Subacute thyroiditis

Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, just above your collarbone. It is one of your endocrine glands, which make hormones. Thyroid hormones control the rate of many activities in your body. These include how fast you burn calories and how fast your heart beats. All of these activities are your body's metabolism. If your thyroid is too active, it makes more thyroid hormones than your body needs. This is called hyperthyroidism.Hyperthyroidism is more common in women, people with other thyroid problems, and those over 60 years old. Graves' disease, an autoimmune disorder, is the most common cause. Other causes include thyroid nodules, thyroiditis, consuming too much iodine, and taking too much synthetic thyroid hormone.The symptoms can vary from person to person. They may includeBeing nervous or irritableMood swingsFatigue or muscle weaknessHeat intoleranceTrouble sleepingHand tremorsRapid and irregular heartbeatFrequent bowel movements or diarrheaWeight lossGoiter, which is an enlarged thyroid that may cause the neck to look swollenTo diagnose hyperthyroidism, your doctor will do a physical exam, look at your symptoms, and do thyroid tests. Treatment is with medicines, radioiodine therapy, or thyroid surgery. No single treatment works for everyone.NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Disease Alternative Name

hyperthyroidism
overactive thyroid
thyrotoxicosis
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34/female,weight 71 kg, height 156 cm. H/o ?subacute thyroiditis with hyperthyroidism 3 months back in her 6th month pos...See More

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Hoshitoxicosis ,due to autoimmune thyroiditis , followed by combined features of controlled hyperthyroidism with hypothyroidism. Too early to stop neomercazole which is in low dose , but levo thyroxine can be added at 25 mcg daily. Thi...


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