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Hypothyroidism

Also known as Congenital Hypothyroidism, Thyroid - Underactive, Underactive Thyroid

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  • radioactive indione

    I was hyperthyroidism then I did radioactive indione  know I'm hypothyroidism  do I still have graves condition are I'm I just straight hypothyroidism trying to understand 

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  • diognosed with Hypothyroidism today

    Hello. I am 34/M and was diognosed with Hypothyroidism today, after getting a blood test for something else. I need to get another blood test tomorrow. I am unsure of the severity of the syptoms in others but I am hoping that the following will soon come to an end: - Anxiety - Bad memory - Foggy...

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  • Thyroidectomy 4/10/17

    I'm doing pretty good.  I had my 2nd blood draw last week and I see my Endo on Wednesday.  Curious if anyone can tell me of my blood work is good TSH 0.056. Free T4 1.6.   I'm on 150 of levothyroxine  Thank you!

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  • Just got diagnosed with hypothyroidism

    Hear is my story. Let's see,where do I start. Last year 4-2017 I was extremely tired and had so much brain fog that it was hard to think. My short term memory was declining. I went to a neurologist and he did several test not finding anything. He then said he was diagnosing me with ensiphilitus....

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  • Hypothyroid symptoms?

    My tsh was tested at 7.26 but then I got it tested again and it was in the high fours. I also had my t4 and others tested. Is my thyroid sputtering? Does anyone with hypothyroid have body pains all over? I get extremely random pains in my armpits, insides of biceps, buttocks, inner thighs, ribs, collarbone,...

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  • Hypothyroid dark circles and eyebags

    I have hypothyroidism for a over a year now. I was on Levothyroxine but it was making me feel more exhausted and unwell so after discussing with my doctor i stopped taking them. I now take a lot of vitmamins, i dont eat any gluten products or meat and i eat very organic now and my energy levels are much...

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  • Hair Loss and Hair Dye

    Hi, Apologies this is slightly unrelated to hypothyroidism but thought this may be the best place to ask my question! I've been suffering with mild and gradually hair loss due to hypothyroidism and being over medicated for a number of years. I would really like to Dye my hair and boost my confidence...

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  • Hypothyroidism - Tired and not getting helped

    Hello everyone, Over the past year and a half I've started accusing tiredness, exhaustion and all the symptoms generally connected to hypothyroidism. I did not realize at first, so for the first year I tried to fight it through, with not success. As a result I could not keep up with the physical...

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  • Hypothyroidism and hair loss

    Hi, I've had subclinical hypothyroidism for almost a year. Over that year I've noticed my hair has thinned a lot. I recently went back to the gp and they have started me on  levothyroxine. Although I have other symptoms of hypothyroidism it is the hair loss that bothers me the most, did...

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  • Liotir (liothyronine)

    My endo just decreased my thyroxine to 100mcg and prescribed Liotir to be taken twice daily. Has anyone else been prescribed this? Any stories to tellwoukd be greatly appreciated. Thank you. 

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  • Thyroid weight

    Hi I'm New to the forum . Does anyone else struggle with there weight . I never put weight on until I had this thyroid problem,I have it around my stomach area, wish I could get rid of it, feels very uncomfortable at times ,I look pregnant!! , and no there's no chance I PLEASE HELP!!!!

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  • I am struggling to get a diagnosis

    I have suffered symptoms that match those of hypothyroidism for up to 3 years and have had one bloodtest that confirms this, but previous bloods and one subsequent one, the GP says are fine. I am struggling with fatigue, low miod, memory issues, weight gain, puffy ankles, hands and face, brittle and...

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  • My levothyroxine has been declining since March

    My levothyroxine has been declining since March, but I had a complete thyroid removal 20 + years ago! I've never had this experience! Back in March I was over medicated and found out bc of the horrible side effects I had, so they ended up doing lab work that's how I found out I was over medicated!...

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  • Under active thyroid

    I have been on treatment for years now and recently has swollen glands and been under the weather , my doc is booking me a thyroid scan has he said my thyroid gland felt slightly swollen . My blood test normal but I still have a cough and  my breathing not great  . Any others had this going...

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  • hypothyroid

    I was placed on 100mg thyroxine but lately been having serious pain and pressure in my chest,today I didn take my medication will luk at it for 3days and see.   Maybe I should commence 50mg pls advice.

