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Thyroid swelling

Thyroid swelling

I have a pacemaker and take diuretics for fluid retention. I take a multi-vitamin which contains 100% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of iodine from kelp along with Levothyroxine for my thyroid. In the past two weeks, I have noticed that my thyroid is swollen in the morning upon awakening, but the swelling decreases a short time thereafter. I asked my endocrinologist about this and a scan was done of my thyroid and I was told that it was fluid buildup and I should cut down further on my… read more

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A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Strange. I would think that fluid intake should be decreased. Oh well, live and learn.
Have a good day! :)

posted 8 days ago
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