A 46-year-old female asked:
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can hypothyroidism cause pitted edema in my lower legs, ankles and feet?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Yes it can: But so can many things so don't just assume its the hypthyroidism - visit an internist for a complete exam.
Answered on Sep 18, 2015
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Yes: But it is usually only part of the cause.
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Hypothyroid: Generally not circulatory issues unless the edema is tremendous, but definitely edema. See your family doc for help.
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Dr. Steven Seres
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An internist!: Sounds like a job for your friendly neighborhood internist, in my humble opinion..
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Dr. Philip Kern
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Probably not thyroid: Looks like your hypothyroidism is being properly treated. The anti-TPO antibodies will stay high for a long time. I don't see how your symptoms are ... Read More
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