Thyroid Problem

Thyroid, which is a gland in the neck, produces hormones that regulate the metabolism of the body. Thyroid problems can occur due to the increase or decrease in the production of thyroid hormones. The most common thyroid problems are hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, goiter, thyroid nodules, and Graves' disease.

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What could be the cause for the symptoms like irregular periods, fatigue, anxiety, etc?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20 year old female. I suspect that I may have a hormonal condition, such as PCOS or hypothyroidism, and wanted to get an opinion based on my symptoms. I have compiled a list of symptoms that I have been experiencing so far; 1) Excess hair growth: “Beard” area, bikini line, l...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are suggestive of PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome). However, there are certain conditions that mimic PCOS, like thyroid, adrenal problem, and hyperprolactinemia, etc. You need to visit a gynecologist or endocrinologist as certain details like testoster...  Read Full »

Is fenugreek good for a thyroid patient?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 23 year old unmarried female. I am suffering from thyroid disorder since three years. I am unable to gain weight. My weight is 42 since seven years. My TSH level is always normal, either 3 or 2 or 4. When I visited my doctor, he said the thyroid function is fine and no need to worr...  Read Full »


Dr. Prathap

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Patients with hypothyroidism usually gain weight. Your issue is weight loss which is seen in hyperthyroidism. As your thyroid TSH is in the normal range,  you can continue the same treatment. For gaining weight, you need to take food which is adequate that is, it should...  Read Full »

Pregnancy test was negative. Why has it been 48 days since my last period?

Query: Hello doctor, My last period was 48 days before. Till now no period. Pregnancy kit tests are negative. I have completed Meprate 10 mg five days course. Still no period. What should I do? Please help. I am very stressed.  Read Full »


Dr. Prabha Ranjan

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you should test your blood for Hb %, sugar (fasting and postprandial), and prolactin for better evaluation. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecologis...  Read Full »

I am 22-years-old and had two miscarriages in one year. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 22-year-old female, weight 55 kg, height is 5.6, all reports are normal but two miscarriages in one year. Why?  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to the icliniq.com. I suggest you rule out diabetes and thyroid issue first by random blood sugar estimation and serum TSH estimation for primary workup. If both these investigation within range than rule out the pelvic inflammatory disease by ultrasonography examination. Your pelvi...  Read Full »

I am pregnant and my anti-TPO antibodies is 278. What does this mean?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 28 years old. I got pregnant three months back. At 1.5 months, I went for a regular check-up. Everything came normal except for my TSH level, which came out to be 5.57. I have not gone for thyroid test before. Doctor gave me 50 mg Thyronorm to be taken daily as she termed it hypoth...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Elevated levels of anti-TPO antibodies indicate you have autoimmune thyroiditis. Do not worry about these terminologies, what it shows is you may have the disease even after the delivery. But that does not mean that you need to take medications life long. It can beco...  Read Full »

My blood pressure is 149/91 mmHg even after taking Tylenol. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am having high blood pressure since my ER visit, five days back. I have been taking Tylenol, as per the ER discharge notes, and gradually getting worse since then. My blood pressure was 149/91 mmHg before, and now it is 154/91 mmHg after the visit. I keep having to catch deeper breaths ...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are having hypothyroidism problem, for which you are taking Levothyroxine tablets. Some form of headaches and irritation can occur as a side effect of Levothyroxine. And in hypothyroidism weakness can occur. High blood pressure is contributing to the headaches. I s...  Read Full »

Suffering from subclinical hyperthyroidism with anxiety and palpitations.

Query: Dear Doctor, I am trying to figure out what is wrong with my 15 year old daughter. Her symptoms have developed most significantly over the past few months, and include depression, weakness, constant light-headedness, shortness of breath (even when sitting still), difficulty taking a deep breath (ca...  Read Full »


Dr. Minal Mohit Vohra

Endocrinologist

Answer: Hi, It is really sad to know about your daughter. 1. As a matter of fact your daughter seems to have acute thyroiditis. Though the thyroid profile has not shown full blown thyrotoxic state, she has subclinical hyperthyroidism with TSH being suppressed. Since how long has she been like this? Thyroidi...  Read Full »

What causes left arm twitching?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 38 year old male, and I have been feeling twitches in my arm. I started feeling this constant twitch about six weeks ago. I did not experience any weakness in that arm or anywhere else in the body. The twitches lasted for about a week and then went away. The twitches have now app...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I will suggest you consider other possibilities before jumping to conclusions. There are a number of conditions which can present with twitches without any disease, and ALS (amyotrophic lateral scler...  Read Full »

Why thyroid levels are high after delivery?

Query: Hello doctor, We have started seeing thyroid in my wife after her delivery before three months. We can see a mild swelling in her throat. After thyroid test we came to know that values were not in range, all have exceeded too much. We are afraid and do not know what will happen. Please find attache...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw her reports, and it appears that she has postpartum thyroiditis. She can start tablet Carbimazole (Neo-Mercazole) 5 mg twice daily for four weeks and then repeat her thyroid function test to adjust her dose further. I hope you find my advice beneficial.  Read Full »

Is Hashimoto's disease a serious condition?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old girl. I have had thyroid problems since I was around 11. It used to be just considered hypothyroidism but now we have figured out that it is Hashimoto’s disease. I rotate daily between 88 mcg and 100 mcg of my Levothyroxine to keep my TSH in check because tha...  Read Full »


Dr. Chandra Shekhar

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hashimoto disease also causes hypothyroidism and you are already taking medication for hypothyroidism. So do not worry. It is a type of autoimmune disease. So kindly go for detecting which autoimmune problem causes your Hashimoto disease means along with Levothyroxine y...  Read Full »

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