Thyroid Disease Questions
Displaying 57 questions associated with Thyroid Disease.
My Mirena has been out for over 9 months, & not 1 period. I have had blood work done for pregnancy, my thyroid, & other possible issues. We have had scans done & an internal ultrasound to ensure its not cancer, all came back fine. Could this have been caused by the mirena? I have looked... read more
I am taking levothyroxine to lose weight and I do not have a thyroid problem. What are some of the risk or problems I could encounter using this drug to lose weight?
I started this medication last fall for an underactive thyroid. Since then I've been packing on the pounds even while watching every bite I take and excercising regularly.
... hyperthyroidism. An ultrasound revealed I have a fairly large goiter on my thyroid an my symptoms from the hyperthyroid are worsening so, doctor has decided its best just to remove my thyroid. I was wondering if there was anyone out there with something similar to my case. How did you feel once... read more
Some mornings I forget to take my thyroid meds before I eat. How must I wait before I can take it or must I wait till the next day
I was just diagnosed with hypothyroidism, with a TSH of 8.6. My doctor started me on 30mg of Armour Thyroid, and asked that I come back in 6 weeks for another blood test to determine if I will need a different dose. Today is the 5th day I have taken it (in the am on an empty stomach, 3 hrs before... read more
My doc said to wait at least 30 mins after the morning pill before the morning coffee (and foods). I have 2 other relatives on thyroid meds and this is not necessary for THEM to do... I am wondering why it is necessary for me! Perhaps the drug they're on makes the difference, if so, I want out... read more
... Synthroid for 6 years. I went from 140 to 165 after taking the medicine. I have been off of it for a few months now and I have gone down to 152 and am terrified of gaining that weight back. It is IMPOSSIBLE to loose. I went to the doctor today to get my levels checked again and I'm sure I... read more
I am a 28 year old female who was recently diagnosed with underactive thyroid. My tsh level was 9.75
... and I was immediately put on 50mcg of levothyroxine about 4 weeks ago. IMO symptoms before starting medication was extreme tiredness, depression, memory loss, confusion and feeling like life was all together empty. After starting my med I felt better for the first 2 weeks but within the 3 week... read more
They SAY IT IS NOT SCIENTIFICALLY POSSIBLE. iS ANYONE ELSE HAVING HTIS PROBLEM I'M REALLY FRUSTRATED FROM IT.
I recently found I have an overactive thyroid & was prescribed the drug, Levothyroxine 75mg, only I am afraid it will cause even more nausea than I already suffer, or cause vomiting, yet fearful of what happens if I do not take it. My doctor already has me on a daily regimen of Promethazine for... read more