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Hypothyroidism

Hi I am 19 year old female, and I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism a few months ago. I started taking synthroid, 25mcg, then 75mcg, and now recently 88mcg. Ever since I started the medication I am unable to become aroused (turned on, if you will), I am in an exclusive relationship. Is there anything I can do?
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You must have meant hypothyroidism, the text mentions "hyper".  I don't usually see libido problems with thyroid dysfunction unless it is significant dysfunction.  If your thyroid levels are normal, it is hard to make this conclusion, however you should discuss it with your physician to see if the change in brand of medication or the use of a combination T4-T3 approach (such as Synthroid-Cytomel) would be appropriate.
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