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Suggest Treatment For A Thyroid Problem

my thyroid is under active i gained fifty lbs, I have fibromyalgia, ostio arthritus in my neck, my neck always feels like it is closing in, I recently had my appendix out, lower back pain, tired, depressed etc...Can my thyroid be causing allot of this?
Wed, 29 May 2019
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Hello,

Yes, if it is severe underactive thyroid it may be the cause of your symptoms.
After starting treatment with levothyroxine they improve within 1 month.

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

Regards,
Dr. Mirjeta Guni, Endocrinologist
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Suggest Treatment For A Thyroid Problem

Hello, Yes, if it is severe underactive thyroid it may be the cause of your symptoms. After starting treatment with levothyroxine they improve within 1 month. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Mirjeta Guni, Endocrinologist