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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Why do I have a constant headache with hair fall?

Query: Hi doctor,For the past five months, I have had a constant sore head that causes hair fall. Also, by the same time, my eyebrows and eyelashes started falling out. For a few months, it was a very painful headache, and was losing like 10 eyebrows a day on a bad day. The hair often has the white skin fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you are having a headache problem regularly, then it may be due to your low hemoglobin level which leads to a headache as well as hair fall. Do not regularly change your shampoo and conditioner. Do not use many cosmetic devices on hairs like curling and straightene...  Read Full »

What are the clinical signs of hypothyroidism?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24-year-old female. I took thyroid medicine (25 mcg) around two years back, but since my tests were all in the specified range and I felt better (good diet and exercise were helping), I stopped taking medicine. I am currently experiencing fatigue, leg muscle weakness, high heart r...  Read Full »


Dr. Satyajit Jalinder Pawar

Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Oncologist, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. The laboratory results are pretty evident. And all your symptoms point towards symptomatic hypothyroidism. Fatigue, weakness, and dry skin are common symptoms of hypothyroidism. In this case, I would advise you to restart your thyroid med...  Read Full »

What is the cause for having persistent swelling in the arms and legs?

Query: Hi doctor, The patient is a 30 year old female.  She has a persistent swelling in both arms and legs since past six months. The reason for this problem is not yet known. It is also not known which line of doctor needs to be consulted in this regard. Earlier, she complains about trembling in hands, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Pardhi

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Swelling all over the body could be due to many causes like liver diseases, heart diseases, kidney diseases, thyroid disease, low albumin level, anemia, drug reaction, etc. As you have mentioned that she had trembling hands previously, it could be due to a thyroid problem...  Read Full »

Should I be concerned about my bizarre episode of palpitations?

Query: Hi doctor,Earlier at work, I experienced the most bizarre episode of palpitations I can remember. I do find them to occur fairly regularly once in every couple of days. Today, however, rather than just the one small bubbling and skipping feeling, it happened in sequences shortly one after the other ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two possibilities like heart issues and even anxiety related. It is likely to be a cardiac arrhythmia like premature complexes, PSVT (paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia) or atrial fibrillation. We first need to find out the cause, and so yo...  Read Full »

Please go through my CT report and suggest the cause of my stomach pain.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from stomach pain for 10 years with diarrhea and constipation. Also, there has been on and off liver pain and pain around my female area. I got married for 10 years. I had five healthy pregnancies and nine very early miscarriages in between for unknown reasons. I have a h...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is a small cyst like area in the right lobe of the liver. However, this should not be causing any pain or discomfort in the right upper abdomen. There is an evolving umbilical hernia and probably causing you to have abdominal distension. It is not something you sho...  Read Full »

I only bleed for two days during periods. Will it affect future pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor I am 26 years old. My concern is about my periods. Over the last one year, I am having bleeding only for two days on average when compared to three, four and five days in my early age. I request you to please suggest me if this is fine for my age or something is not good for conceiving a ...  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you are having regular periods and flow is also fine, then it does not matter whether two days or four or five. It has nothing to do with age. If you are planning to conceive, then it is fine. Get your thyroid and prolactin levels done and a basic ultrasound. I think e...  Read Full »

Is my period heavy and thick due to miscarriage?

Query: Hi doctor, I missed my periods for two months, and now, I have got my periods. It is very heavy, thick like a mucus and the flow is continuous. Why?  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the type of bleeding you are getting. Get one ultrasound pelvis done to see the cause. I suggest you tablet Meftaris (Mefenamic acid and Tranexamic acid) for the time being to reduce blood loss. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take ...  Read Full »

What are the causes of irregular periods?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 17 years old. My periods are irregular. Sometimes, it lasts for 15 days, and sometimes, I have it for seven days or four days. Last month, I got my periods only for three days with a slight flow. Now again, it got started with minute spots. I do not know what is happening to me.   Read Full »


Dr. Bhagyarekha Yattinamani

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. After menarche till 18 years of age, our body will be adjusting to the hormonal changes and HPO (hypothalamic pituitary ovarian axis) axis will be maturing till 18 years of age. Hence, irregular periods are common during this period. In yo...  Read Full »

Can thyroid disorder be treated without medicines?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a TSH level of 9.32 mU/L and FT4 of 1.09 ng/dL. I was not suggested to do T3. The doctor advised me to take Thyronorm. I want to know whether I have a thyroid. Kindly suggest the best possible method to eradicate it without taking medicines. Does thyroid affect the skin? I have a l...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It suggests that you have hypothyroidism as only TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) is in increased range and you have a normal T4 (thyroxine) level. Hypothyroidism affects the skin. It causes dry skin and you can have acne due to it. The o...  Read Full »

I have weight gain with reduced menstrual flow. Do I need thyroid medicines?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38 year old female. I am having a recent weight gain and menstruation flow is very less than normal. I also have hair fall, tiredness and I feel there is something blocking my throat. Sometimes, I feel cold than other family members. So, I checked my thyroid levels. T3 was 0.8...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms do fit into thyroid problem, but as long as the reports are normal you are not a candidate for medication. There is no need to consult an endocrinologist, but yes, some lifestyle changes have to be done. Do daily exercises like brisk walking, jogging or cy...  Read Full »

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