My mother is 65 years old. All her general physical parameters are normal and she is leading a normal healthy life. But, she suffers from migraine. So whenever she has migraine headache, she takes Analgin (Novalgin) medicine.
Few days back, she took the Analgin and noticed swelling in her left forearm (photo attached). This swelling has occurred in past too, but this time it persists for a week along with general body pain, fatigue and mild sweating at times. BP and temperature are normal. Family doctor suggested full body check up, chest x-ray, few blood tests and thyroid test specifically. All came normal except thyroid (report attached).
She did not take any medicine for the swelling yet. Please suggest what could be the cause? How can we prevent it?
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From the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) her TSH levels are high with normal T3 and T4 which suggests hypothyroidism. Most of the times hypothyroidism has normal T3 and T4. So hypothyroidism cannot be ruled in that case. Her complaints like sweating and everything fits under hypothyroidism.
I would like to know whether she had any recent injury (including minor trauma)?
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Hello doctor, There is no such injury or trauma. She is just feeling very tired and fatigue, rare sweating too. Please check her full body reports apart from thyroid as many other parameters appear to be above and below normal. Especially I would like to know whether her cholesterol and liver are alright? I am pleased for your advice.
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