Hello all, I need a bit of advice regarding my levothyroxine dose. I currently take 100mcg of levothyroxine and I'm usually feeling ok at that dose. However I have recently stopped taking oestrogen only 1mg that I have taken for 5 years. My GP said that it was time to stop hrt as I had been on it long enough. Well I stopped completely 3 weeks ago and am now feeling rubbish. My nails have flaked and broken as far down as the middle of fingernail. The worst problem is intense, REALLY INTENSE itching in the downstairs dept. The itch is not too bad during the day but unbearable at night in bed. GP treated me with anti yeast tablet, pessary and topical canesten. This made no difference so she has now prescribed a moisturising lotion for washing and told me to avoid all chemicals down there and to stop using fabric softener. I have been using this washing lotion since Monday and it's now Saturday. After this rambling can anyone advise whether it is the stopping of the oestrogen that is causing these problems or whether my hypo symptoms and dose will have been affected due to no longer taking hrt.
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