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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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I walk 5 km every day, but I am not able to control my weight gain. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been using Risperidone 2 mg, Escitalopram 10 mg for psychosis and Met XL 25 mg for hypertension. My weight is 227 pounds and my height is five feet and seven inches. How to stay mentally healthy without gaining weight? I walk for 3 miles for five days a week. I am maintaining a die...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. There are two aggravating factors that are contributing to the weight gain in your case. One is the drugs you are taking. Risperidone is known to cause weight gain and you are on this drug since long. This could be the reason of poor control...  Read Full »

I started gaining a lot of weight. Do I need a thyroid operation because I am also deficient in B12?

Query: Hello doctor,I require assistance with my thyroid operation. I was also lacking in B12. I began to gain a lot of weight. I had my thyroid profile tested. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. It appears you have subclinical hypothyroidism, and there is no need for treatment. We usually do not recommend treatment for this just wait and watch technique is used. You should repeat your thyroid function test ...  Read Full »

I am concerned about my thyroid results. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 56-year-old woman. I am going for a holiday. I have been experiencing some unexplained symptoms which I suspected are related to an overactive thyroid. Last week, I had a private ultrasound which showed a small nodule. I also had some blood tests done and I have just received the...  Read Full »

Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed

Answer: Hi, welcomes you. I understand your concern and will try my best to give you all the answers in a very easy and clear manner. From your symptoms and blood results (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity) it seems you have overactive thyroid. You may need some further tes...  Read Full »

Is it safe to use IGA nephropathy medications along with hyperthyroidism medications?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 56-years-old. I have IgA (Immunoglobulin A) nephropathy for the past seven years. It is being treated with Cardace 10 milligrams, Minipress XL 5 milligrams, Lipitor 10 milligrams, and fish oil capsules. I underwent an ultrasound which showed a solitary small nodule in my right lobe of...  Read Full »

Dr. Swaraj Waddankeri

Answer: Hi, welcomes you. I understand your concern and will try my best to give you all the answers in a very easy and clear manner. The thyroid is perfectly normal. I think you should not be worrying much about the thyroid. The free hormones are the decision makers and they are normal hence i...  Read Full »

My hyperthyroid status shifted to hypothyroid. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male. I had a hyperthyroid since the last five years and was taking Carbimazole 5 mg thrice a day for the last two and a half years. Then, last month, I got my complete physical test done, and I got to know that my hyperthyroid had shifted to hypothyroid. So, the doc...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query about your thyroid dysfunction and saw your reports in detail (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It appears that you were diagnosed with hyperthyroidism initially and were treated accordingly. The problem occurred when you had a ...  Read Full »

I have irregular periods and other symptoms. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I had undergone hysteroscopic dilation and curettage for endometrial polypoidal thickening. I got my period after two weeks and it has continued for seven days. Later, I started using tablets for my thyroid and I started to get spotting. I had heavy bleeding for one hour after two days. A...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for your query, Actually you have been suffering from thyroid irregularities and had hysteroscopic removal of polypoidal thickening. In same sequence, you were treated for thyroid irregularities. Thyroid abnormalities actually affects menstrual cycles and it ...  Read Full »

How do I ease discomfort due to an enlarged thyroid gland?

Query: I am a 28-year-old male in good health other than what I am currently experiencing. I have been having throat tightness for a couple of weeks now, and I finally went to a doctor's office and had a thyroid panel done, as well as an ultrasound. The ultrasound showed an enlarged thyroid gland. I had a ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query, and from what you have mentioned, it appears that you have an enlarged thyroid gland. Please also mention the size to get an idea of how big it is causing you discomfort because if that is so, it becomes a fast-track case, and you should be adm...  Read Full »

Can my wife stop medicine with normal levels of thyroid?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife has had thyroid for seven years. She got pregnant three years back. She had tablets Thyronorm 100 mcg during the entire pregnancy period and before that. I am attaching two reports taken three years back. Last year she took another test, her levels were low (reports attached). The...  Read Full »

Dr. Thiyagarajan. T

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I recommend (consult with a specialist doctor, talk with him or her and take medicines with their consent) decreasing the tablet Thyronorm (Levothyroxine) dose to 50 mcg daily. I suggest you repeat TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone levels) and FT4 )(free thyroxine) in th...  Read Full »

Is it possible to do a vaginal hysterectomy after delivery?

Query: Hi doctor, I was completely sedated after delivery. After that, I experienced severe health problems such as dehydration, diabetes, hormonal problems, thyroid problems, and fatigue. I resolved most of the problems except thyroid hormone problems. After delivery, I had gauze but no menstrual bleeding...  Read Full »

Dr. Donalyn S. Barcial

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for your query, You haven't had a period in years after having a vaginal delivery? If it has been years that you did not have menstrual period, then you are already in menopause state. In fact, menopause is defined as the absence of periods for one year. So,...  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 his...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 somethi...  Read Full »

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