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I feel at times anxiety and sometimes I cant stand the heat. I was wondering that Am I starting to get a thyroid ?

I feel at times anxiety and sometimes I cant stand the heat. sometimes I find my neck alittle sweaty not much. but I also find myself walking up at night and not being able to go back to sleep; I use to have a hyperactive thyroid in my 20 s then it came back in my late 40 s and I was wondering is it a posibility im starting to get a thyroid
Asked On : Wed, 5 Jan 2011
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Hi. Welcome To Healthcaremagic

Your symptoms of anxiety, sweating,sleep disturbances and past medical history of hyperthyroidism suggest you have hyperthyroidism now. Get the TSH , Free 3 and T4 levels, if abnormal get radionuclide thyroid scan.

Regards, Dr. Jagdish
Answered: Wed, 5 Jan 2011
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