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  • Very low Ferritin levels, Hypothyroid symptoms, Normal TSH/T4

    Hi Everyone! I went to the doctors recently after experiencing increasing fatigue, to the point where I was in bed by 8:30 each night and often needed an afternoon nap. Thinking about it, I had been feeling generally tired for a long time, if not years before this decline. I am a 22 y/o female, 5"2,...

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  • Is it possible to feel the change of your TSH levels?

    Back in November my cycle became really off beat, 3 weeks, 2 weeks, then weekly. I was tired. My head was foggy. Moody. I'm unsure if my bowels were normal or not because to me it was the norm. When I went to the Dr they did a test and my TSH levels came back within normal range, 2.97, so they did...

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  • Need advice on blood results

    I had a thyroidectomy on 4th July and was put on levothyroxine 150mcg and have been suffering really bad headaches, my levo was lowered to 100mcg last week, I've just got my blood results back from then so was hoping someone could shed some light on my levels.. TSH - 0.08 normal ranges 0.3-4.7 FT3...

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  • Trying to decipher blood tests

    So I've been having crazy symptoms such as occasional tingling in the extremities, rib cage pain and sensitive to touch, chest pain and sensitive to touch, sharp achey pains in front of thighs, shortness of breath, fatigue, swollen lymph nodes, ear aches, tension headaches, occasional ringing in...

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  • My vocal is down for 20 days. Is it related to Thyroxine dose

    I am taking Thyroxine tablet for 25 days and my vocal is down from 20 days. Initially I thought it happened due to Speaking loudly and will be ok by time.  But since there is no improvement of the condition, I am just worried that it may be the side effect of the dose.  When I appointed the...

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  • I know this may be a not so smart decision..

    Let me start by saying I KNOW. I was diagnosed with anxiety, back in april. I was on levothyroxine 125mg. For about a year now. When I got my anxiety I stopped taking my Levo. About a month ago. . I thought this would help my anxiety. However I am now experiencing a pressure in my head that comes off...

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  • Confused by rest results

    I went to the hospital and my tsh was high. I saw and endocrinologist to follow up and my tests came back basically normal. But at the time I had the tests done I felt fine. It's like I have flare ups. Currently I feel awful and I honestly feel that if I had tests done right now they'd come back...

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  • Underactive thyroid -help needed

    Hi all  Hope someone with some Knowledge can help me.  I was diagnosed underactive In mid 2015. 1 month ago I was told that levo had to increase to 75mg from 50mg Since then i have felt awful.  Could Someone help me understand the meaning of my blood test please  August 2nd 2017...

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  • Advice on levothyroxine/TSH stuff

    Just wanted to ask a question of you all that have experience dealing with hypo- I was diagnosed with hypo by an endocrinologist I used to go to in late 2015. As you can see, I was at the endo for unrelated issues (referred for joint pain), and then at a follow up I was diagnosed with hypo as a result...

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  • Full Thyroid Panel

    People in this forum often mention the term "Full Thyroid Panel". Can someone explain what tests that consists of? Thanks?

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  • Don't Know What Is Going On

    My GP referred me to a head and neck consultant because of a pain in my neck and jaw and I then had an MRI scan followed by an ultrasound sound scan, which consultant had fast tracked. The radiologist said there was no malignancy but that I had multiple thyroid nodules and one which went down behind...

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  • Hypothyroidism

    Hi I've been diagnosed with an underactive thyroid for about 2 years now. I've been prescribed levothyroxine but only a low dose of 25 micro grams. Over the last year I've started having difficulty breathing through my nose and now over the last 7 months I have a Cronic cough and a tight...

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  • Finally Kicking In

    Was diganosed about 4 months ago with Hashimotos.  I felt like I was never going to feel any differently.  I know for some people Levothyroxine doesn't work, but for me I am starting to notice improvements.  No more constipation.  Don't feel tired ALL the time.  I just...

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  • anyone been overmedicated?

    I Was wondering if anyone had experienced being ivovermedicated and what were your symptoms? I've been going through hell the last month with extreme anxiety and tiredness feeling dizzy/lightheaded random pains in head and eyes, and now I've  had it confirmed I've been taking 25mcg to...

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