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Have tended to be hypothyroidic since 1945 Now have excessively

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Have tended to be hypothyroidic since 1945 Now have excessively thick feet and ankles and am on dieuretics in addition to 125 mic/g daily.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
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usually thyroid issues does not cause thick feet and ankles and swelling in the legs.

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you need your heart checked with cardiac echo studies.

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new heart weakness or low blood albumin levels or poor circulation can cause swelling in the legs and ankles.

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TSH or thyroid stimulation hormone levels can check if your thyroid hormone levels are normal.

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