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Recently endocrinologist doctor gave me a LevoThyroxone prescription to take for low thyroid hormones. I have been experiencing some heart palpitations and am feeling hot most of the time. It appears the medicine is causing me to sweat more as well and so I went to see a P.A. and they mentioned I probably am experiencing some condition as a side effect of hidrohyposis or something with the sweating.

Is this normal and do I have anything to worry about? I hope I can see my doctor again soon, but he is on vacation for the next 1.5 weeks, so I am unable to get ahold of him for a while.

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replied January 29th, 2019
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!
I read your question and I understand your concern.
Thyroxine takes time to show its full effects.
It doesn't seem to be due to thyroxine. This could be due to anxiety disorder. I would suggest you to have TSH after 6 weeks of starting thyroxine to sort it out.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care

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