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Thyroid hormone levels and Conception - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u ?
Doctor :   hello are u there ?
User :   Hi
User :   Doctor you remember i was discussing with you may be 2 weeks ago
User :   about my conception...and you asked me to get TSH done
Doctor :   yeah i do remember
User :   thnx
User :   the report says 4.1
Doctor :   so how have the reports been ?
Doctor :   ok TSH is ok
User :   yeah
User :   but my doc put me on thyronorm tabs as she says if i have to conceive the level shud be 3
Doctor :   how are the levels of t3 and t4 levels ?
User :   i havent got those levels tested
Doctor :   and have u done the tests like FSH, LH as well ?
User :   she juss asked me to go for TSH
Doctor :   ok
User :   earlier i got those tests done may be a yr was normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so can you specifiy the current medications that u are taking ?
User :   sure
User :   i m currently taking Folfit
User :   and for first 5 days she first put me on fertomid and then after i ovulated she gave me progesterone...which i need to take till my next period starts
Doctor :   ok
User :   howver she asked me to stop progesterone once i get my period...
Doctor :   that seems ok
User :   after my period starts she asked me to stop all the medication...except for thyronorm and folfit
User :   she wants to check if i ovulate on my own
User :   without any medication
Doctor :   I hope you remember the importance and the uses of progesterone that i had explained last time to you
User :   yeah i remember that
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   So I hope you are getting your periods regularly?
User :   yes i m getting my periods regularly
User :   but i m really not sure if ihave to take thyronorm
Doctor :   may i know the dose of thyronorm that has been prescribed ?
User :   its 25mcg
Doctor :   this is a very low dose and is nothing to bother about
Doctor :   IF possible get the T3 & T4 levels done
User :   yeah sure
Doctor :   this will help to get complete picture
User :   k
User :   so shall i continue taking these tabs then
Doctor :   yes '
User :   ok
User :   Thank you doctor
Doctor :   You r welcome
User :   okay doctor i ll see u again once i get the tests done..also lemme know when can i get these tests done
Doctor :   ok , thanks for consulting me here
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
User :   thanks you too
User :   bye
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