So, last Saturday, I noticed that one of my eyes were bigger than the other and started to freak out abit. Went to the Dr on Monday and straight away she asked if I had family history of Thyroid problems. I said no and she said that straight away she could see my thryroid and did a couple of tests - reflexes etc and they seemed to point to overactive thyroid, which made me feel alittle better as I was of course thinking the worst like a tumour
Anyway, I went off to get blood tests done and yesterday, after a very anxious wait at the Drs, I was diagnosed with Graves Disease. But then she said that my level of antibodies was only 88 where as sometimes it can be up in the thousands and that she wasn't 100% sure then ??
But then she called the endocrinoligist (sp) and gave him my results and asked what meds to start on (I'm breastfeeding my 10 mo) and gave me a very low dosage for a month to give me time to wean, and after she got off the phone she didn't say anymore about not being sure so I'm gathering I def do?
does anyone here have Graves Disease?
I'm glad I know what it is now and that it can be treated, and I guess it was pretty good timing as my 10 mo is my fourth and last so I don't have to worry about pregnancy upsetting my levels.
I'd just like others to share their experience? tia