Review: could Hypothyroidism cause Lymphedema?
Summary: Lymphedema could be caused by Hypothyroidism, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Neuroendocrine tumour, and take Levothyroxine sodium.
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Hypothyroidism (latest reports from 128,795 patients) is typically treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothroid, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Armour Thyroid.
Lymphedema (a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling of lymph node) (latest reports from 411 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hiv infection, birth control, weight loss.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 32,504 people who have hypothyroidism are studied. Among them, 1 (0.00%) has Lymphedema. They amount to 0.24% of all the 410 people who have Lymphedema on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Lymphedema * :
Age of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Lymphedema * :
Severity of the symptom * :
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Neuroendocrine tumour (1 people, 100.00%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Levothyroxine sodium (1 people, 100.00%)
- Afinitor (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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