What is the thyroid cartilage?

Answer The thyroid cartilage is the largest cartilage piece in the larynx, or voice box. It consists of two laminae, or plates, that are joined at an angle. These protective plates create what is commonly... Read More »

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For those who are taking thyroid medication for an underactive thyroid what strength of medication are you on?

I'm om Armour thyroid and take 180 mg's. I've been on this dose for 4 years now. You'll get on the correct dose quicker if you always test first thing in the morning. Your med is in mcg's, so you... Read More »

Could I still have a thyroid problem if the thyroid levels are normal?

On One Hand: Thyroid Tests Are Not SubjectiveThyroid problems are a common issue among many people, especially as they age. A doctor who suspects thyroid problems will typically order a simple bloo... Read More »

What can you do for cartilage piercing pain?

Um i dont know, (honestly ive never had one) but biologically speaking, cartilage doesnt really get much blood going to it, so make sure you keep it clean (infections are hard to clear up cause of ... Read More »

What to do about my cartilage piercing?