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I hav hypothyroid frm 6mnths and my periods are irregular and i want to concieve n i hav severe joint pains in legs and fluctuating thyroid ranges

I hav hypothyroid frm 6mnths and my periods are irregular and i want to concieve n i hav  severe joint pains in legs and fluctuating thyroid ranges

You need control: Your symptoms may be related to your thyroid disease you need to be on proper dose of thyroxin with normal thyroid profile which is not that difficult.If you can not control your thyroid condition, consult an endocrinologist before getting pregant. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Does low bone density causes joint pain all joints Rh ANA factor thyroid are normal?

Does low bone density causes joint pain all joints Rh ANA factor thyroid are normal?

Not bone density: Low bone density does not cause any symptoms unless you have a fracture due to osteoporosis, then there is pain. Pain in joints can be from osteoarthritis or other forms of arthritis. See your doctor or a rheumatologist for diagnosis and treatment of joint pain. ...Read more

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Hi my skin is drying, my hair is dull and lifeless. I have joint pain, no energy, burping, chest pain, normal thyroid testing, could it be low acid?

Hi my skin is drying, my hair is dull and lifeless. I have joint pain, no energy, burping, chest pain, normal thyroid testing, could it be low acid?

Work up needed: A variety of other conditions will need to be ruled out including iron and vitamin D deficiency, malabsorption syndromes, specifically celiac disease. Talk to your doc about your persisting symptoms. ...Read more

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Im 29, The WBC count for me is high13.7 and my vit D is low(17). I hav joint pain(knee,ankle,hand,neck,shoulder) on and off and joint pain keep moving?

Im 29, The WBC count for me is high13.7 and my vit D is low(17). I hav joint pain(knee,ankle,hand,neck,shoulder) on and off and joint pain keep moving?

See Endocrine MD: There are several types of Vitamin D tests that can be done; if consistantly low it would suggest that you could have difficulty with absorbing Vitamin D or there might be a kidney disorder. Low Vitamin D levels can be associated with both muscle as well as joint pain (reversible with Rx). Consider seeing an Endocrinologist to determine why your Vitamin D is low as well the optimal D Rx ...Read more

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Have all hypothyroid symptoms but TSH 2.8, gerd, roaming joint pain, insomnia, fatigue, anorexia, neutrophils^, mcv112, b9def, bp88/55, t97.2, p102, tired of bn tired?

Have all hypothyroid symptoms but TSH 2.8, gerd, roaming joint pain, insomnia, fatigue, anorexia,  neutrophils^, mcv112, b9def, bp88/55, t97.2, p102, tired of bn tired?

See details: Your thyroid function is normal so one needs to consider other causes for your symptoms. The gerd is likely unrelated. The possible causes are several and include physical issues as well as chronic depression. I would see a rheumatologist if your own doctor cannot find a specific cause. ...Read more

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Does thyroid problems cause joint pain and problems?

Yes: There are several types of arthritis associated with thyroid disease. Both an inflammatory arthritis (myxedematous arthropathy) and an very acute arthritis called pseudogout can be assocated with a low thyroid. Generalized joint pain can occasionally be seen with an overactive thyroid. ...Read more

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What does having high thyroid antibodies/severe joint pain/lupus mean?

Lupus related: Lupus, an autoimmune disease, happens when the immune system attacks its tissues, causing inflammation, swelling, pain, and damage. Lupus symptoms vary, and early lupus symptoms include fatigue, joint pain, fever, and a lupus rash, especially after being in the sun. Lupus may increase antithyroglobulin antibodies levels without having any other underlying disease. ...Read more

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Vitamin d level of 11.4 with ongoing joint pain, all arthritic tests normal including xrays. Enlarged thryoid, all thyroid tests normal.

On the right track: Vit d very low would need to supplement to level at least 30 40 would be nice whole body can hurt with that level of vit d joints and muscles ask dr to rx 50, 000 units every week for 12 weeks. ...Read more

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Having joint pain back pain and pain while standing ANA profile; thyroid all blood tests are normal I was vit d deficient now normal at cud be this?

Having joint pain back pain and pain while standing ANA profile; thyroid all blood tests are normal I was vit d deficient now normal at cud be this?

Further Evaluation: Which joints ? ( All, several , one ) Where is pain when standing (Whole body, lower back , hip, leg ) Vitamin D is essential for normal bone formation . At present there is a lot of research interest in vitamin D possibly affecting other body systems.(heart, blood vessels,immune system ) ...Read more

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Have joint pain. All rheum tests negative! thinking outside the box...What else can I consider? Neurological? Endocrine? Thyroid ok too.

Have joint pain. All rheum tests negative! thinking outside the box...What else can I consider? Neurological? Endocrine? Thyroid ok too.

Joint pains: Cause of joint pains can be multiple in reference to endocrine apart from thyroid hemochromatosis, gout, parathyroid disease growth hormone disorders all of these have either clinical signs or simple blood tests. ...Read more

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I have a 'meatball -like' lump near my left hip. i have had movicol but it remains. i have joint pain after resting & have under active thyroid?

I have a 'meatball -like' lump near my left hip. i have had movicol but it remains. i have joint pain after resting & have under active thyroid?

Hernia?: If its more towards the groin, could be a hernia. A primary care provider should be able to sort it out with a physical exam. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Hypot taking levothyroxine, have enlarged thyroid with swelling on left side what would cause this also hoarse, tired, joint pain, moody, sometimes nausea?

Hypot taking levothyroxine, have enlarged thyroid with swelling on left side what would cause this also hoarse, tired, joint pain, moody, sometimes nausea?

Unclear symptoms: Many of your symptoms could be from hypothyroidism if your thyroid blood levels are too low. The thyroid swelling should be evaluated by your doctor, with an ultrasound, maybe scan. A goiter can sometimes interfere with inside structures, although it usually does not. It is also possible your symptoms are not related to thyroid. ...Read more

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57 yr old female w/ Lyme and having night sweats and significant joint pain. thyroid TSH was 1.47 and free T4 was 1.3. Are these numbers ok. ?

YES: Your TSH and free T4 are in the normal range which means your thyroid gland is functioning normally. However, I'm very concerned about the other symptoms. Have you been adequately treated for Lyme disease? Have other likely causes of your symptoms been ruled out? If I were you, I'd want to be sure. ...Read more

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Should I consider decayed wisdom teeth a possible cause of my joint pain? Top corners of thyroid stab pain, swollen nodes/in neck, axillary. No fever

Should I consider decayed wisdom teeth a possible cause of my joint pain? Top corners of thyroid stab pain, swollen nodes/in neck, axillary. No fever

Very possible: If you know you are having problems with your molars I would suggest getting them out sooner than later. If your dentist has recommended having them out it would be wise to follow their advise. Inflammation can develop rather quickly around the wisdom teeth and can cause a sore jaw! Best of luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

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


Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more