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Review: could Hypothyroidism cause Lymphedema (Lymphatic obstruction)?

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 130,407 patients) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Levothroid, Cytomel.

Lymphedema

Lymphedema (a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling of lymph node) (latest reports from 423 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hiv infection, birth control, obesity.

On Sep, 13, 2014: 32,918 people who have hypothyroidism are studied. Among them, 1 (0.00%) has Lymphedema.

Trend of Lymphedema in hypothyroidism reports

Gender of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Lymphedema * :

FemaleMale
Lymphedema100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Lymphedema * :

Lymphedema0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
n/a

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Neuroendocrine tumour (1 people, 100.00%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Levothyroxine sodium (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Afinitor (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • At age 78, I know I must have some arthritis in most of my joints, but have had absolutely no pain until about a month after starting Levothyroxine. Changed to Synthroid and it didn't help. Joint is swollen and mishapen and is quite sore and achy. I am very careful not to bump it and try not to use that finger any more than I have to. I definitely feel that it was the Levo that started it all. I am also having a very difficult time losing weight on the meal plan that I usually lose on. Stomach and thigh areas seem larger.

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Hypothyroidism is also known as: Adult hypothyroidism, Hypothyroid, Hypothyroids, Hypothyroidy, Low Thyroid, Myxedema, Under Active Thyroid, Under Active Thyroids, Underactive Thyroid.

Lymphedema is also known as: Lymphatic obstruction.

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