Hi, I went to see a different doctor as mine wouldn't check my blood when I told him I was sleeping all the time. I had upped my dose of iron tablets from 1 a day to 3 a day and it wasn't working and he wasn't bothered by that. I dropped down to 2 tabs a day then decided enough was enough, and saw a different doctor. He said he would send me for blood tests, though had me fill in a check list form whilst I was there-Decided because I had ticked I was too tired to read a paper and was sleeping far too much, (because I scored too many points), I was 'depressed', (which I am not and told him in no certain terms that I was), but decided to do 'the blood tests just in case'. Well, the tests came back normal, except my TSH level was 4.3, (he told me that it was borderline), flashed up red on his screen, whereas it had been 1.2, 1.3, and 1.4 previously. Since that test I have been suffering with sweats to my face, inner arms, arm pits, legs and back. When this happens I feel jittery and feel like I will pass out. I have also had a break out of red angry spots all over my back...(Not sure if that is connected, but they are still there, the redness has gone down). Anyway, the doctor was going to medicate me but then thought he would do another TSH test in 2 weeks from seeing me, which I had done last Thursday, 11 June, to see if my levels had stayed the same or changed. I have phoned the surgery this morning to see if they had my results and I have been told that they were 'normal' though the receptionist said she wasn't qualified to tell me the actual result. I am hoping I will be able to get to see this doctor tomorrow but I doubt it very much as they book up no sooner as they open the lines. Fed up of being overtired and not me. Been like this the best part of 13 years since a collapse in the bathroom!
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