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Is Underactive Thyroid, Related With Itchy Skin And Dry Eyes?

i have had test for thyroid disorder but the dr says nothing is wrong. test range is .50 - 6.00 and my test came up .45. however i believe something is wrong as i have quite a few symptoms listed as symptoms of over active and underactive thyroid. the main one of concern was my hair falling out. others include: itchy skin, tingling in hands and fingers, lighter periods, dry eyes, depression, maybe nervousness. what could be the problem
Thu, 26 Sep 2019
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Hi,

Your condition is called subclinical thyroid dysfunction. Your thyroid is functioning well but you have symptoms of malfunction. It only needs follow-up every month.

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

Regards,
Dr. Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist
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Is Underactive Thyroid, Related With Itchy Skin And Dry Eyes?

Hi, Your condition is called subclinical thyroid dysfunction. Your thyroid is functioning well but you have symptoms of malfunction. It only needs follow-up every month. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist