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Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders

Also known as Goitre, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Parathyroid Disorders

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  • Pregnancy before treatment for thyroid cancer?

    I am a 35 year old female.  I received biopsy results 4 months ago that show that I thyroid cancer.  My TSH levels are normal (but those are the only labs that were done).  I have been waiting since receiving those results to see a specialist to even start coming up with a treatment plan. ...

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  • Possible Hashimoto's thyroiditis can anyone help

    Hello, I wondered if there were any definitive tests to show hashimoto's thyroiditis disease? I have suspected graves disease with hyperthyroidism but heard its possible to have both graves and hashimoto disease. I feel a bit hyper inside but at the same time im exhausted since 10 months ago. ...

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  • parathyroid help? taking valcyte

    Im a 29 year old male who was been sick for 14 years diagnosed with chronic fatigue recently discovered i might have a parathyroid problem. However, I am currently being treated for chronic fatigue by stanford and am taking valcyte. I'm really worried about it after reading all the side effects of...

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  • Please help. Tsh results

    Hi can anyone help me please . Iv been feeling ill for 18 months 2 years.I have had every blood test under the sun but still can't find why I'm always I'll I have been tested for thyroid several times, my dr thinks it is my thyroid and eventually results will show this. My results from Yesterday...

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  • please help with thyroid blood test results

    i have normal tsh ,total t3,t4 i have another test shows i hav low free t3 and t4 but the doctor said the test are wrong and he is 100% my thyroid is perfect since my total t3,t4 is normal could i have hypothyroidism while my total t3 ans t4 normal? but my free t3 t4 low? my test resault is tsh 1.2...

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  • Does Biotin interfere with blood calcium level test?

    Just realized I was taking Biotin in my multi vitamin and definitely affected recent thyroid tests and PTH levels. Was also testing at the same time calcium levels that came back high (11.5 and 10.9) but was unsure if Biotin also affected the calcium or these lab numbers were correct?

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  • low free t4 normal tsh

    i have normal tsh 0.7 normal t4 but low free t4 what does it mean? i heard its problem with pituitary gland could the t4 be normal and the free t4 be low the t3 and free t3 is at low border i dont have the underactive thyroid symptoms like slow hart rate i have fast heart rate and i feel fatigue...

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  • Could this be thyroid issues

    Hi all Will try and keep this very brief. Stopped smoking 'permanently' in January & since mid January or end January I developed something of a constant discomfort in my throat area of my neck. In January I had a cough, being a smoker my dr ordered a chest xray which was normal, but nothing...

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  • Ohip paying for surgery in states

    I had an emergency surgery to remove 2 adenomas in NPC in Tampa Florida by Dr Norman.. I could not wait for an endocrinologist to see me which was to be months. Ohip is refusing to pay. Has anyone out there had surgery in the states and live in Ontario??

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  • Low Vitamin d and Raised Calcium in blood

    i was told that my calcium has been above normal for my last 4 blood tests and now ive been told that im vitmain D defficent. i also seem to suffer almost all of the symptoms of parathyroid disease. anyone else had this ? 

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  • Hypoparathyroid Symptoms

    Anyone have Hypoparathyroidism?  I have symptoms of it and want to hear from people that actually have it and what to tell my doctor when I see her.  Muscle spasms and 'stiffening" and tingling.  Racing heart. Blurred vision. Intermittent headaches.  Very dry skin and mouth. ...

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  • Levothyroxine

    Hi my mom is not a us citizen but shes in the states as a tourist right now. She no longer has a thyroid so shes taking thyrax unfortunately she running out of it. Do you know any clinic or hospital that will cater or prescribe her her meds? Shes currently in Phoenix. Thanks

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  • Weight Gain After Thyroid Removal

    I am due to have my Thyroid removed in the next couple of months and have been told i will be prescribed Thyroxene afterwards. I have recently searched the internet for more info and have repeatedly come across horror stories of people gaining lots of weight. The specialist and surgeon i spoke to did...

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  • Underactive thyroid and statins

    I have had an underactive thyroid for approx 25years. Now I have been told I have high cholesterol. The doctor may want me to take statins. I have researched statins and all of them say take extreme care if have underactive thyroid. Is there anyone else in this situation? Have you taken statins and had...

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  • Throiyd abnormal

    I recently had my throiyd blood test it’s abnormal only 36  Been diagnosed with celiac disease last 2 years ago  I feel pain in my arms sometime and neck pain  Don’t want to go to medication yet  Please is they any diet food to eat  I now sugary . Food I avoid would really appreciate...

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  • Thyroid and head symptoms?

    Has anyone else experienced any head symptoms with their thyroid disorder?  I was diagnosed with Hashimotos Thryoiditis 10 years ago as a young female in my 20's.  Last year, I had acute Thyroidits as well, which lasted several months.  I frequently get a strange sensation in my head...

