Hi people, as I have not posted for ages, I suffer from hypothyroidism and have since I was 6. I take levothyroxine 100mcg one day and 125mcg the next. I had been feeling very unwell and lethargic since February, and back and forward to doctors for blood tests, I also had 3 urine infections in last 5 months. Eventually a doctor said I should go and see a specialist as my white blood count had been very low since February, we were then in June. I have a family history of Leukaemia, my brother died of it in the 60s, my Dad died of it 12yrs ago and his brother, my uncle is suffering from it now, So the Doctor said it might be possible, so he sent me to see the heamotologist at the hospital. I have been Waiting and Fretting whilst they did every blood test under the sun, to find out what was wrong with me. I have carried on working as a support worker for people with learning disabilities, but have been going out of my mind with worry. I got my Results Yesterday, it is Immune Neutropenia, so they say, and the doctor thinks its a secondary immune disorder brought on by my underactive thyroid, and age. The Doctor reckons all I need is a 3month blood check of my white cells, nothing more. I am generally well apart from tiredness and bruising very easily, and I do suffer from sinus headaches a lot, but nothing I cant put up with really. I would just like to know if anyone else with thyroid issues has this immune problem too. ???
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