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How can swollen eyes while on Armour Thyroid be treated?

Have been taking 45mg of armour thyroid for quite a few years. Lately my eyelids feel swollen. Do I see an opthamologist or a thyroid doctor. Also, I have not been taking the thyroid med at the same time every day. Unfortunately, my schedule has gotten a little erratic. How does this affect it?
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
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Hello,

I think you should better visit an ophthalmologist than a thyroid doctor.
I think it is an eye concern causing it.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Olgeta Xhufka, General & Family Physician
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