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Old 02-01-2005, 07:52 PM   #1
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Strangest symptom ever

I've been thinking about the past few months before i was diagnosed hypoT and have noticed that i started having symptoms for awhile now. I was tired all this summer but just told myself it was because i was working with 3 and 4 yr olds at a day camp. I was working there for a couple of weeks and all the counselors decided to get together for dinner one night. Well i hadn't been wearing makeup for weeks because it was hot and i was running around, but i went to put mascara on and realized i had lost all the eyelashes in my left eye. For no reason, never singed them or anything. My mother said last week that she read that losing eye lashes was a sign of hypoT, has anyone heard of that?!
Anyway I was wondering if anyone had really strange symptoms? On another note i've been on synthroid for almost 2 weeks now and the only symptom decrease i have had is that i am no longer constipated (kind of embarrasing to say). But i didn't know how wonderful it could be!

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Old 02-01-2005, 07:55 PM   #2
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Re: Strangest symptom ever

Hair loss of all kinds (head, legs, eye areas) is related to hypo-T. If you loose the outer 1/3 of your eyebrows its a sign you are not getting enough T3.

Old 02-01-2005, 08:01 PM   #3
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Re: Strangest symptom ever

Really I had no idea!!! but i think it was the inner part of my eyelashes that fell off, the inner 1/3 actually.

Old 02-02-2005, 12:13 AM   #4
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Re: Strangest symptom ever

I had Graves and lost most of my lower lashes, which was actually what was the final symptom to send me to the dr. as well.
Glad you're feeling better.

Old 02-02-2005, 06:55 AM   #5
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Re: Strangest symptom ever

I had severe eyelash and eyebrow loss (but, oddly not much head-hair loss) for years, before finally getting treated. I 'm currently on 90 mg. Armour and my eyelashes are about 80% better , but I don't think my eyebrows will ever re-grow properly. (Any new growth there, has been in a place where I don't want it!!) Luckily, I have bangs, so that sort of minimizes the problem somewhat!!

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