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Hypothyroidism and Pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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User :   hello sir,
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i am 25 year married woman
Doctor :Ok
User :   actually recently i went through blood test
User :   and i found that i have thyroid
Doctor :Ok
User :   i have percentage of 5.88
User :   which is marginal
Doctor :Is it hypothyroidism
User :   but my problem is i am planning for my baby
Doctor :   May I know the values of TSH, T3 and T4
User :   its 5.88
User :   will this affect my planning on my baby?
User :   as its affecting my eyes also
Doctor :   The TSH is high
Doctor :so it is hypothyroidism
User :   i am using add tears drops
User :   ok
Doctor :Yes this can affect your planning
User :   what i should do now?
Doctor :   Now you have to take medicines
User :   is it? i am getting problem of dry eyes also?
Doctor :and the medicine shall go
Doctor :for long term
Doctor :and the constant follow up
Doctor :   with lab tests and review of the dosage
Doctor :   for thyroxine supplement is very important
Doctor :   In the initial days the doctor shall start with low dose and increase it gradually to see and stabilize it

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