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Hypothyroidism, weight gain, high prolactin levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Average Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi..
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query.
User :   actually...i was consulting doctor yesterday....and today while i calculated my BMI..i got it as 25..
User :   which is i guess overweight
User :   so i wrote my query in the box ther..n i landed up in chat with u..
User : u think BMI 25 is bad..?
User :   wat shud i do to control it?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   No it is not bad.
Doctor :   what is your weight.
User :   62 kgs
Doctor :   What is your height.
User :   5 2 "
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i hav been recently diagonised with hypothyroid too
Doctor :   ok.
User :   so how can u help me..
User :   ?
Doctor :   have you taken treatment for it.
Doctor :   you will hav eto start treatment.
User :   yes..
User :   actually last month i missed my periods and went to a gynac..
Doctor : there any gain of weight.
Doctor :   ok.
User :   he told me to do a couple of blood tests..
Doctor :   Are you married.
User :   yes..i have gained weight in past 4-5 months
User :   yes..recently..6 months now
Doctor :   all these problems can arise due to thyroid.
User :   yes ..thats wat she told..
User :   i also hav my prolactin levels high...
User :   insulin is high..
Doctor :   You will have to control it ,later your weight and mesturation problems will come down.
User :   ok...
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   can u advise me how do i go about controling my weight..?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   As i told you you have to control your thyroid ten only it will be regularised.I shall tell adietician to plan a diet chart according to your problems.
Doctor :   Is it ok.
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