Hi there Ive had an underactive thyroid for around 5ish years...Im on 50mg of Thyroxine.
About 3 years ago I had a very small patch of dry skin just above my nose. Im always moisturising it with cream and vaseline but it wont go away and just recently it got very very dry and the skin kind of peeled off which has now left it red and it stings if I put cream on it.
Today I went to the doctor and he has frightened the life out of me as he is sending me to a dermatologist.
Im petrified it is skin cancer. He didnt say it was but said because Ive had it for 3 years he wants it checked out properly.
Has anybody on here ever had dry sore skin on the face due the having thyroid problems? I ask this because im wondering if maybe it is due to me having an underactive thyroid plus im menopausal
I was shocked about him sending me to the hospital as I thought he would just give my some cream for it..
I felt sick to my stomach and got myself in a right panic. Im a terrible worrier anyway.
Thankyou for any feedback.