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  • Posted By: sabercat700
  • October 24, 2007
  • 04:27 PM

hello, i have been really sick and was concerned with having lupus because my mother had it and my little sister has it,:mad: i have alot of the same symptoms. my doctor tested my thyroid and the nurse called to say it's over active, i felt good that they knew what it is and could fix it. then i went back because i have pain in the front of my neck and feels like a lump when i swallow, so i had a thyroid ultra sound and more blood work. now they called to tell me ,my thyroid is low??????:confused: i'm very upet because it seems they don't even know the right answer, is it possible to be over active and under active? i'm not taking any meds for this so i know it does not have anything to do with that. if anyone can help with this it would be great. thanks

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  • hello, i have been really sick and was concerned with having lupus because my mother had it and my little sister has it,:mad: i have alot of the same symptoms. my doctor tested my thyroid and the nurse called to say it's over active, i felt good that they knew what it is and could fix it. then i went back because i have pain in the front of my neck and feels like a lump when i swallow, so i had a thyroid ultra sound and more blood work. now they called to tell me ,my thyroid is low??????:confused: i'm very upet because it seems they don't even know the right answer, is it possible to be over active and under active? i'm not taking any meds for this so i know it does not have anything to do with that. if anyone can help with this it would be great. thanksThat's not unusual for your TSH to fluctuate when your thyroid is beginning to fail. One day you could be euthyroid, the next day hyperthyroid and the next day hypothyroid. Or it could be less fluctuating than that and change from week to week or month to month.Your thyroid can also be underactive and overactive at the same time. However, when that happens your symptoms cancel each other out.Find out more about thyroid disease at:http://www.thyroidmanager.org/andhttp://www.freewebs.com/thyroid/
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 25, 2007
    • 09:27 AM
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  • have you lost any weight cause i know when my aunty had an over active thyroid she lost a lot of weight but i do know that if you leave this to long it can be dangerous they wanted to take my aunties thyroid out and she said no 8yrs later she has terminal cancer so just be careful and get a second opinion if your not happy with your doctors its not always the same out come but better to be safer then sorry so in my opinion get a second opinion cheers and good luck :)
    kylie25 4 Replies
    • November 1, 2007
    • 09:09 AM
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