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Stiff Hands In The Morning Hypothyroidism
What causes extremely dry stiff hands? I am diabetic and take care of myself and also have hypothyroidism. Would there be anything else?
See endocrinologist: To do correct blood testing.Get a more detailed answer ›
What can I do if my hands and feet aren't cold all the time, is that a clear sign of not being hypothyroid?
No: It has nothing to do with it. If you are concerned about your thyroid, ask your doctor to do a simple blood test. It's easy to diagnose and treat if needed. ...Read more
I have fibromyalgia, hypothyroidism and have noticed a tremor in my hands that is worsening. I am 48. What could it be?
Symptom overlap: Sometimes people with hypothyroidism can feel so lackluster, fatigued, and slowed down that they appear depressed. Cognitive function itself may be slowed, similar to some depressions. That's why checking for thyroid problems is part of a workup for depression. A person can also have both conditions, and need treatment for each. ...Read more
My hypothyroidism is regulated but I have been haveing a lot of swelling in me feet and hands what can I do?
Have it checked: If your thyroid is under control you need to see your doctor as the swelling of legs and arms may be due to some other cause. ...Read more
I am hypothyroid and on 135mg of levothyroxine. Sitting at my desk at work, my hands are like ice but my face is flushed and burning hot. Help?
Thyroid function: Please get a thyroid function blood test and have medications adjusted. ...Read more
Uncontrolled hypothyroid experiencing pain and weakness both hands, pain is under fingers only 1 each hand that seems to catch but not trigger, why?
Adjust Medication: Its important to have your thyroid levels check regularly and the medication dosages adjusted to optimize the levels and control your symptoms. ...Read more
Small black dots appearing on hands/nails they stay on nails for about 1 month then fade&come back. I'm iron deficient&have hypothyroidism.?
Nail and skin spots: This is one time where diagnosis is just not possible without the dermatologist or other trained physician seeing the lesions up close and personal. There are many conditions which could cause the problem you are seeing, and a follow up to observe this, with appropriate photography, should be considered and you should see a dermatologist as soon as possible. ...Read more
My son is 3 months old and his thyroid has been checked when he was born. This recent 3 weeks his hands sweat a lot. Is it a hypothyroidism sign?
See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing his doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, his doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
I sweat a lot on my feet and hands, im active and rarely sweat doing exercises. At nite, im cold and feet is so wet I can slip. I've hypothyroidism?
Burning sensation on legs and hands? .i m diagnosed with hypothyroidism but not treated yet. What could that be?
I need a good 24 hr hand cream! I'm n doors most of the time. I do tend to wash my hands a lot plus I have hypothyroidism could this cause dry skin?
Many choices: The best one that I have found is called o'keeffes working hands, which leaves a non-greasy moisturizing film when applied once or twice a day. Many others, from vaseline intensive care, curel, store brands, etc, can all work. ...Read more
I'm hypothyroid w hashi. I will be sweating and hot with cold hands to the touch! Is this normal?!? I should do labs but symptoms are crazy! On armour
Possible overdose: Have allowed to recheck her thyroid functions particularly the TSH ...Read more
Is sujok accupuncture where needles are used only on hands & feet & not on any other body part, effective in treating hypothyroidism & infertility.
Not effective: Acupuncture is not in any way effective for treating hypothyroidism. If you do not have enough thyroid hormone, then a supplemental thyroid hormone replacement is the only effective treatment. Acupuncture has been used to treat infertility, but the reports are not convincing - many women get pregnant during infertility evaluations even without any treatment. See a reproductive endocrinologist! ...Read more
My wife has hypothyroid her period has been extreme. Hand size blood clots and lots of blood gushing. What is going on with her? Exams by gyno clear.
Check it out: Make sure her thyroid and other hormones are balanced. Low thyroid could be responsible. ...Read more
My mom 63yo complaining with burning hands & fingers. What are some of causes for that? She has hypothyroidism @ neck pain are only things.
Multiple causes, but: Both things you mentioned can certainly be related. While rare, hypothyroidism can be related to a polyneuropathy such as this. Neck pain related to cervical spinal stenosis can also cause this sort of pain, as well the possibility of multiple root irritation in the cervical spine. It also could be related to vitamin deficiency, bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome or diabetic neuropathy. ...Read more
I'm hypothyroidism due to having a thyroidectomy 3 years ago, my levels are very good but why do I have cold hands/feet and tip of my nose constantly?
Lately my face, hands, and feet have been swelling. I do have hypothyroidism but my TSH level is 2.4 what else could be causing this?
2 TSH tests showed 6 (while pregnant) and 5.2 (6 mo. Post pg).Is that enough to diagnose hypothyroidism? Icy hands/weight gain. Transient or permanent?
I'm trying to get pregnant, I had spotting a week after my ovulation date and now my hands feet neck are intermittently swelling. I have hypothyroidism. What could be happening?
Go back to MD: You need to return to the thyroid MD and make sure that your TSH blood test is normal with the replacement thyroid medication. If that is normal then an examination for other causes of the swelling can be done. ...Read more
Could tingling hands and feet, fatigue, and generalized weakness be a sign of hypothyroidism or something else?
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
I have cfs & am hypothyroid. Recently fingertips on left hand sporadically get tight&wrinkly but not in water. I had a + ANA 160 nucleolar. Harmless?
Yes.: First if hypothyroidsim was detected, then you are on meds and no longer hypothyoid. An ANA is found in 5% of the population, and is usually false positive. But you have an autimmine disease already: low thyroid, usually the result of hashimoto's thyroiditis. Cfs is so non-specific, there is frequently no cause found, except poor sleep. You ANA needs to be reflexed to see if it is important. ...Read more
Can hypothyroidism cause circulatory issues, cold feet and hands also pitting edema in legs ankles and feet?
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?
Need more: A diagnosis of lupus requires way more testing than this. This would be an unusual location for a lupus skin rash. ...Read more
Do I have hypothyroidism? I have chronic constipation, tiredness, dry skin, my hands and feet are constantly cold, but no weight gain!
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
Hypothyroidism: hands and feet cramping levels are good on levothyroxine. .. Very bad and night especially feet and occasionally legs hips.?
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