Spoke with endocrine doctor and she said to stop testing for endocrine, thyroid, hormone, pituitary, autoimmune diseases, etc as it is a waste of time. Just after I private paid to have pituitary blood levels checked and primary care doc ordered MRI. She said it can't be pituitary since I'm still getting my period fairly regularly. She thinks all my symptoms are from food and pain medicine. I eat healthy, fresh fruit, veggies, gluten free, and organic and bits of 1-2 5mg Percocet in a 24 hr period, as it is the only thing that helps with the pain. Pain is one of my main symptoms along with dizziness, brain fog, weight gain, light sensitivity and vision issues, frequent nausea and migraines. I've had all of the symptoms for over a year, the pain has gotten worse the last couple months and that is when I started the pain medicine. So far the tests that have been abnormal are TSH 0.01, multiple cold nodules in thyroid gland, and uptake scan showed hypo at 7% (10-20%). I agree that we've looked as far as possible into thyroid and ideally should not be taking pain medicine, but am in a lot of pain and think the source of the pain should be figured out. Do others agree that looking into endocrine and pituitary are a waste of time? If it's not that, what else could it be?
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