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Hi, Im 31 years old 61 265lbs male and am currently experiencing

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Im 31 years old 6'1" 265lbs male and am currently experiencing a cold upper back and a cold tingling sensation under my chin. This feeling came on after walking around shopping for about an hour. I have had panic attacks and hypothyroidism however i have not had these symptoms before. Should I seek emergency medical attention?

Im on levothyroxidine and atenolol.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  RK replied 2 years ago.
Hi,
Are you a diabetic?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No i am not.
Expert:  RK replied 2 years ago.
Tingling sensation may indicate neuropathy where the nerves are affected.
If it is persistent get evaluated by a neurologist.
There is no need for any emergency medical attention.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for the reply. What about the coldness in my upper back?

Expert:  RK replied 2 years ago.
When was thyroid function test done?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
My last test was 3 weeks ago. However i stopped taking the thyroid meds for 1.5 weeks. I took my first restart dose this morning.

Expert:  RK replied 2 years ago.
were the values within normal limit?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes, i was on the levothyroxidine at the time.
Expert:  RK replied 2 years ago.
Occasional cold skin/back may be considered normal.
Cold feeling is also a feature of hypothyroidism.
Since you had stopped the medication and started it only this morning, you will feel better.
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Sorry my phone died. had to get home and get on my computer. Thank you very much for answering my questions.

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