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Reeeally itchy legs (and swollen too!)

(4 Posts)
thecuntureshow Tue 17-Jun-14 22:10:42

I have such itchy legs! Just in the last couple of days. Mainly down the front between my knees and ankles.

My feet and ankles have been swollen too, well, more so than usual. Is it just poor circulation.

Any ideas? Please don't tell me to go to the doctor - I'm in there so much I'm sure it says 'hypochondriac' on my file!

I have underactive thyroid.

digerd Wed 18-Jun-14 06:09:25

I expect you are taking Thyroxine to counteract the underactivity.
I have had swollen legs twice in my long life.
1st was when my Thyroid was overactive - had a skinny body and swollen legs including thighs.
2nd. Was Cellulitis from an insect bite with severe itching. GP put me on antibiotics.
I advise you to see GP or nurse. Good luck

FabULouse Wed 18-Jun-14 06:20:20

Do they need moisturising?

thecuntureshow Wed 18-Jun-14 21:37:16

I don't think they do but it can't hurt!

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