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Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) can cause many symptoms.  You asked about joint pain - yes joint pain and muscle aches can occur in...
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Depending on the disease being treated, the outcomes can vary. Some thyroid diseases (such as postpartum thyroiditis) can be self-limited. Other...
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Good for you for persevering! Navigating the health care system can be daunting, but you...
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Millions of women with unresolved menopausal-like symptoms, even those taking estrogen, may be suffering from undiagnosed thyroid disease. While...
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Depending on the specifics of the disease being treated, medications, surgery, or radioactive therapy may be used as treatment modalities...
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Disease of the thyroid gland is extremely common. In some conditions, the thyroid may produce too much hormone. In other conditions, the thyroid may...
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No...cold sores are the skin lesion of the herpes type 1 virus. It is not associated with thyroid disease.
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So sorry to hear you're dealing with all of that. It can feel overwhelming.I admire your desire to get to the root of the various problems and...