Hi all newbie here, really in need of advice asap as I have an appointment with my GP this Tuesday and could do with some advice to go armed!. I'll try to condense my story I was due to have surgery last September on my stomach but in my surgery check I was found to be very anaemic and have a potential thyroid issue. I've been on iron tablets since and my haemoglobin has gone up from 7 to 12 yay! But I am still absolutely shattered all the time. Example is today have worked a shift, 8 till 4 and have only just woke up after falling asleep when I got home ( this is routine now. I only work 16-20 hours a week and spend the rest of my time shattered or asleep!) My GP said nothing about my thyroid result last year except that he wouldn't treat it or investigate it and I left it at that, blaming my anaemia for my fatigue. He didn't give me the results either. I was at hospital again on Thursday, another pre surgery check and the consultant asked if I had had any thyroid investigation or treatment as a more recent blood test in February had shown a TSH reading of 6 and a T4 reading of just under 10 and that they had advised my GP to start me on thyroxine. I don't know anything about thyroid issues so really don't know how to handle this with my GP especially as I have only just found out now nearly 5 months later that he wrote to my GP advising to start thyroxine. My GP has not been in touch with me. Any advice would be fabulous before I go and any help re my blood results. I am pretty clueless. Other symptoms apart from extreme fatigue are very sore joints and migraines 8 days out of 14 and anaemia if not on iron plus really fluctuating body temperature. Thank you in advance p.s my weight has increased by 3 stone in 2 years with no change to eating habits.
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