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Signs of Graves Disease

Symptoms of Graves Disease

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Graves Disease may include:

Note that Graves Disease symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Graves Disease signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Graves Disease:

Endocrine Diseases: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Weight loss due to increased energy expenditure; increased appetite, heart rate, and blood pressure; tremors, nervousness and sweating; frequent bowel movements. (Source: excerpt from Endocrine Diseases: NWHIC)

Graves' Disease: NWHIC (Excerpt)

The most common symptoms of Grave’s Disease, or thyroid over-stimulation include insomnia, irritability, weight loss without dieting, heat sensitivity, increased perspiration, fine or brittle hair, muscular weakness, eye changes, lighter menstrual flow, rapid heart beat, and hand tremors. Grave’s Disease is the only kind of hyperthyroidism that is associated with inflammation of the eyes, swelling of the tissue around the eyes, and protrusion, or bulging, of the eyes. Some patients will develop lumpy reddish thickening of the skin in front of the shins called pretibial myxedema. This skin condition is usually painless. The symptoms of this disease can occur gradually or very suddenly and are sometimes confused with other medical problems. Women can have Grave’s Disease and have no obvious symptoms at all. (Source: excerpt from Graves' Disease: NWHIC)

More Symptoms of Graves Disease:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Graves Disease article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Graves Disease?

The phrase "signs of Graves Disease" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Graves Disease that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Graves Disease" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Graves Disease.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Graves Disease. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Graves Disease has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Graves Disease signs or Graves Disease symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Graves Disease may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Graves Disease symptoms.


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