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feeling tired, dull skin, pigmentation, swollen eyes. Cause - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Good afternoon
User:I am 24 currently
User:from last few weeks i feel tired all the time
User:even after getting proper sleep
User:and also realized my skin has become dull
Doctor:Do you exercise regularly?
User:could you relate this symptom to any kind of dis orders?
User:i used to do
User:but since i started facing this problem i left
Doctor:Yes sure, it is related to disturbance in thyroid function
Doctor:Please get your thyroid profile done
Doctor:and check if it is normal
User:i used to get pigmentation
User:but last few weeks i could see fresh black spots on my cheeks
Doctor:Seems like they are healing
User:what causes pigmentation
User:i am least exposed to sun though
Doctor:There are various causes of pigmentation
Doctor:Various endocrine abnormalities
Doctor:like Addison's disease
Doctor:Superficial skin infections
Doctor:due to acne and pigmentation
User:and how can we take care of it?
Doctor:You may go in for de-pigmentation techniques
Doctor:that can be done through chemical peels
Doctor:laser ablation
User:Does going to skin care clinics like XXXXXXX help?
Doctor:Yes, it does
User:One more thing
User:after i get up in the morning i find my eyes a bit swelled up
User:is it related to thyroid too?
Doctor:Yes, it is possible
User:Thank you Doctor !
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
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