I have been on levothyroxine for about 5 years starting on 25mcg but now on 100mcg - my initial bloods weren't too far off normal but I had antibodies and symptoms so my GP started treatment - however I have never really been completely symptom free - went back to GP as symptoms had got worse again - really constipated, dry skin,weight gain, hands going numb/pins and needles at night, dry skin, brain fog, etc - got my results back today and my TSH and T4 were still in normal range but were 3. something as opposed to 1.23 ? last time - when I felt better - eventually managed to get GP to increase thyroxin to 125mcg. But GP also told me my ferratin and folate were low - they want to repeat bloods next week and then start treatment - she never mentioned that the low folate and ferratin could be related to my hypothyroidism?
I also had a partial parathyroidectomy 22 years ago age 24 for a parathyroid adenoma - I was getting annual follow up by chem path but then for various reasons I missed an appointment about 9 years ago and got discharged - wondering if I need to ask for a referral back to chem path or endocrinology. Don't know if this makes sense? What are peoples thoughts?