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Hypothyroidism

My mother suffers from hypothyroidism and takes medicines -thyronorm 100 mcg and calcium. Recently she has developed lumps of flesh around back of knee and thigh regions. Also her knee joints pain. What's the cause of it. Whom to consult.
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Hello....,hypothyroidism is due to decreased thyroxin harmone. It s commonly associated with weight gain and irregular period..... One need to take medications regularly.. Its long term problem..you should limit their intake of broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage,cauliflower, , turnips,......take her to general surgeon for swelling examination.
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