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Hypothyroid And Rash
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
I'm not 100% clear ?: on what it is that you would like to know, but I think you are concerned that your itching and back pain are potentially related to hypothyroidism. That is a legitimate concern if your hair is especially thin and brittle, if you have very dry skin, and if your depressive symptoms have worsened despite medication. Consitpation, fatigue and weight gain are also symptoms. Ask UR Doc about testing. ...Read more
Maybe (not) . . .: Hypothyroidism isn't usually my first thought when someone complains of a maculopapular rash although underactive thyroid has been linked to various rashes. Instead, loss of energy, undesired weight gain, inability to lose weight, cloudy thinking, depression, constipation, etc make me think more of hypothyroidism. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hypothyroidism/ds00353 for more info. ...Read more
I have hypothyroid. I have a skin rash on my hand and the top of my leg. My liver enzymes were high. Could it be lupus?
My sister, age 31 has hypothyroidism, pcod. She has rashes all over body now. What is the treatment and which specialist we need to consult.?
Multifactorial...: A generalized rash like you are describing is not specific for or diagnostic of any particular condition. Many medical conditions, medications and/or environmental exposures can cause a rash. I would recommend that she sees any one of her physicians but may require the consultation of a dermatologist to help her. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have hypothyroidism and I have been noticing that I have scale like rashes growing mainly on my arms and legs similar to dry razor shave bumps...Why?
Can occur: But it is not one of the more common symptoms. Check with the american thyroid association or aace websites for more information. ...Read more
Hypothyroid Rash: Pretibial myxoedema affects 5% of patients with grave's disease. It may appear before, during or after the thyrotoxic state and is sometimes associated with an underactive thyroid. Pretibial myxoedema presents with a swollen and lumpy appearance over the shins and sometimes also affects the feet. The skin may be discoloured pink or purple, with prominent hair follicles. ...Read more
IT depends: It depends on the degree you were hypothyroid assuming the diagnosis is correct. If you were sick enough to have mxedema you might have a rashon your legs or not. It all depends on your level of disease. ...Read more
I began armour for hypothyroid 2 weeks ago. Already feeling better! at the same time, wierd rash , non itchy , no redness but looks like flesh color .
Hypothyroidism is also known as Underactive thyroid. Level, which can cause fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart ...Read more
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