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Anxiety regarding the thyroid test reports - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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User :   hi
User :   here
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr here
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   sir you remeber i contact last time
User :   for my THROID
Doctor :   Yes i do and also for Lipid levels
User :   yes
User :   i checked with my doctor
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he is telling no need to do anything
User :   i am really confused
User :   you suggested me to consult specialist
User :   but it's very costly
User :   i don't know what to do
Doctor :   If your thyroid levels are normal then it is fine
User :   TSH 1.05/FT4 18.81
User :   you advice on this
Doctor :   TSH is within normal range
Doctor :   For FT4 do you have any idea by which method what is done?
User :   ELISA
User :   TSH AND FT4 was elisa method
Doctor :   If done by ELISA method upto 20.5 is normal level so you do not worry. Above 22 is hyoerthyroid.
Doctor :   *hyperthyroid
User :   do i need to repeat test frequently
Doctor :   No need to. you can get it done yearly checked.
User :   last time you suggested to me contact Endocrinologist
User :   no one here in our contry to check
User :   online is bit costly
Doctor :   Since all of your levels are within normal range it is fine but if you have any doubt you can consult Endocrinologist
User :   is their any symptom we fill in daily routine
User :   for hyperthyroid
Doctor :   It can be extreme tiredness, weight loss, excessive sweating, diarrhoea, inability to sleep
User :   how much wait loss ? my sleep is disturb but i don' know is it b'case of streess or what
Doctor :   Weight loss should be significant.Sleep may be disturbed because of stress. When your levels are also normal in test why are you taking unnecessary tension.? Also it cannot be that your levels are normalo and then also you have hyperthyroid
User :   c i was worried as my doctor telling it's ok and other doctor and u adviced me to check with specialist
User :   i am worried as i am only earning family member
User :   with 4 dependent
Doctor :   Its entirely your personal decision whether you want to take an opinion from specialist or not.
User :   you advice me my entire life depend on your advice as here no one to advice correctly
Doctor :   Since you are the only earning member i will advice you to get a specialist opinion from an endocrinologist in person.
User :   but even though you think report is ok we need to consult
User :   we do not have specialist here
Doctor :   I have already explained you that the reports are normal and now you should take a decision whether you want to take an opinion or not as you are already too much stressed because of this.
User :   it's ok
User :   last question
User :   does TSH and FT4 can be change in day to day routine because of my stress etc
Doctor :   No they cant change daily.
User :   is any time remain
Doctor :   2 minutes
User :   my doctor has give me inderal
User :   what can be reason
Doctor :   He must have given you for anxiety
User :   hope no problem in continuing that
Doctor :   You can continue
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