Hi I am 28yrs old. I have been diagnosed with an autoimmune condition with my immune system attacking my thyroid as I have raised thyroid antibodies (TPO) in my blood.
I have recently ovulated however I am experiencing very painful ovulation cramps again and the ovulation hasn't even taken place a week ago! This pain is ovulation pain I am sure, as it's a stretching kind of pain.
I have a blood test tomorrow, is it possible that anything thyroid-related would show up in this as I'm being tested for TSH, T3, T4 and thyroid autoantibodies along with a CBC? Is it possible also that my condition is worsening? I don't know for how much longer I can put up with this pain if the condition is now developing into full-blown Hashimoto's/Hypothyroidism and I'm not on any treatment for it.
In Hashimoto’s disease the common symptoms are fatigue, sensitivity to cold, heavy or prolonged periods, constipation, dry skin, puffy face, hoarseness, high cholesterol, hair loss, memory loss, irritability, weight gain, muscle and joint aches, weakness, flaky nails, and fertility problems. Hypothyroidism resulting from Hashimoto's disease is treated with levothyroxine and you will need a blood test every 6-12 months to check your thyroxine levels. Avoid intake of leafy and cruciform greens like kale, spinach, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and mustard greens, along with peanuts, pine nuts and millet. Do consult an endocrinologist. Early treatment will be helpful. I hope it helps.
Best luck and regards!
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.