Recently diagnosed sub clinical hypothyroidism th 6.8 Dr advised treatment as I had been a bit symptomatic past yr...lethargic,lack of libido, hair loss,weight gain....started on 25 mcg levy. ...2 weeks later admitted to hospital .... Thought to be allergic reaction to levy so advised to stop taking immediately and see Dr in 4 weeks.....within a week I was so poorly with several symptoms of hypothyroidism Dr looked at tests taken whilst in hospital it showed that despite being on 25 mcg of levy for 2 weeks my tsh had risen to 9.9. Dr said logically it all indicated I needed levy and more of it so started on 50 mcg different brand than before to eliminate the reaction. ...Also suggested I may have hashimotos....to be checked at next bloods which frustratingly can only be done every 12 weeks or lab will reject them...well I am feeling dreadful. ..5 weeks on now and I feel worse than before I was diagnosed and started treatment.....weight gain of 16 lb.....zero energy. ...and the worst thing I ache from had to toe like I have flu every single day. .....Dr emailed an endocrinologist who just said I would have to be patient as could take 6 months for medication to work and to check my vit D which I'm awaiting the results of. .....I'm so tempted to stop the levy as I can't help but feel this is to blame? ??? I'm 41a single mother I run a small business and have a 15 yr old aspergers son....I need to get strong. ...I'm feeling at my lowest eb
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