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I had graves disease for a few years, i have been

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Hi I had graves disease for a few years, i have been underactive for some time and am between 100 to 150mg Levothyroxine. I did gardening for 3 days 9 days ago and my left little toe became numb the same day and is still numb. I am feeling less energetic, and light headed. My blood pressure was 140/98 sunday for my personal training session and they asked me to get it tested. I am 44 yrs old and overwrought 91.5kg.

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Thank you

Just to clarify your main concern is numbness of left little toe?

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Its the combination of everything

Have you received radio-active iodine for Graves disease?

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
No, I went from Propythyrocil and into remission then the dose of lexothyroxine
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Lexothyroxine for 5 or 6 yrs i think

thanks for the information

When you had your last thyroid function test?

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
2 weeks ago and making appointment tomorrow to get results
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
The numbness in the toe is clearly not normal but is is thyroid related do you think? Thank you

Okay thanks for the information

The first thing I would like to see is the thyroid function test result

Neuropathy can be a complication related to the thyroid disease and needs to be ruled out

If thyroid functions are normal then vitamin B 12, electrolyte, blood glucose should be done

It can be a possible compression of the nerve locally from some trauma or tight shoes as well but first I would have a review of the thyroid function test

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