Hi to all, our problems started probably at birth with our son who is now 12. Appx a year ago he started yr 7 and was bullied because of his size. He started having dizzy spells, this progressed and whilst at home in school hols had a pretty bad one, I took his temperature because he looked deathly and after phoning NHS direct I was told he was hyperthermic and if I couldn't get his temp up in 20 mins I was to get him to A&E because it was an emergency. It took me 2 hours that day to get him to normal levels. That is how we came to thyroid UK. After googling temp drops thyroid kept coming up, after another attack I took him to A&E and they did bloods his TSH was3.3 and his T4 was 13. I was told this was within normal range. After talking with G.P he agreed to do another test after 1 week the results were TSH 5.3 and T4 12 so this is out of range which is TSH 0.4 - 5 and freeT4 9-19. In the meantime we were struck off by 1 paediatrician because I demanded an earlier appt(before December) so we have another for end October. Our GP has refused to medicate and wants to leave it to consultant. Our son now has these temp drop episodes upto 3 times a week he has aches in his legs 24/7 and his quality of life is diminishing. He lost so much schooling last school year(down to 74%) The GP has said he needs medical staff one on one when he returns next week(this won't happen). He is putting on weight of upto 4lb a week. In summary where do we go with G.P? Where do we stand with school? We are pulling our hair out at the moment, can anyone help please?
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