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Leg pain and feeling of laziness due to hypothyroidism. - 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 :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Hi.,
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   How are you ?
Doctor :   I am fine.
Doctor :   Please go ahead with your query.
User :   Doctor, My wife is having thyroid
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   and she is taking 100 mg thyroxin daily
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is it hypothyroid or hyperthyroid?
Doctor :   Since when does she have this problem?
User :   I am not sure but we do test as TSH
User :   2 years ago
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   but she always feels pain in her legs
User :   is this could be because of thyroid ?
Doctor :   Which parts of the leg is the pain?
User :   whole leg
Doctor :   Is there any swelling of legs?
User :   yes
User :   sometimes
User :   specially in the foot
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   The swelling is due to the hypothyroidism
User :   okie
Doctor :   does she have any other health problems?
User :   no
User :   she feels lazy most of the times
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I am sorry doctor, may I know your good name and location ?
Doctor :   That is a consequence of the thyroid problem.
Doctor :   When was the last Thyroid Profile done
User :   yes
User :   it was under control but still the health problems are same
User :   last month
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   Could you please suggest me any good doctor for this in?
Doctor :   I suggest that you get it repeated again in another week or so, as it appears that the values are not getting controlled by the dosage given.
User :   ok
Doctor :   You should also ask your wife to exercise regularly and elevate het legs while sleeping with a pillow
User :   currently ,We are getting treatment in Hospital
Doctor :   Get the profile done at reputed centres like
User :   ok, she does
Doctor :   You can find out the nearest location at
User :   We get the test at Dr. Labs
User :   ok
Doctor :   As we are based we dont have the necessary infor,mation in .
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can check
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   ok
User :   yes, it is
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   I haven't got that
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form?
User :   yes
User :   Thanks alot
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