Hi all - Very happy to have found this group. The first I have ever really joined medically. I usually just read and leave.
Little bit about me and what is going on.
I had terrible acne for my entire life and IBS. My brother has Chrones disease. Nothing treated my acne not even acutane after three tries. I worked out and never lost weight I was moody etc. Finally was diagnosed with Hypothyroid and I am on 100 of lyvothyrxine I believe. I was told I have PCOS and was given the mirena IUD two years ago. Things started to get weird. Long very upsetting story short I started to have crazy symptoms. Chronic itching vulva, pain in my arms, dizzy, fatigue, bloating, Throat and chest infections, and everyone kept saying none of it was connected to the mirena or the IUD. I was passing out and couldn't feel my face. I took the Mirena out and all things went away and all of these woman I spoke too had similar symptoms on the Mirena that mimicked auto immune disorders. Since that time where I was sick I gained a enlarged right tonsil that never went down. I had it scanned it has been with me for about a year. I am now seeing a specialist to see what is going on. It seems to flare up during different times. I am not sure if it is connected to my thyroid or PCOS or diet. But what I have learned is it's never not connected. If anyone has any thoughts let me know. I have not been tested for antibodies yet and will be doing that soon.