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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
20 years experience Rheumatology
Need more: A diagnosis of lupus requires way more testing than this. This would be an unusual location for a lupus skin rash.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Hypothyroid Rash: Pretibial myxoedema affects 5% of patients with grave's disease. It may appear before, during or after the thyrotoxic state and is sometimes associate ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
I'm not 100% clear ?: on what it is that you would like to know, but I think you are concerned that your itching and back pain are potentially related to hypothyroidism. Th ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
27 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely ..: Frequency of chronic autoimmune thyroiditis may be increased in patient with autoimmune disorder( connective tissues disorders) but positive autoimmun ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dry skin: Hypothyroidism can lead to dry skin, you need a moisturizer to keep your skin hydrated and make sure your hypothyroid is well controlled.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Hypothyroidism: Hypothyroidism is very unlikely to result in body heat. If you indeed have hypothyroidism you must work with your doctor to make sure you are getting ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Thyroid: Low probability that the rash is from the thyroid medicine and unlikely you are feeling better from the medication, it takes a few weeks to work. The ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Both autoimmune?: I found one article (indian journal of dermatology 76:6, nov-dec 2010, pp. 704-5) reporting that patients who have pmle in guntur (a city in central i ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Maybe (not) . . .: Hypothyroidism isn't usually my first thought when someone complains of a maculopapular rash although underactive thyroid has been linked to various r ... Read More
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Dr. William Schmidt
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IT depends: It depends on the degree you were hypothyroid assuming the diagnosis is correct. If you were sick enough to have mxedema you might have a rashon your ... Read More

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