Mt Sinai, NY
A 28-year-old male asked:
Can a low t3 (liothyronine) be the cause of tingling in the hands and feet, and burning in the arms? i've had a normal brain mri and back/neck, as well as neuro exam.
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Surgery 45 years experience
It can but: neuropathy could be caused by hypothyroidism.
low T3 (liothyronine) is not enough to make the diagnosis.
you need at least TSH.
see your doctor.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
2.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 28, 2015
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$44 video appointments with $19/month membership*
*Billed $57 every 3 months. Cancel anytime.
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.