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Getting swelling in neck
I have thyroid problem but i used to take thyronom medicine everyday which is prescribed to me but still there is swelling on my neck and hands and i am gaining weight as well.i went to the doctor they just suggested to take medicine everyday.so can you please suggest me what to do or to show to which doctor?
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Standard treatment for hypothyroidism involves daily use of the synthetic thyroid hormone levothyroxine (Levothroid, Synthroid, others). This oral medication restores adequate hormone levels, reversing the signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism. . Treatment with levothyroxine is usually lifelong, but because the dosage you need may change, your doctor is likely to check your TSH level every year.
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