Hi all - apologies in advance if this is a bit long-winded.
2 months ago I went to doctor as couldn't cope any longer with "brain fog" (thought I might be perimenopausal and wanted to get that checked out). Doctor (male) insisted I wasn't but told me he'd do some blood tests any way. These duly came back and showed following:
TSH reading was 26.6 (normal apparently .3 / 4)
T4 reading was 8.5 (normal apparently 10.5 - 24.5
and I was prescribed 25mcg levothyroxine (subsequently doubled after 2 months to 50mcg - readings now 16.3 and 10.2)
Having read around on this forum (very helpful I might add) it seems that a "lump in the throat" is sometimes noted with hypothroidism. I have had this feeling for over 4 years but nothing can be palpated (as noted by two doctors) and weirdly, it doesn't always feel as if the lump is present, but disappears for a day or two. However, it ALWAYS feels as if it's in the same place (on the "inside" of my throat, ie pointing inwards) and is pretty unpleasant. my question - finally - is:
Should I pursue this with my GP, or is it just a weird artifact of the condition? it is pretty unpleasant and I am generally very fit and healthy other than that (hence me being very shocked at being diagnosed as hypo)
Thank you for any answers