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A 38-year-old male asked:

am thyroid patient fr last 10 years n now sufering frm swelling at fore arm, chin, ankles. feeling sleepy n lots if fatigue. pls comment?

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Dr. Chris Hawley
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Thyroid: I would start by having your doctor recheck your thyroid levels. You may need your meds adjusted. There are also many additional causes for swelling and fatigue. Blood tests and a physical exam are needed to start narrowing this down.
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Needs evaluated: Might be related to your thyroid condition, but could be heart or inflammatory conditions as well. Should get exam & bloodwork to confirm source.

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