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I have been taking thyroixine 75mg for a while i was Ok. since

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I have been taking thyroixine 75mg for a while i was Ok. since End of August, I felt terrible when I take thyroixine, even on low dosage of 25mg, still feel sick. If i do not take it for one or two days, feeling better. What worries me that STH want back to 4.73. On ultra sound scan they found a cyst on left thyroid. My docseems not too concerned about it.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Natasha replied 3 years ago.

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your TSH is too high

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are you seeing an endocrinologist?

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No, my doc seems not keen to send me to see a endo, he asked me tocontinue my 25mg thyroixine and go back to see him in three or four week's time.

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Well, if you are not tolerating the thyroxine, you need to either change formulations (different company) which may help

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or you need to talk to an endocrinologist

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in some cases, people do well with bioidentical hormones, but that is usually if they cannot tolerate any brand of thyroxine

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