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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :  
My sister had a lump on her thyroid removed in england which was not malignant and does not take any medication. However, every morning she wakes up she suffers from rapid chest pains.
User :  
like a racing heart beat
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
blood tests are all normal
Doctor :  
What is the age
Doctor :  
when was the surgery done
User :  
she is 25
User :  
it was done last year
Doctor :   hello
User :   yes sorry got disc
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   when did u do her thyroid profile??
User :  
prior to surgery
User :  
not sure exactly
User :  
you mean like a test? they did it with a needle
Doctor :  
u better do her thyroid profile again now
Doctor :  
what are the other symptoms she have??
User :  
that is all
User :   what could this symptom be doctor?
User :  
is it serious?
Doctor :  
like feeling warmth...,tremorsor shyivering??
Doctor :  
too much of sweating??
User :  
no
Doctor :  
any eye changes ??
User :   no, just a racing heartbeat in the mornings
Doctor :   relax nothing serious
User :  
but why the heartbeat? is it stress? lack of viatamin d?
User :  
i am worried
Doctor :  
as u have told that she already have some thyroid problem...i just wanna rule out that there is any hyperthyroidism??
Doctor :  
and what abt her menses??
User :   all fine

Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
from how many days she is ahaving this problem??
User :   quite some time a few months

Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
may she is under stress
Doctor :  
did u check her bp??
Doctor :  
is she hypertensive??
Doctor :  
u there??

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