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What is the remedy for acne, dry skin in one with hyperthyroid ?

my TSH is diagnosed vry high its 13.7 n i was suffering frm hypothyroid frm last 10 years n taking thyronorm medicine frm last 10 year s these days sum doctor say that now i m suffering frm hyperthyroid ..? i was confused i got small acne on whole face .skin is too dry n rough plz suggest me wht to do
Asked On : Thu, 29 Mar 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi...dear supriya..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
TSH ..... your thyroid is producing too much of the T3 & T4 hormones, you will develop hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid); and you are going to see the opposite effects.
You will also get fatigued very easily, you will have difficulties concentrating, you will rarely gain any weight, you will feel constantly nervous and restless, and you may possibly develop goiters on the thyroid..
TSH Level Status     TSH Level Count
Normal TSH Levels     0.4 - 4.0 mIU/L
Underactive Thyroid     2.0 mIU/L or more
Thyroid Disorder     0.5 and 3.0 mIU/LFor hypothyroid patients on thyroxine, measurement of TSH alone is generally considered sufficient. An increase in TSH above the normal range indicates under-replacement or poor compliance with therapy. A significant reduction in TSH suggests over-treatment. In both cases, a change in dose may be required.
For hyperthyroid patients, both TSH and T4 are usually monitored.
So evaluate the case and do needful...ok..good luck.,
Answered: Fri, 30 Mar 2012
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OBGYN Dr. Minoo Bhagia's  Response

Welcome to HCM forum

It is better to repeat your thyroid profile , TSH and Free T3 , T4

Take care
Answered: Thu, 29 Mar 2012
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