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My husband is in thyroid medicine and is having a bad taste
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My primary care doc (new to me) wanted an ultrasound of my
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I am a 64yo female. I believe I have a thyroid problem. My
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Swollen Lymph Nodes. 36 year old fit male. Jan physical perfect CBC, Urine, Cholesterol, neg HIV, TSH 3.08. Few weeks ago I noticed when reading in bed, with my head a bit tilted down if I yawned or s… read more
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Ken
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I take 0.05mg of synthroid 6 days a week and one .1mg one
I take 0.05mg of synthroid 6 days a week and one .1mg one day a week. I have a goiter and have been taking synthroidy for about 30 years. They put me on it to basically shut my thyroid down so it woul… read more
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Dr. Thomas, MD
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I saw a new doctor to make sure I didn't not have an ear
I saw a new doctor to make sure I didn't not have an ear infection as I've had some ear pressure. He said I did not but did have some fluid in my ears, possibly due to allergies. I asked him to feel m… read more
Dr. K.
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Im a 37 Male with HypoThroid. I' m on 100 MCG LevoThyroxine.
Im a 37 Male with HypoThroid. I' m on 100 MCG LevoThyroxine. My TSH is in normal range. However i have hard stools which is causing pain/burnins in the butt as the stool travels. I' m having 2-3 bowel… read more
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I have some growths /tumors in my thyroid that are not hot or cold per radiologist. My thyroid blood test was normal but my doctor put my on 25 mg of Levothyroxine per day. I'm scared of the awful pic… read more
Dr Adi
Dr Adi
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What might cause my usually zero level of TSH to suddenly increase? Also last night when I gently applied lotion to my throat, on the left side where thyroid is located, I felt a lump, and just modera… read more
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