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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:

I have fluid retention and I take a diuretic 20.mg a day and abstain from salt.

posted 12 days ago
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