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Hi there, 23 year old male here. Since the age of 12/13 I started

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Hi there, 23 year old male here. Since the age of 12/13 I started to grow wiry body and scalp hair, and now I've lost a lot of muscle and I constantly feel tired. My arms and legs have gone skinny but still have belly fat. My skin is very pale and looks unhealthy and I also suffer from an irretable bowel. I have no idea what's going on and desperately looking for help.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

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you need to see a doctor and get your blood levels of thyroid hormone and iron levels and B12 levels checked.

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you also need your testosterone levels checked

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these are blood tests.

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you could be anemic

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or have low testosterone levels?

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or abnormal thyroid hormone levels.

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have you ever had these levels checked?

Customer:

Hi Dr David, thank you for your reply. I had a blood test when I was 14 for the hair growth, testosterone level results were low

Dr. David :

I see.

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you should get them again.

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at age 14, you could have been going through puberty.

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you need to most likely see an endocrinology hormone doctor

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and get all of your pituitary hormones checked.

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hello?

Customer:

Okay ill get blood tests to check these levels. Do you know where I could find a endocrinology hormone doctor?

Dr. David :

your GP will have to refer you to one.

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or you can pay privately to see one

Customer:

Thank you for your help

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you are welcome

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