Hi - I only went to Dr as I was getting pins & needles/numbness in both hands & fingers. Had blood tests was told borderline underactive thyroid & put on 25mcg levothyroxine. Took 1st tablet , pins & needles subsided a bit(maybe just coincidence )stools were nearly black!
2nd day was aching in leg joints,& right hip - also constipated/disturbed sleep.
3rd day skin was tingly like on fire in face(cheeks, jowls & chin) still constipated & had loss appetite/disturbed sleep.
Day 4 - feeling worse - woke 4x in night! face feels worse,really thirsty/dehydrated. by afternoon hip & legs in fire + joint pain-hard to walk, then back by kidneys killing pain - walking around like a zombie-not really with it - feeling tearful(not like me at all)
Day 5 -same as 4 - phoned Dr to bring blood test forward
Day 6 - didn't TAKE tablet - felt so rough - face not swollen but felt on fire ,diahorrea just before going to work 8am. kidney area still painful + burning /TINGLY FEELING ALL OVER SKIN + joint pain. Went to DR said I had a temperature & was dehydrated. Told levothyroxine would not cause this as only same as what body produces naturally & that I must have a bug.Told ok to saty off tablets then try again in couple of weeks one 'bug'has gone!
Today - day 7 - still very dehydrated ,motions getting more back to normal-although not quite. Joint pain subsided & face not hot although still bit tingly. Hopefully 2moro I will feel better again. I can live with pins & needles coming & going but not these other symptoms - where I can hardly function - I felt if I continued I would have had to stay home from work!
Do you think 'cause I am very borderline I don't need these tablets,& by taking them caused my body to have too much - like being overactive?
Feel like I was poisoned - I have no bug!