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Is itchy shins a symptom of hypothyroid?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: It can be.

Thyroid acropachy may complicate graves' disease and subcutaneous infiltration is seen in myxedema.
So, the answer to your question is that itchy shins can be associated with thyroidopathies. See your internist or family physician to obtain endocrinology referral.

In brief: It can be.

Thyroid acropachy may complicate graves' disease and subcutaneous infiltration is seen in myxedema.
So, the answer to your question is that itchy shins can be associated with thyroidopathies. See your internist or family physician to obtain endocrinology referral.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine

In brief: Low thyroid

It might if other causes are eliminated by a doctor. Here is a list of symptoms fyi fatigue, exhaustion feeling run down and sluggish depression difficulty concentrating, brain fog unexplained or excessive weight gain dry, coarse and/or itchy skin dry, coarse and/or thinning hair feeling cold, especially in the extremities constipation muscle cramps increased menstrual flow more freque.

In brief: Low thyroid

It might if other causes are eliminated by a doctor. Here is a list of symptoms fyi fatigue, exhaustion feeling run down and sluggish depression difficulty concentrating, brain fog unexplained or excessive weight gain dry, coarse and/or itchy skin dry, coarse and/or thinning hair feeling cold, especially in the extremities constipation muscle cramps increased menstrual flow more freque.
Dr. Stevan Cordas
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