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What do you suggest if I have been feeling extremely fatigue. What do you suggest if I have hypothyroidism and a low white blood count and low platelets?

What do you suggest if I have been feeling extremely fatigue. What do you suggest if I have hypothyroidism and a low white blood count and low platelets?

Low wbc.: Hypothyroidism does not lower your white blood cell count, but does cause fatigue. A low white blood cell count may represent infection, allergy, or bone marrow suppression, and low platelets can also be a result of an infection, or a problems with your liver and kidneys. You should be taking thyroid replacement and see a physician immediately about the low white blood count and platelets. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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I am experiencing leg numbness, leg weakness, chest ,back pain,skin rashes torso, neck,muscle pain, bloods all low neutrophil lowVit D ,low platelets

I am  experiencing leg numbness, leg weakness, chest ,back pain,skin rashes torso, neck,muscle pain, bloods all low neutrophil lowVit D ,low platelets

See doctor: These symptoms and lab findings can be manifestations of various illnesses. Your health issue needs a systematic approach and often further testing to point out the underlying disease... You need to see a physician if haven't yet. ...Read more

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Tsh 1.37 T4 6.9 T3 (liothyronine) 0.99. Do I jave hypothyroidism? Constantly tired, weight gain, falljng hair, aching muscles.

Tsh 1.37 T4 6.9 T3 (liothyronine) 0.99. Do I jave hypothyroidism?  Constantly tired, weight gain, falljng hair, aching muscles.

Hard to say: The TSH alone does not suggest that but do not know if the T4 and t3 (liothyronine) are total or free values. You can have all the thyroid values in the normal range and still have symptoms if you have elevated thyroid antibodies. Very often only part of the labs are done and the autoimmune component is missed. You may need additional labs done as your symptoms are consistent with thyroid disease. ...Read more

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Sore muscles, joints, back ache, nerves on edge, headaches sometimes, IBS symptoms, low appetite, making me confused, stressed, depressed, anxiety?

Sore muscles, joints, back ache, nerves on edge, headaches sometimes, IBS symptoms, low appetite, making me confused, stressed, depressed, anxiety?

Fibromyalgia: You are describing typical features of fibromyalgia. This can also include bladder problems and a foggy sensation. It is associated with poor sleep ( usually waking up every 2 hours through the night). These symptoms can also be caused by stress and depression. You should see your doctor for a definitive disgnosis. ...Read more

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Are sore muscles an early HIV symptom?

Are sore muscles an early HIV symptom?

Could be many things: The more important question is whether you are at risk of HIV infection. HIV risk comes from sharing needles, sex without a protective barrier, or other exposure to blood or body fluids. HIV can present with muscle aches. Usually there is also fever. But muscle soreness can be lots of different things. If you think you might have been exposed to HIV, go get tested. ...Read more

Low Platelets (Definition)

In the blood. They "bud" ie break off from cells in the bone marrow called megakaryocytes. A normal platelet count is 140-400. Platelets are the first line of defense in blood vessel bleeding. They "plug holes" until the coagulation proteins can begin ...Read more


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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