While assessing a patient suspected of having hypothyroidism, the nurse would expect to observe which of the following symptoms?

Facial edema
Weight gain


• Common clinical manifestations of hypothyroidism include fluid retention, facial edema, cold intolerance, weight gain, bradycardia, and depression

• Common clinical manifestations of hyperthyroidism include weight loss, heat intolerance, tachycardia, anxiety, and hyperactivity

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