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Are edema in the lower extremities and severe fatigue due to dehydration?

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Dr. Neeraj Kumar


Practicing since :2006

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Posted on Thu, 5 Jul 2018 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: 61 years old recent thyroid removal. lower ext edema some discoloration very dry skin with two blisters seeping...severe fatique sleep in an instant but cannot sleep all night. some confustion slow memory and some vision changes noted. Is it dehydration
Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
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Detailed Answer:
I have gone through your question and understand your situation.
There can be possibility of hypothyroidism.
You should get examined by treating endocrinologist and get a thyroid profile repeated.
Vitamin B12, Vitamin D 3 and blood sugar should also be checked.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further information.
Dr N Kumar
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