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Have got thyroid during pregnancy, irregular periods after delivery. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 20-Jul-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:dr i want to discuss about my wife thyride
User:due to this her mensis not regular interval,after 6 month pregnenc
User:thyrox 12.5,25,50 mg he was takenat time of pregnenc
User:right now no medicin taken
User:so please suggest how i control this
Doctor:ok when did she get the last thyroid tests done?
User:in april13
Doctor:What were the reports?
User:its below limit
Doctor:Is she breast feeding her baby?
Doctor:She will not get her periods untill she is breast feeding
Doctor:It is due to high lactational hormones
Doctor:That said
Doctor:She does need thyroid supplements since her thyroid hormones are below normal
Doctor:I want you discuss this issue with a physician and check how much dose can she take
Doctor:Alternately she can start with the lowest dose 12.5 mcg
Doctor:and increase slowly until she feels free of hypothyroid symptoms
Doctor:She also needs to regularly monitor her thyroid levels
Doctor:She has to take care of her lifestyle
User:which symptoms
Doctor:The symptoms of hypothyroidism are usually fatigue and slowness
Doctor:These symptoms may overlap with symptoms of hig lactational hormones
Doctor:She should not try to reduce her weight till she is breast feeding
Doctor:She should do some exercise regularly
Doctor:She should take nutritious diet and pure water
Doctor:She should take more of fruits and vegetables
Doctor:Do you have any questions here?
User:no thanks
Doctor:ok then
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Doctor:Bye for now
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