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Under active thyroid, have epilepsy. Have achy throat. On keppra and thyroxine. Reason?

I suffer with an under active thyroid and take medication for this and also suffer with epilepsy so taking keppra too.. the problem i have is that i am suffering with an achy throat and it seemed to start after i started taking the thyroxine . it comes and goes but lately its there more than its not and my thyroxine is now at 100.. can you help me.. do i need to be worried.
Asked On : Mon, 31 Dec 2012
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Hi Dalengrace,
Welcome to healthcare Magic!
The sore throat is unlikely to be due to thyroxine or keppra.
You should get yourself examined by a physician about your throat.
The problem seems to be related to an infection of throat- viral/bacterial.
You should improve the oral health, brush twice a day and do chlorhexidine mouth gargles thrice a day and avoid eating any edibles during ensuing 2 hours to ensure good germicidal effect of chlorhexidine; Do warm saline gargles after you take anything orally.
I hope the advise would be informative and useful for you.
Take Care!
Answered: Mon, 31 Dec 2012
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