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Old 06-02-2005, 09:07 PM   #1
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Question Synthroid side effects?

HI My name is Andrew, 23.male from california.

I been having weight lost everyday. i been losing weight like 2 to 4 pounds everyday. i used to weight 210 down to 184. sometimes i have been getting sweety, rapid heartrate increase, sometime muscle pain in my leg. sometime neverouse system, but it has been a while since i havent been to the doctor. it probley has been about nine month, since i havent had my synthroid check out. or i havent been takeing my medcation for almost over a year now. but im afraid to fine out what my synthroid is going to be out of line. and i know my doctor wont be very happy with me for not taking my medcation. or having check my synthroid out for a long time. so im pretty sure. it out of line. sometime i have been feeling tired. dont want to do anything but sleep all the time. or dont wanna be around people.
Thank for taking the time reading it, and let me know, what the side effect are and what they mean.

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Old 06-03-2005, 02:35 AM   #2
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Re: Synthroid side effects?

Hi Andrew. Welcome to the Board! You used to be on Synthroid? I guess you were hypo then. Your hypo however, may have been a precursor to Graves Disease which is hyper and which some of your symptoms suggest...but some symptoms also suggest that you are again hypo and it is possible you may be dealing with Hashimotos thyroid disease.

However, we will not know unless you get the propper blood tests: FT4, FT3, TSH and the antibody tests for Graves Disease and Hashimotos disease. Andrew, once you have these labs you will be in better shape to find out what is going on. Well, if your doctor is "not very happy" , it is only because he cares about your health...don't let that prevent you from going! Let us know how it goes, good luck. Hope this helps.

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