I have been experiencing odd symptoms for about a year but they have been getting worse over the past few months. These include: swelling of thyroid, lightheadedness, nausea, palpatations, rapid heartbeat, near fainting spells, my body feels like its shaking with a visible shake in my hands, itchy skin, irritibility, anxiety, nervousness, extremities always cold, infections, cloudy thoughts, forgetfulness. i have obvious weight loss, ive had many people comment on it. Although im not a small woman I have noticed it too. The list could go one but these are the most prevalent.
I had my TSH level checked by a doctor by chance due to dizziness, heart palpitations, elevated blood pressure and my TSH level was 0.55. This was the only thyroid test done. I had an ultrasound done in August that showed an enlarged and "thick" thyroid. not sure what that means exactly. I see an endocrinologist in December but am feeling so crummy right now. The near fainting spells are the worst. I feel like I'm in a constant fog of being light headed.
My voice is horse and disappears when I attempt raise my voice or sing. I feel a constant fullness in my neck and get very dizzy when I turn my head to the right side. Its a strange sensation.
Could this be hyperthyroidism? I'm so over feeling like this. What can I expect from the endocrinologist? With my TSH level being 0.55 will I just get brushed off?
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