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Date : 11-Jul-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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User:hi doctor
Doctor:Hi
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I underwent some basic tests
Doctor:Ok
User:here are some report details regarding thyroid test
User:TEST NAME METHOD VALUE UNITS REFERENCE RANGE TOTAL TRIIODOTHYRONINE (T3) C.L.I.A 97 ng/dl 60 - 200 TOTAL THYROXINE (T4) C.L.I.A 10.2 μg/dl 4.5 - 12.0 THYROID STIMULATING HORMONE (TSH) C.L.I.A 5.26 μIU/ml 0.30 - 5.5
User:Sorry, it is in wrong format
User:T3 is 97 ng/dl by CLIA method
Doctor:OK
User:T4 is 10.2 ug/dl
User:TSH is 5.26 uiU/ml
User:Are these values OK?
User:They are with in normal limits but i got doubt on the TSH which is nearing the upper limits of normal range which is 5.5
User:Does that signal that I may get thyroid disease in near future?
Doctor:No
Doctor:Actually your levels are in normal range and you need not have to worry
User:if there are any swallowing problem with those above report values does it signal some problems
Doctor:Let me know more about that swallowing problem
User:some times i feel like there is something in my throat.
User:it does not create problems with swallowing actually but i feel something is there in throat (pulling sensation)
Doctor:It may due to various other reasons like sorethroat, allergy, viral infection etc but not due to thyroid problem
User:ok thank you doctor
User:i am 5ft 10in and wt is 86kg andd 31yr old
Doctor:Do not worry about thyroid problem. Results are within normal limits and there is no increased risk based on them
User:one more question doctor
Doctor:Ok
User:i tested my blood sugar level:
Doctor:Ok
User:fasting it is 101
Doctor:Go on, please
User:and 2 hr after having breakfast it is 141.
User:i did it with glucometer
Doctor:Ok
User:are these fine?
Doctor:They too are within normal limits
Doctor:Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User:i checked my BP too. it was 120/80 some times
Doctor:Good
User:and 126/78 some times
User:and 130/80 sometimes
User:are these ok?
Doctor:Not a problem for your age.
User:now i am planning to putdown my wt?
Doctor:I fit exceeds 140/ 90 then tyou need to consider
User:what would be a good wt to putdown per week
Doctor:Nice idea
Doctor:Go ahead
User:i am planning to reduce 1 kg per week with 1 to 2 hr yoga daily
User:without altering my food habits
Doctor:Do not do it drastically
User:once i reduce some 5 to 7 kg then i will plan to change diet
Doctor:Ok
User:so reducing 1 kg per week should be fine right?
Doctor:Do not do it drastically
Doctor:There are no specific limits
User:so i will start with 20 min exercise and slowly reach till 45 min.
Doctor:And in your case there is no need to reduce in such a short time
Doctor:Ok
User:thank u doctor
User:i have no more questions now
Doctor:Ok
User:have a good night
Doctor:You are welcome
User:bye
Doctor:Thanks for consulting. Please rate if you have time. Bye for now
User:sure
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