid and also they say I have PTSD ( post traumatic stress disorder) but I dont think this is the case. Yeah I had a stressful job and yea I saw things normal people dont see...I never had problems with it before till I joined the army..the first week I had problems and now I dont but they are still discharging me is there any way I can fight this and not have to be discharged? please help I need advice and tips on what to do.

Problems gaining weight?Sorry but this is more of an answer. I read a post about someone having problems gaining weight, and one of the replies was 'be lucky you have that kind of a body". I just wanted to say that I also struggle to gain weight, and it's an embarrassing thing, being thin and having people look at you like you have an eating disorder. I have done a lot of research on this issue and talked to my physician, and found that the best way to gain weight is to simply increase your calorie intake by about 500 calories per day, and do weight training to build muscle. It's actually very unhealthy to be underweight, just as it to be overweight. It can cause serious health problems. So if anyone has this problem, maybe talk to your doctor first it could be a thyroid problem. Just thought I'd comment, sorry that it's not a question.

Is it ok to take Hydroxycut if I am taking synthroyd for a thyroid disorder.?I just spend 18.00 on a bottle and dont want to waste them is it ok to take.

Thyroid disorder or depression ?When weather is around 12 (C) degree

What is the treatment of choice for papillary carcinoma thyroid discovered in a hemi thyroidectomy specimen?We operated on a patient whose FNAC was a colloid nodule.. She was a case of Solitary Thyroid nodule.. Hemithyroidectomy was the procedure done... The biopsy report came back as PAPILLARY CARCINOMA THYROID without extra thyroid spread.. What is the next step...To perform a completion Thyroidectomy or Radioablation?

Is 80-120 pulse rates normal?I am aged 40.I am a female.Ht 5ft 1 inch.Wt 43 kg,non-diabetic,normal BP,no thyroid problem and any other disorders.But even at normal conditions I have a pulse rate between 80 to 100 and at times it even exeeds to 120.But this has no effect on my normal routine.Will this be problematic.Please answer.

Is Dr. Jeffrey Lieblich--Endocrinologist... good doctor?I have just been referred to a Dr. Jeffrey Lieblich, an endocrinologist, in Libertyville IL & Highland Park, IL. by my internist because of a thyroid disorder. Has anyone been to him? What is your experience?

U/S 5 solid thyroid nodules?All under 1cm, palpable, small lynph nodes can be seen adjacent to carotid and jugular vessels, others in the sublingual position on both sides. My TSH .342 (borderline low) fleet 4 .91 (normal) Is that hypo or hyper? What does an RF postive of 80 mean? I feel like I am always wearing a really tight turtleneck.

Is my marriage doomed to failure or it has the possibiliy of being succesful?I married without being in love. I didnt took this decision lightly.

Could the biopsy for thyroid cancer be wrong?I had a FNA biopsy for a nodule on thyroid which came back as Papillary Cancer. I am scheduled for a TT next week! But the nodule has shrunk in size via ultrasound, No longer able to feel from outside as in begginning and I don't have a lump when I swallow anymore. Could the biopsy be wrong? What would you do? Would you have the TT?

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

Is my Doctor putting my Thyroid condition off?I have hypothyroidism with flare ups of Hashimotos disease(swelling of glands extremly tired difficulty swallowing colds and flu like symptoms) My Dr. is telling me to come off my birthcontrol pills because of the hormones and have my tubes tied, then return in 4 months to discuss the removal of my thyroid, He is a specialists and is the second one I have seen, the first one did nothing, I have had nodules biopsied and the results came back inconclusive, I am scared he didn't want to do any more needle biopsys because only 1 in 100,000 people have thyroid cancer and I wouldn't be one of them he said. I have had this condition since I was 14 and I am 35 now I also have hudreds of tiny tiny nodules around the thyroid. Should things be moving a little quicker then this?

Do you think I am abnormal?A good friend of mine found out that I am taking Apple Cider Vinegar pills, Trimspa, a multivitamin, CoQ10, B12, and Ginseng on top of my regular thyroid medication. She also found out that I go to pro-ana sites for tips on weight-loss.

What is making me so frigging ill?I am 27 yr old fem with 2 kids and I've had these symptoms coming at different intervals, first constipation 8 years, fatigue 4 years, intolerance to alcohol and some foods 2 years, rapid resting heart rate in the mid of the night, wakes me up and finally I've started 6 months ago puking up bile. Also I was 5'7 128 just a year ago and now I'm up to 144. I've been tested for diatebes-negative. Thyroid ultrasound found 5 nodules but doc says they arent interfereing with my levels and that they r really small. If someone out there knows what's wrong with me or has similar symptoms, PLEASE REPLY

Thyroid problems, and immune disorders?Found out two weeks ago that I've got thyroid problems. It started out as hyper, but I've got all of the symptoms of hypo. I keep losing weight. I am sick all of the time my throat is really messed up, and I fear doctors. What are some things I should ask the doctors? Does anyone here have grave's disease? Thanks for any help. ~Rosanne~