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Any tell tale signs, symptoms and examples of thyroid

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Any tell tale signs, symptoms and examples of thyroid problems in male 37 years old
I have irrational weight gain
I also have gynecomastia
Slight but still noticeable to me
What other symptoms can I have and shoild look our for any examples you can give th at I can maybe identify as yes I have these symptoms?i going for follow up but I just want to ask questions I can't ask won't be able to ask tomorrow
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  drphophalia replied 3 months ago.

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Expert:  drphophalia replied 3 months ago.

Apart from thyroid, you should have other hormonal estimation too like prolactin, testosterone, estradiol, insulin levels. There are no classical signs of thyroid. So just on the basis of your symptoms; it is too difficult to predict the diagnosis. Thus only blood work up, can give you the concrete clues to the diagnosis.

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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
He said my t3 t4 was low not too low tho .04 instead of .045 and my tsh was too much
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Was at my doxtor today for foloow up he drew blood again i had blood results from last time but i think I left them with my doctor by mistake(my copy)I ask not cause I worried but cause I'm hoping this what it is due to fact I feel horrible lately very strange on ways I can't explain, but im healthy aside from a few minor deficiencies ,as far as test results stated and doctor told me but I got slight gynecomastia which is not like me and I also like 36 sounds over weight according to bmi index again stragenly due to fact I not eating unhealthy I walking quite a bit etc l
Expert:  drphophalia replied 3 months ago.

An high TSH point to hypothyroidism (low thyroid). This can explain your weight gain and BMI. Your doctor may determine by values of free T3 and free T4 to start a thyroid supplement.

But since you have gynecomastia, other hormonal assessment too would be advised. Thyroid abnormality is unusual to cause gynecomastia. A low testosterone or high estradiol or both can be responsible for it and contribute to your overall symptoms.

It is privilege assisting you.

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