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Weight gain after having a stroke. Sweating in palms and feet. Chances of thyroid problem?

Hi, I am 29 years old. Last year I had a stroke and my right leg was fully paralysed. Now I have got 90% of the movement and 75% of the strenght back. I had started putting on weight from past two years and I am unable to reduce the same by exercise/diet, also I have started sweating in my palms and feet from past two years. Now I am having frequent sinus problem. I am thinking I need to get my Thyroid test done. Please let me know your suggestion?
Asked On : Sun, 4 Nov 2012
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Thanks for writing your query to us.
As you had mentioned that you had stroke at age of 29 years, I assume that your are being investigated by your doctor for having stroke as such young age.
Since you are gaining weight along with sweating since last two years there is possibility that your have a overactive thyroid. kindly get your thyroid profile that will help to assess the problem.
Wish you good health.
Answered: Sun, 4 Nov 2012
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