Thyroid Dysfunction

Various disorders can result when your thyroid gland does not produce enough hormones or if it produces too much of these hormones. The common disorders that result from thyroid dysfunction are hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's disease, goiter, thyroid nodules, and Graves' disease.

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What is causing all my symptoms?

Query: Hi doctor, I have the following problems in my daily life. Social phobia, inferiority complex, lack of concentration and fear of everything. I am not interested to do anything. I am leading a sedentary lifestyle. I also masturbate a lot. I am thinking consistently about my future and living without ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, inferiority complex, social phobia, poor concentration and fear of everything can be a manifestation of depression or anxiety disorders. Having said this, we need to understand that the same symptoms can be present in abnormal thyroid function. The presence...  Read Full »

Can thyroid problems be the cause of my symptoms?

Query: Female | 20 yrs old | 160cm | 32kls Few years back to puberty, I noticed a slight bulge building up in the right side of my neck. Ever since, I was little I had trouble in gaining weight too and I'm always hungry; for instance though only 2 hours ago I ate a heavy full course meal. I easily get c...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi ma’am Welcome to icliniq Can you please send a picture of lump in your neck. Is it still there ? Did it increase in size after you noticed ? Ma’am along with that you have lactose intolerance it means when ever you eat dairy products like milk etc you body is not able to digest it and you g...  Read Full »

Why does hyperthyroidism make the eyes pop out of the socket?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is 51 years old and she had thyroid sometime in the past. There are no signs of it from the last one year. However, she has these bulging eyes all the time, but she can perfectly see everything with her spectacles. I do not really know what happened to her the other day. She...  Read Full »


Dr. Sankaran Mathangee

Eye Care Ophthalmologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your question, it is not mentioned if it is hypo or hyperthyroid. But the symptoms suggest it would be hyperthyroidism or Graves’ disease. I hope your mother is on medication otherwise the condition might worsen. The condition occurs due to overgrowth of t...  Read Full »

Are knee weakness and hand tremors GAD-related?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old male in good health.My knees feel stiff and weak when walking. It also happens on my finger joints. Also, I sweat a lot and my hands start shaking (fine tremor) with light activity. I do have a generalized anxiety disorder. Are my symptoms GAD-related? This started ...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim

Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello doctor, Welcome to icliniq.com. Generalized anxiety disorder is one possibility, but also we have to exclude other organic causes like for example hyperthyroid disease (by testing TSH, T3, and T4). If you have performed any blood tests please send a copy of them. One thing that differentiat...  Read Full »

Does passing stools in underwear without knowing a psychological issue?

Query: Hi doctor, My son age is 8 years old. His weight is 25 kg and height 135 cm. He has problem of passing stool in his underwear for the last 6 to 7 months. He is doing this without knowing it. He suffered with the same kind of problem last year for three months and it got cured. But, that medicine did...  Read Full »


Dr. Payas Joshi

Child Health Specialist, General Practitioner, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw the attached files and your child's history (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your child has encopresis (involuntary fecal soiling) and probably he might also be having constipation. The standard treatment is dietary modification. I believe you know ...  Read Full »

Does brownish discharge indicate infertility?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 years old. I am not sexually active. I had my periods on the 15th of last month and on 29th I had spotting with some blood. After that, I am experiencing brown discharge. It has been three days now. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.  If this is the first time you are facing this problem, then there is nothing to worry about. This could be because of stress, strain, anxiety, work pressure, change of place, a change in climate or low blood count. Just take rest, have healthy food and drink plenty of f...  Read Full »

Can ovulation result in breast discomfort?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years old. My period and period symptoms have always been the same every time. I always have severe PMS symptoms with horrible cramping, breast soreness and on the first day of my period I always pass big blood clots with heavy bleeding. My period will last anywhere from 3 to 5 da...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Regarding irregular and heavy flow, I would like you to get a urine pregnancy test done with early morning urine sample. Also, get a pelvic scan done to rule out the exact cause. Do get a complete blood count and thyroid profile done. Generally, irregular heavy flow coul...  Read Full »

What if I do not take medicine for hypothyroidism?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism and growth hormone deficiency as a child, but stopped taking the medication at 18. I am now 23 and have noticed a few symptoms. Extreme fatigue, depression, anxiety, weight gain and headaches. I feel that the symptoms have worsened. What could be the po...  Read Full »


Dr. Bindiya Thakkar

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have a few follow up questions. Please answer them. What was the reason for the hypothyroidism and growth hormone deficiency? Were there any other hormone deficiencies as well? What other medical problems do you have? When did you last have your thyroid blood work do...  Read Full »

Why am I feeling dizzy and extremely hot?

Query: Hello doctor, The following event has happened twice. I start feeling dizzy and extremely hot. I can feel my body heat through my shirt. I feel nauseated and was about to faint. Oddly, today, when I went to the kitchen to check my food in the microwave, I opened the fridge instead. When I tried to c...  Read Full »


Dr. Tim Evans

Family Physician, General Practitioner, General Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think the main thing to consider is whether this is something significant related to any cardiac or circulatory problems or whether this is something relatively minor. I would certainly suggest you visit your GP or family doctor. You will need to undergo an ECG (elec...  Read Full »

What are the causes of hearing loss?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother-in-law is suffering from hearing loss for the last 10 days. There is no pain in the ear, but sudden hearing loss. She can hear, but hearing capacity reduced by more than 30%. Please tell me some solution for this. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The description of rapid progression of hearing loss of your mother-in-law fits into a sudden hearing loss. It needs detailed history and examination. What are the onset and progression of hearing loss? Did she have any trauma? Is she on any drug or antibiotic? Is th...  Read Full »

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