Hello, I am a 21 year old female. I have been having trouble for quite some time. My symptoms include; severe fatigue, body aches and pains, muscle weakness, headaches, joint pain, My body produces very thick mucus, both coughing it up and in my stools, stomach troubles ( constipated, pains), swollen lymph nodes for a very long time, frequent infections (pneumonia, multiple cases of tonsillitis, strep throat, or just a flu, but I'm always sick) My body is very sensitive, I can be poked on my arm and it pains for a long time, I bruise quite easily as well. It seems my whole life I have been sick. My doctor has already diagnosed me with hypothyroidism, vitamin D deficiency and I have had a high white blood cell count since last November. I haven't gotten any better since I started taking medicine for my thyroid or a vitamin D supplement,! I have gotten no answers from my family doctor and wondered if there is anyone out there who can give me some advice or answers besides him telling me my white blood cell count is high. Thanks
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replied January 11th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
As you are suffering from hypothyroidism, these symptoms could be due to Addison disease as these two diseases are associated.
I would suggest you to have morning serum cortisol.
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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