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I've been to the GP and explained to her that I have had

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I've been to the GP and explained to her that I have had itchy bumpy rashes that come and go randomly, I'm forming ridges/dents in my thumb nails, I have dull/purple toe nails and the skin on my big toes are going scaly and dark. I used to get shooting pains in my toes but not really anymore. I also have had slight abdominal pain under my right rib cage (it's not too bad, but I can notice it when I walk), I'm also developing grey hair and I'm 19 years old.
My GP recommended a blood test for iron levels and to check my liver and I'm really nervous about the results. any other ideas of what these symptoms may be? Thank you
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

do you have any other medical problems?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No, not that I know of
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

has thyroid been checked?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No it hasn't. Would I have had weight fluctuations if it were my thyroid?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

not necessarily. sometimes that just causes various symptoms like you are having

that would be the first thing I checked

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

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