Swollen fingers in the morning

Hello,

I have been on NDT for about 3 weeks now and have noticed that my fingers are really swollen in the morning when I wake up. I can tell because my rings are so tight I can barely take them off. Then by the afternoon the swelling totally goes away and my rings are practically falling off. Is water retention a normal side effect of NDT?

I am also on progesterone and DHEA.

Thanks for your input.

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  • Water retention is a symptom of hypothyroidism, not NDT.

    It is likely that your dose of NDT is too low. If you have blood test results put them on a new post and you should get helpful replies.

  • oddly the same thing happened to me..i was on 100 t4 and was taking 1.5 g ndt yet swollen fingers and plantar fascitis in one foot really bad...increased to 2 grains for a week didnt stop either...i have did blood test and havent gotten results yet but cant wait to post

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