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3 Potential Thickened Skin With a Poorly - Defined Border Causes

Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.

  1. 1.Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid, a butterfly-shaped organ inside the neck, no longer produces adequate levels of hormones. Thyroid hormones are essential for many bodily functions including breathing, heart rate, and metabolism.

    Most cases of hypothyroidism require lifelong hormone replacement therapy.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, depressed mood, difficulty concentrating, weight gain, muscle aches
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  2. 2.Hypoparathyroidism

    Hypoparathyroidism is disorder in which the parathyroid glands in the neck do not produce enough parathyroid hormone (PTH). The majority of cases are following surgery.

    4-8 weeks if it's not permanent

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    patchy hair loss, skin thickening, fingernail changes, patchy body hair loss
    Urgency:
    Hospital emergency room
  3. 3.Uterine Fibroids

    Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors in the uterus. They are common in women of childbearing age.

    Treatment ranges from medication to surgical removal of the fibroid.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    vaginal bleeding, pelvis pain, abdominal cramps (stomach cramps), painful periods, irregular period
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Thickened Skin With a Poorly - Defined Border

  • Q.Have you ever been diagnosed with diabetes?
  • Q.Do you have a rash?
  • Q.What is your natural skin color?
  • Q.Have you been on any prescription medications lately?

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Thickened Skin With a Poorly - Defined Border Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced thickened skin with a poorly-defined border have also experienced:

    • 19% Dry Skin
    • 6% Foot Pain
    • 3% Skin Peeling
  • People who have experienced thickened skin with a poorly-defined border had symptoms persist for:

    • 65% Over a Month
    • 13% Less Than a Week
    • 7% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced thickened skin with a poorly-defined border were most often matched with:

    • 11% Hypoparathyroidism
    • 8% Hypothyroidism
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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