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  • Hashimoto's TS 420 med's 200mcg

    My thyroid disease is the worst case my Doctor has ever seen. My TSH is 420!!! I take 200mcg daily. I started to have throat pain and looking in the mirror and seen a lump the size of what looks like a lemon half way protruding out of my neck when I told my head back. I look like I have an Adams apple...

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  • Mrs

    Lm going for my pre assenment today for total thyroid removed can u tell me how long l have to wait for op lm on urgent list or can they give me a rough idea when lmthere there and how long I'm l in hospital for

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  • Interpreting my thyroid results

    Hi forum, Is somebody able to tell my what is going on with my thyroid atm? I suffered from post partum thyroiditis with hyper and hypothyroid symptoms and it was quite bad when I got it.Since then my thyroid function levels have normalized according to the blood tests but I still cannot help but feel...

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  • very weak and sleepy after parathyroidectomy

    I had a parathyroid gland removed on Thursday (four days ago). The surgeon was very happy - PTH fell already during the operation and my calcium was normal when they discharged me. I have since developed pins and needles and have been taking calcium supplement. The scar itself doesn't bother me...

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  • Post Operative Headaches

    I'm 5 days post op thyroidectomy and about 2 days ago I started having headaches and I cant sleep and if i do dose off i cant seem to stay asleep is this normal? Is it the meds? I am Levo 150 mcg and Calcitro 0.25 mcg. I've been trying to stay focused on healing and positive thoughts but I the...

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  • what to expect

    My Dr has suggested a complete thyroid removal. Still haven't made up my mind to do it. But If I do what can I expect as far as changes to my lifestyle? I am 54 years old male, very active with running, biking and obstacle course racing. Main concerns are heart palpitations, weight gain and fatigue....

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  • Thyroid nodules

    Hey everyone, I discovered 2 lumps myself in my neck about 3 months ago in thyroid area (about 3 cm and 1cm) they tested only TSH and it was 0.18 at the time, since then I have seen endo and is going for thyroid scan next week and new blood test for thyroid function, I am curious for those who can/could...

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  • Recent Parathyroid & Thyroid Surgery

    Hello, On November 7, 2017, I had 3 & a half parathyroid glands removed and half of my thyroid removed.  Ever since the surgery, my calcium levels have been too high or too low. Mostly low. I'm on a prescription calcium medication and take 6-8 tums with it everyday. My doctor kept me on...

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  • TSH and pregnancy

    I found out a month ago I was pregnant. Idk if some of ya will be able to help me here. But how long did it take for your doctor or OBGYN to check your thyroid levels after you found you were pregnant? I feel like this past two times I’ve gone to my OBGYN they have not even brought up my Hashimoto or...

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  • POSSIBLE THYROID CANCER SYMPTOMS

    Hi, I'm a 62 yo. female that had an ultrasound and US FNA of my thyroid preformed in 2007 due to an accidental discovery of an abnormal thyroid while having an ultrasound preformed on my chest. In comparison to the measurements of the right lobe of my thyroid which were 5.2 x 2.4 x 2.6 cm the findings...

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  • Thyroid nodule on scan?

    I had a neck ultrasound on a Monday to check a lumpy thing like a boil on the back of neck. It had been there for years and never changed and was assumed a lymph node but got infected and swelled and I had neck swelling too. I had the scan on the Monday afternoon and was told there were no lymph nodes,...

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  • Post thyroidectomy - bad headaches

    hi, thanks for reading this after years of awful Graves' disease which was unresponsive to any meds or supplements , I gave in and had my thyroid out. I instantly felt so much better, apart from adjusting to a slower system, bouts of nausea and now...headaches. my neck feels caught in a vice, the...

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  • Am I the only one?

    I have been hypo for the past two years and about 6 months ago my dosage was increased to 50 mg of levothyroxine. Everything was going great until about a month ago when I got sinusitis and then I started feeling insanely panicky. Jittery, nervous, anxious, blood pressure was a little high, racing pulse,...

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  • Primary hyperparathyroidism, natural treatments?

    Hello I've been diagnosed with hyperparathyroidism on Thursday 5th of November, I was wondering if anybody has had natural treatment for this please? In the meantime I'm going ahead with being put on the waiting list for an operation, I have my ultrasound scan tomorrow, Tuesday the 24th of...

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  • Is this thyroid related

    My symptoms are dizziness as if I am buzzing, my chest and upper body feel like they are vibrating. I go from boiling hot in the face with freezing cold hands to hot all over. My skin is really dry and flaky, my nails are brittle and grooved.  My heart races and I am being checked for AF but the...

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