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Old 10-08-2012, 03:54 PM   #1
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Bloodwork, symptoms queries. Hyper

Hi, I was wondering if anyone has any insight into my bloodwork. I have had many symptoms over the past 8 months, they have been pretty constant as well:

9kg weight loss
palpitations (occasional - worse when I also have worse headaches)
nausea (usually morning, occasional actual vomiting, often dry heaving)
dizzyness, blood pressure fluctuates between being high and low
cold extremities
borderline low potassium and high chloride
peripheral edema (worse at the end of the day)
thirst, dehydration, frequent urination (worse with worse headaches)
joint pain & swelling
recurrent infections
eye pain
headaches (severe, occipital and between/behind eyes)
period irregularity (cycles 3 weeks late)


TSH 0.3 (0.3 - 5.6)
Free T4 10.7 (7.2-21.0)
Free T3 4.5 (2.9-6.0)
CORTISOL AM-SERUM 410 (185-624)

I am supposed to go to an endocrinologist in a week. I am not sure what is going on. I have been thinking that perhaps I have an underlying illness or infection that is just throwing off my endocrine system but there may not be a direct problem with my endocrine system? My doctor said that my TSH is trending towards hyper, or that perhaps it is secondary hypothyroidism type of thing? Also I have been tentatively diagnosed with lupus as I have had a high ANA for 4 years, a malar like rash and the joint problems.

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