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I have been losing weight gradually and consistently.  i recently did a blood test and my Doctor told me I had hypothyroid.  When asked if this could contribute to my weight loss, he said I should be gaining weight instead!  What seems to be happening?
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393685 tn?1425812522
It is common in hypothyroidism to weight gain - but some do experience loss at times.

I wish I was in that catorgory :)

If you have your labs available we can see if the board has more additional thoughts?
454046 tn?1244565593
hi there,

hows your appetite? hypothyroidism can suppress your appetite which can sometimes lead to weight

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362809 tn?1233506554
Whenever I am hypothyroid, I lose weight.  How is your appetite?  When I'm hypo, it is a struggle to eat and I have to make myself do it.  I was recently hypo in preparation for radioactive iodine treatment and I lost 20 pounds.  
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