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Can hypothyroid cause my breast pain?

Can hypothyroid cause my breast pain?

NOT likely: Mild hypothroidism is often asymptomatic. There are many possible symptoms of hypothyroidism, depnding on the severity, but common ones are: fatigue, loss of energy, lethargy, wt gain, decrease appetite, cold intolerance, dry skin, hair loss, sleepiness, muscle/joint pain, weakness in extremities, depression, emotional issues--just to name a few. Breast pain is not..So consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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I am hypothyroid and my dosage has raised to 100mg I been on it a month now and my skin still hot and my breast hot aches and pain to my arm to back?

I am hypothyroid and my dosage has raised to 100mg I been on it a month now and my skin still hot and my breast hot aches and pain to my arm to back?

Thyroid: Any time you have symptoms that you think could be related to your thyroid medication dose you must contact your doctor. Being Sunday with your doctor not being in clinic I would recommend that you don't take thyroid medicine for the next 24 hours. ...Read more

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Hypothyroidism, take 50mcg Thyronorm daily. Read that HRTs like the above increase risk of breast cancer in long run. Is this true?

Hypothyroidism, take 50mcg Thyronorm daily. Read that HRTs like the above increase risk of breast cancer in long run. Is this true?

Not with this hormon: The word HRT means use of female Hormones(like estrogen/progesterone) for post meopausal symptoms like hot flashes etc. What you are taking has no effect on the breast, only estrogens do. ...Read more

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35 years, childless, hypothyroidism, 50 mcg Thyronorm daily. Read long term use of thyroid HRT can increase risk of breast cancer. Is this true?

35 years, childless, hypothyroidism, 50 mcg Thyronorm daily. Read long term use of thyroid HRT can increase risk of breast cancer. Is this true?

No: this medication is a synthetic Thyroid hormone which you need to survive. The levels should be monitored and adjusted by a doctor. It should not increase your Breast cancer risk. The replacement hormones people use for hot flushes (estrogen/progesterone) during and after menopause do cause increased risk. ...Read more

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i have hypothyroidism. i got symptoms such as leaky breasts, chronic fatigue, exhaustion,feeling faint. T3 (liothyronine) is 1.8 T4 is 16 TSH is 0.02 can you help??

Conflicting labs: Based on the lab values you posted, there's some inconsistencies. In hypothyroidism, the T3 (liothyronine) and T4 are low while the TSH is high. The TSH can decrease if you are on medication and on too high a dose. Please follow up with your doctor to review your test results and diagnosis. Good health. ...Read more