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Question by  Jewels1 (22)

Is excessive sweating a symptom of under-active thyroid?


Answer by  hartford (506)

Excessive sweating is not a symptom of hypothyroid. It may be a symptom of the opposite condition, over-active thyroid. Under-active thyroid usually exhibits a sensitivity to cold and less sweating.


Answer by  bubbyboy (9929)

Yes, it can be. There can be a lot of other conditions where excess sweating is a symptom. Other symptoms of a sluggish thyroid include extreme fatique, weight gain and depression. If you have any of these other symptoms see your doctor. Excessive sweating can be a sign of some cancers and many other disorders.


Answer by  dog23 (168)

Excessive sweating is not ordinarily a symptom of hypothyroidism, however, it may be a symptom of an over active thyroid, otherwise known as hyperthyroidism.


Answer by  jerryadams45369 (5)

Hello, I have under active thyroid and I do sweat a lot. My doctor said that symptoms can very from patient to patient.


Answer by  Moma123 (1043)

Excessive sweating is not a symptom of under-active thyroid or hypothyroidism. The symptoms of hypothyroidism are, decreased sweating, fatigue, increased sensitivity to cold, depression, muscle cramps, constipation, goiter, thin and brittle finger nails, thing and brittle hair, dry skin, osteoporosis, low basal body temperature, abnormal menstrual cycles, carpal tunnel syndrome, muscle hypotonia, paleness and low heart rate.


Answer by  Rose (6804)

Yes, excessive sweating is a symptom of an under active thyroid. As well as weight gain, being sleepy all of the time and moodiness. You can also test your basal body temperature every day to determine if you have a problem or not. Your doctor can also run blood test to determine if you have it as well.


Answer by  hemantc (169)

Yes,it can be.Other symptom of under-active thyroid include extreme fatique,weight gain and depression.It can also be a sign of some cancers and different disorders.


Answer by  heather88 (1897)

You would have to talk to your doctor to find out. Only the doctor can tell you what is wrong with you. You need to tell the doctor you symtems and they can figure out what the cause is.

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