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Hair thinning, 24 yo active female, very dry palms, inability to sweat as much as before, heat rash after exercise i'm a very active 24 year old. I teach aerobics and dance on average about 6 times a week. A year ago i had an emergency apendectomy, and a

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Dr. Barry Cohen
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Get a metabolic

Workup check your thyroid.

In brief: Get a metabolic

Workup check your thyroid.
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Dr. Barry Cohen
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Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics

In brief: You

You definitely should see your doctor and have your thyroid checked since many of the symptoms you are complaining about can be caused by low thyroid hormone.
It is less likely kidney related since most people do just fine with one kidney. There is also a possibility of a nutritional deficit such as low iron also causing these symptoms, so your doctor may want to test for this also. Good luck!

In brief: You

You definitely should see your doctor and have your thyroid checked since many of the symptoms you are complaining about can be caused by low thyroid hormone.
It is less likely kidney related since most people do just fine with one kidney. There is also a possibility of a nutritional deficit such as low iron also causing these symptoms, so your doctor may want to test for this also. Good luck!
Dr. Laura McMullen
Dr. Laura McMullen
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