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Hypothyroid, putting on weight, insulin is high, - 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 :   hii
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   are u a General physician or some specialist..
User :   ?
Doctor :   I am a General Physician and believe to help you within my expertise and if required I would refer a specialist.
User :   alrite...actualy recently i have been detected with hypothyroid....
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i'm generally healthy and always lead a healthy life..offlate i observed that i'm puttin on weight....
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have been married for 6 months now....and since past 2 months facing problems with my chums visited a gynac...
Doctor :   Ok
User :   she recommended a couple of basically chk if i hav PCOS/PCOD..
Doctor :   OK
User :   n hypothyroid was detected..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   she has also told me too control diet n reduce weight..
User :   how can u help and advise me on...
Doctor :   OK
User :   u can think m kind of taking second opinion from u..
Doctor :   I would like to know a few more things to suggest you better: Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   sure
User :   27
Doctor :   Are there any associated symptoms along with weight gain, like temperature intolerance, irritability.
User :   not exactly...
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Are you on any medications at present?
User :   but post marriage i have moved to a new place...job profile is also different ..
Doctor :   OK
User :   yes..m on medication at present..
Doctor :   May I know the name of those medications?
User :   i'm not carryin the prescription...but there is one medicine i hav in morning empty stomach..thats for thyroid..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   d other medicine i can recall is glycomet 500
Doctor :   that would be thyroid supplements like eltroxin.
User :   yes..
Doctor :   May I know why glycomet was prescribed?
User :   glycomet ..m carryin as i take tat before lunch..half tablet..
User :   she told me glycomet will convert the food in energy....i gues tat will help me maintain the BMI
User :   actualy my insulin is also high...
User :   tat too was detected in the blood tests..
Doctor :   Glycomet is for diabetes, it reduces blood sugar levels.
User :   ohhh..
User :   so shud i take tat or not?
User :   cos i dnt hav diabetes..
Doctor :   Please discuss regarding this tablet again with your doctor.
User :   ok..sure i'll chk tat..
User :   may be since the insulin is high tat y she must hav recommended me tat..
Doctor :   Regarding your hypothyroid, did you get your thyroid profile checked and may I know the reports.
User :   wat would u like to knw..
User :   actually m at work..n not carryin the reports..
Doctor :   Insulin too produces hypoglycemia that is reductin in blood glucose levels and glycomet too has same effects.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   however i knw that the thyroid was more than the range given in the repoprt..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so when can i discuss my reports with u?
User :   any other tym u'll be available..
Doctor :   You can discuss about the reports with me or any other doctor available on chat or can mail me.
Doctor :   I will go through the reports and reply through mail.
User :   ok..i'll do that...
User :   but now since u knw my case history..
Doctor :   OK
User :   i would like to spk to u again and discuss..
Doctor :   No problem.
User :   so if suppose tomorw or may be day after tomorw i would like to chat with u..
User :   i should i get in touch with u?
Doctor :   You can login to chat and if I am not available, you can ask them to give you a call when I am available, so that I will give you a call or can ask you to login again to chat with me.
User :   ok..
User :   and shud i mail u the reports from my personal id or official id?
User :   i guess this service is exclusively for HSBC employees
Doctor :   That wouldn matter. any mail id you wish.
Doctor :   official id would be better.
User :   ok
User :   thnx for your time doctor..
Doctor :   I would go through the reports and mail you the reply and if required give you a call.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Take care
User :   ok..thank you.bye.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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