Thyroid problems and LS?

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I've got an appointment with a dermatologist coming up, but not until June.  However, I've been reading that LS is often linked to thyroid problems.  I have problem with temperature - frequent flushing and then feeling very cold, even when others are warm.  I also suffer from fatigue.  How common is thyroid problems with LS?

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    Hi Cheetah,

    how Are you doing?

    you can ask for a check.  I felt the same and had it done in a way I wanted it to be thyroid as I feel like you but it wasn't it came back in the markers ok, sometimes in a way it would be easier to diagnose if it came back wrong this menopause stuff is hard.

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    Well both thyroid and ls are thought to be related to auto immune problems.   If you have one auto immune problem you are likely to get up to about 7 more apparantly.
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    hi,i`ve also got under active thyroid and LS,apparently its quite common for the 2 to go hand in hand,also my temperature is quite erratic,i was told that as i have under active thyroid and arthriis that LS is usually the 3rd auto immune desease to get,so sorry you`ve not got much to look forward to! lol

    seriously i hope you get the right treatment for you and soon x

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    Yes Cheetah, as others have already said. Autoimmune conditions such as underachieve thyroid

    Often go hand in hand with LS. I was on Levothyroxine long before I was diagnosed with LS and

    Have a skin condition called Morphia which is also an autoimmune condition.

    Fortunately these conditions are usually manageable and you shouldn't worry too much about them.

    LS is the one you want to consents on. Good luck with it all.

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    I have Ls and my thyroid is fine, Research say LS is linked to autoimmune system.

    It does sound like you are having problems with your thyroyid, however, I don't think the LS is because of your thyroid.


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