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I feel tired all the time,also confused sometimes. My ...

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I feel tired all the time,also confused sometimes. My skin is discolored in places and sore & dry. I feel the cold.I sometimes forget names of people or items. Does this fit any pattern of illness.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Stevens replied 8 years ago.

Hello there house

this indeed may be signs of having low thyroid levels, here is a complete list of symptoms:

Fatigue, weakness, weight gain or increased difficulty losing weight, coarse, dry hair , Dry, rough pale skin, hair loss , cold intolerance (can't tolerate the cold like those around you), Muscle cramps and frequent muscle aches, Constipation, depression, Irritability, Memory loss, Abnormal menstrual cycles, Decreased libido

If it sounds like you may have this, you can see your doc and get tested by getting a TSH, and t3 / t4 levels. Regards

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
I am already taking 100 mcg of thyroxine, is it normal to need to take more of this

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