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I am having underactive thyroid, wold like someone to check

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Hello I am having underactive thyroid, wold like someone to check it on scan, is that possible?
JA: Any recent weight loss/gain? Are you excessively thirsty?
Customer: I gain lots of weight last few months
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I have been to levotiroxin 2017 then the doctor decide we should stop them . Now from a year I have bad blood results and no one from the GP surgery call me . I had to go trough all mu blood results to find out that I am out of norms .
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.
Hi. Dr Hayat here.  Welcome to JA..
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.

Can you please give a brief account of your problem ?

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
2017 had a under active thyroid . Went on the pils after second opinion we decide that I can go off the pils. Sins then we check my thyroid every 6 months .
For a last year I had new symptoms like dizzy spells, heaviness in the head , noice in the head . Been suggested that I may have type of meniers disease .
Went to check my blood results for an year back thyroid not good and no one call me about it .
Now They put me back on levotyroxin 25 mg the smallest dose .
My question is can this all symptoms be connected with my under active thyroid ?
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.

Do you have the latest report ?

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.

Please send the report

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
This one is form Uk where they check only 2 things I got one from Bulgaria where they check 5 things for Thyroid function
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
This one is Bulgarian one
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.
Ok. It was reasonable to restart thyroxine.
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.

But your symptoms are not explained by or related to thyroid

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
If I am staying for an year without any medications isn’t it possible to develop this type of symptoms?
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.

You need to get an mri of your head and neck....Even being off for a year doesn't relate them to thyroid.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
I had 2 MRI on the head they all clear
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.

That's great to know...Have you been examined by an ENT specialist for the meiners?

Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.

Or any one for these dizzy spells specifically?

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
I have seen numerous times and ent specialist one of them said that this is possible menier type disease .
Not very clear in the diagnoses .
I have hearing aids that don’t help and days that when all this disappear form the head I am back to my normal self and normal hearing .
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.

What meds are you on now other then thyroxine?

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Betahistamin which I don’t think it helps this is for the menier . And propranolol for the heavens in the head like migraines type of , I think they help a bit for me not to feel floating all the time and with brain fog all the time
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.

Ok. Need to give a trial of thiazide diuretics and see if it helps. You will need to get a prescription from the GP for this.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Do they sale them in Uk?
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
which one I should stop ?
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.
they do. Stop the betahistine if it's not helpful
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
I think in the past they use to give me stemetil , is that any good?
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.

Try the thiazide diuretic first.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Ok I’ll see what the gp will say they very hard to suggest something . Thank you for your time . Have a nice day.
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.

Anything else I can help with?

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Is the pills that you suggesting me to try for the menier ?
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.

Yes and the head symptoms

Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.

Best wishes.  Please feel free to contact if you have any further queries or need to follow up. I would be happy to help and guide. Have a nice day.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Thanks a lot , let’s hope this can help. Thank you for your time . All the best .
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.

Pleasure . Take care

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
I am sorry I forgot to say that I can hear my heart beating in the ear, is this pils will help with that too. And with the noise in the head , this is my main problem .
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.
Hopefully.  Let's see..
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.

Welcome

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
This pill is for the kidney and to block the sodium in the body. I have tried already sodium free diet , does not work.
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.

It should work.  I can't say anything pre-emptively with a 100 percent surety.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Ok will try . Thank you
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 18 days ago.

Thanks