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Taking treatment for thyroid. What else should be done? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Oct-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor:good morning
User:HI Doctor
User:Good Morning
User:I have one query
Doctor:please ask me
User:My wife has thytoid problem
User:from last 8 months she is under diagnosis
Doctor:sorry about that
Doctor:is she on treatment as well?
User:now her TSH leve is 0.95
Doctor:this is very low
User:it got reduced
User:but antibodies are 1900
User:which is distubing us
User:is there any reason beacuse of this anti bodies
Doctor:the antibodies are high as well
User:misscarring can happen when she is pregnent
Doctor:This may be destroying the thyroid cells
User:doctor told she is ready to concieve
Doctor:What medicine is she taking with dosage?
Doctor:what is her age?
User:eltroxin 100mg(5 days) 50 mg 2 days
User:she is 28 now
Doctor:She has to continue the medicine
Doctor:The dosage is not high
User:yes she is doing
Doctor:Is she under the care of a thyroid specialist?
Doctor:are you planning to have a baby?
Doctor:You can go ahead
Doctor:I do not think there should be problem in it
User:DR XXXXXXX K Mupidi (Advanced Endocrine Diagnistics
User:only thing is Antibodies wont create prob at tht time right
Doctor:it will not create a problem
User:thank you doctor
Doctor:thank you too
User:doctor told that she needs to take tablets lifetime
Doctor:that is what I was about to tell you
User:is there any way antibodies get reduced
Doctor:Even when she becomes pregnant, she has to take the medicine throughout her pregnancy
User:yes doctor suggested same
User:that she needs to take high dosage
Doctor:By continued treatment the antibodies will reduce by themselves
Doctor:Not to worry about this
Doctor:After 1 to 2 years of treatment it will reduce
User:doctor told us there are slight goiters in thyroid
User:even tht wont be much prob right
Doctor:not at all
User:we were unable to recognize because she does not have any symptoms that general thyroid issue patiant will have
Doctor:it happens at times
Doctor:goes unnoticed
User:Thank you Doctor
Doctor:with right treatment, she should be normal soon
User:i hope her treatement is in right way
User:the dossage she is ussing is right
Doctor:it is very much correct
User:she is ussin nurokind next also
Doctor:and going in the right direction
Doctor:The dosage is right
Doctor:she can take nurokind next too
User:OK Doctor Thanks you
User:one ore thing doctor
Doctor:ask me
User:we both work in IT
User:we go on two wheeler
User:when she concieve whether traveling on two wheeler crete any prob in intial days
Doctor:since the roads are a mess in India, it is not a safe idea to travel by two wheeler
User:Thank you Good Day
Doctor:same to you
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Wish you both good health
Doctor:Bye for now
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