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A 20-year-old female asked:

No tests yet.this's been happening for years: eyes are normal size when i wakeup but v.dry,after a long & stressful day of college eyes feel bigger,rounder & tired.i get tired easily when studying 1/2 hr.leg weakness,usually on edge, hyperthyroidism?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
You would need to get thyroid function blood tests to find out for sure if you have hyperthyroidism. You would likely have other symptoms as well-like weight loss in spite of eating normally, insomnia, etc. So, see your doctor and get the blood tests done to see if you have any thyroid problems. Good luck!
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Having dry eyes upon first awakening isn't unusual. Fatigue,leg weakness can be due to anemia & iron deficiency. A medical examination and testing are indicated in view of your symptoms. Thyroid panel can be ordered then.
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Last updated Apr 6, 2021


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