Our expert says:
If you did take Eltroxin 18 months ago then this must have been because of a thyroid problem or did you take Eltroxin to lose weight? If you once required Eltroxin and stopped treatment without consulting your doctor then you may well be experiencing hypothyroidism again. You MUST see an Endocrinologist ASAP, but I don't know one in the East Rand. Please phone your gp and ask him/her to refer you to an Endocrinologist in the Gauteng region even if this dr is not on the East Rand. It is important that you are examined physically to see if you have developed a goitre or nodules on the thyroid and that you receive the correct treatment.
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