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Fatigue, lack of concentration, hypothyroidism - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please continue with your queries
User :   my problem is
User :   thyroid
User :   according to report T3 and T4 are normal
User :   TSH is 13
Doctor :   Ok thyis is elevated
Doctor :   Are you taking throxine supplements
Doctor :   but I would like to know
Doctor :   Your age, gender and since how long you have beeen on hypothyroid
User :   what are the reasons behind this problem and what are the precautions?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So are you diagnosed by a doctor?
Doctor :   Do you hve any symptoms?
Doctor :   why did you see a doctor first?
User :   my age is 28 am male. 2 days back i got into knowlege about this problem
User :   yes
User :   fatigue, increasing size of retina of right eye
Doctor :   Ok single report has no significance
User :   he did my thyroid test and then i got above mentioned report
Doctor :   But you have to get completely tested
Doctor :   and if required a repetition of TSH again from same lab after a week or two
User :   i was gone to eye specialist for normal eye test
Doctor :   You should go back to your doctor and show the report and eye testing
User :   okey
User :   so what i should do now
User :   ?
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok what is the dose?
User :   doctor had suggested me to take thyronorm capsules
Doctor :   Which specialist did you see?
User :   i have taken single dose of 50 mcg
Doctor :   I am not sure what is on your doctor's mind, If I were you physician, I would wait and repeat the test and then start
Doctor :   Do you have a family history
Doctor :   of thyroid
User :   MBBS MD
Doctor :   are you putting on weight?
Doctor :   Daytime sleepiness?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have problem at your work place?
Doctor :   Are you refreshed after sleep?
User :   i havent noticed yet
User :   sometimes
Doctor :   Are you able to complete the work on time
Doctor :   and able to pace up with others?
User :   no problem at workplace
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So you are showing up few symptoms
Doctor :   Ok, you may go ahead and take the tablets
User :   fatigue after taking sufficient sleep.. and i feel down while doing work... less concentration
Doctor :   and keep TSh tested once every two weeks and let the doctor know
Doctor :   We need to adjust the dose initially
Doctor :   for first couple of months
User :   ok
User :   what is the reason behind this problem
User :   ?
Doctor :   We cannot pin point the cause for each case
User :   ok
Doctor :   If an Endocrinologist they are trained to rule out the cause
Doctor :   with certain other tests
Doctor :   These are not the risk factors
Doctor :   for hypothyroid reason
Doctor :   Family history, autoimmunity and Iodine deficiency
User :   but i take good nutritios food and i live in less polluted area
User :   can i drink? an take oily food?
User :   is there any need of a proper diet chart?
Doctor :   Good diet is always better
Doctor :   To keep the weight under control
Doctor :   Yes but only 2 drinks on a day
User :   can i drink occassionally?
User :   ok
User :   thank you for your suggestion..
Doctor :   Thanks for cosnulting
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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