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Thyroid Storm

A thyroid storm is a critical condition that occurs due to the overproduction of thyroid hormone or hyperthyroidism. The most common symptoms associated with thyroid storm are high fever and a rapid heart rate, high temperature, etc.

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I have Hashimoto's. How can I correct my thyroid levels?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's four years ago and maintained on NDT. All the tests are within the normal range although borderline till now. My result shows extremely low TSH 0.036 µIU/mLand FT4 of 0.28 ng/dL and extremely high FT3 of 11 ng/dL. My cortisol and ACTH are also extremely l...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditi Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your answer is present in your question itself. Your TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) is extremely low and hence it would mean hyperthyroidism. However, radioactive thyroxine uptake is a test that would be better to be performed to check the performance of the gland. Als...  Read Full »

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