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hypothyroidism and tired eyes

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Hypothyroid: Your doctor MUST get your blood sample to measure TSH, free T4, and free T3 (liothyronine). The result will determine your thyroid replacement needs.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Among other: Things. Puffy eyes could result from either hypo or hyperthyoridism. Reducing salt intake may help. Other isuses may be lack of sleep, aging, hormonal ... Read More
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Yes: Puffy or swollen eyes can be caused by fluid retention, stress, allergies, hormone changes, and other factors. Other times we get puffy eyes after s ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Peripheral vision?: Go see an Ophthalmologist for an eye checkup.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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watery eyes.: Not to my knowledge but you should see an ophthalmologist or optometrist.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually not: Usually not, unless the medication caused the eye to be more dry. More likely it is dry due to the environment or the thyroid condition it's self. I ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Ointments: With hypothyroidism, your metabolism slows and your mucous can be dry and thickened which frequently blocks the ostia of your sinuses. These small ope ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Throbbing headache: Throbbing headache (usually associated with light bothering the eyes and upset stomach) is typical of migraine type headache; best treatment would be ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No: You are describing an allergic reaction.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypothyroidism: These can be signs of under treated hypothyroidism. You should have the levels checked and treated with thyroid medication. There are diuretics but th ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
Correct meds: Are you getting the correct meds? Check free T3 and reverse t3. Ft3 should be in upper range and rt3 in lower range. If your ratio is off, you may nee ... Read More
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