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Hypothyroidism And Numb Tongue
Poor control: Although your doc may tell you, your numbers are fine, it is possible that you are not under optimal control. Anhedonia (numb emotionally) may be coming form insufficient hormone or hormone action. Your TSH should be between 1-2, your ft4 normal and total T3 (liothyronine) normal showing optimal conversion. Generics have erratic content as well as absorption. Follow instructions exactly. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Possibly: Hypothyroidism causes thickening of the covering around tendons called synovium. In some parts of the body, like the carpal tunnel, there is only so much space. If the space is filled with the thicker synovium then the nerve that also is in the carpal tunnel gets pinched. That causes numbness and/or tingling. ...Read more
Can major anxiety cause your tongue to feel swollen along with hypothyroid and also I have awful acid reflux?
Mom just had her left arm go numb and said it "went rigid" and she dropped the cup she was holding. She' 60y/o, hypothyroidism, no other probs. cause?
My friend was diagnosed with hypothyroid disfunction, he's taking treatment & when ever he exercises he feels dizzy & his head feels numb what's wrong?
I have severe chills and numbness in my finger tips, blurry vision and diarria today, i have hypothyroidism but had been feeling better however ?
Can hypothyroid present as finger numbness and stiffness, with slight decrease in reflexes in one arm? Such as if Synthroid (thyroxine) needs adjust in dose?
Unusual: Hypothyroidism can present as carpal tunnel syndrome, which can cause numbness in fingers. Reflexes become slowed in hypothyroidism, but should remain symmetric, so it should not occur in just one arm. It is easy to find out if you are on enough synthroid (thyroxine) by getting a free T4 and TSH level done. ...Read more
I have a lot of trouble sleeping & wake up constantly due to my arms/hands becoming numb every night, could this be related to my hypothyroidism?
Fatigue: I wouldn't think that your HYPOthyroidism would cause you TROUBLE to sleep. Actually, just the reverse, you'd be expected to have trouble staying awake. But in terms of numbness in the hands and arms...that's possible. You'd know if that were the case simply by asking your doctor what your latest numbers are. You could also have other issues causing your symptoms. Speak to your doctor for advice ...Read more
Was severely hypothyroid. Still have swelling of eyes and face (rash) and numbness in feet and index finger. Will that go away?
Correct meds: Are you getting the correct meds? Check free T3 and reverse t3. Ft3 should be in upper range and rt3 in lower range. If your ratio is off, you may need Armour Thyroid or t3, and synthroid (thyroxine) would be the wrong med for you. Also check spot urine iodine to make sure you are not deficient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have hemolytic anemia and hypothyroidism in Since April I have had numbness in both hands toes and tightness also in my back and ribs I have been t?
Numbness: You need to see your physician to get it checked out.. ...Read more
My legs feel cold and tingle some toes feel numb blood sugar 101 , I have kidney stones, low stomach acid and hypothyroid 7 mm stone in ?
Leg pain: If your legs feel cold and you have hypothyroidism, ask your physician (p) to check your TSH to make sure your dose of levothyroid is appropriate. If not, you may need a higher dose. If it is, have your p order an arterial profile exam of your legs to see if you do not have peripheral artery disease (pad). If you have pad, have your p refer you for therapy. Speak to your p about your other issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am being treated for psoriatic arthritis and hypothyroidism... And now they think I have sjorgens syndrome bc of mouth problems! is that possible?
Finger on right hand numb, also my upper arm area. i have hypothyroidism and a low iron could i have diabetes? i also work in an office and type alot
I have hypothyroidism, also have strange pressure and sound in my ears when i put my hands on them.And my teeth vibrate, its like pressure in my mouth?
TMJ ?: The sound in your ears could be the disc in your jaw being displaced from an improper jaw relationship. The teeth may be vibrating from muscle spasms caused from muscles trying to splint the displaced joint creating your feeling of pressure in your mouth. Many pts that i treat are both young and can have hypothyroid issues. I would suggest a consult with a dentist trained in treating tmj. ...Read more
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