Patient Comments: Thyroid Disorders - Symptoms and Signs

What type of thyroid disorder do you have, and what were your symptoms and signs?

A Doctor's View on Thyroid Disease Symptoms and Signs

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Thyroid diseases cause symptoms because of an over or under function of the thyroid gland. Symptoms of thyroid disease depend on the particular disorder a person has. Five common symptoms of thyroid disease include mental fogginess, nervousness and tremor, changes in menstruation, bloating, and weight gain. Read the entire Doctor's View

Comment from: 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: November 19

I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. I had weight gain, heat intolerance, palpitations, dry skin, and fatigue. After being on Synthroid for a couple of years, eventually my thyroid levels returned to normal. I still have to have it checked annually to make sure it doesn't return.

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Comment from: Dina fayez, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: January 30

I have had hypothyroidism since 5 years and am taking treatment with Eltroxin 100 mg. I take blood test (TSH) every six months but I feel tired. I have antithyroid antibodies (antithyroglobulin AB and antimicrosomal AB) which was positive with high range 108 and 668.

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