I am feeling weak and having weight gain. Why?

Q. Can thyroid problems cause weight gain and fatigue?

Answered by
Dr. Shaikh Sadaf
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Mar 19, 2023

Hi doctor,

I am losing all my strength and gaining weight, and my eyes are failing, along with other symptoms. I had a thyroid test, and the doctor told me it was normal. However, I am concerned about my thyroid's left lobe, and I have also attached my report with this query. Please advise.



Welcome to icliniq.com.

Thank you for your query

I have gone through your report (attachment removed to protect for patient's identity). I suggest you go on and take a fine needle aspiration cytology or biopsy test to be on the safe side, as you cannot leave it without getting it assessed thoroughly, even if the chances are 5 % of malignancy.

Please follow up for further assistance.

Thank you.

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