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Thyroid problem, overweight, birth control pills - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am 27 years old
User :   I am facing a thyoid problem since my childhood
Doctor :   May I know your weight and height?
User :   And i am very much overweight
User :   i tried lot off time dieting and walk
User :   but wont be able to continue for long
Doctor :   ok
User :   Height is 4'9 and weight is 90
Doctor :   When was the thyroid profile done last?
Doctor :   May I know the values
User :   8,9 MONTHS before
User :   reports were ok tht time
Doctor :   that is ok
User :   normal
Doctor :   May I know your medications at the present?
User :   actually i am not having details rite nw
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Why don't you get your thyroid profile done again?
User :   I am taking thyroxine 150
User :   can i get any way to reduce my weight
Doctor :   go ahead
User :   ok i will check
User :   but i think
User :   my over weight is coz of my bad eating habbits ,so is there any medicine which i can intake
Doctor :   That is good that you already know the cause, so you can work towards it
User :   And I also wanna knw taking pregency control pills are harmful/
User :   As it can cause any prob in future will conceving
Doctor :   Pregnancy control pills do make us to put on more weight
Doctor :   yes
User :   IS IT
User :   ok
Doctor :   It usually does not cause any problem in conceiving in the future
User :   They are harmful?
Doctor :   How long have you been using birth control pills?
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   actually not monthly
Doctor :   Why don't you go in for a regular pill?
User :   Mite be 8 pills in a year r so
User :   can u suggest any medicine by which i can control my weight?
Doctor :   In your case weight gain is basically due to hypotyhroidism, and bad eating habits
User :   I was not aware of it
Doctor :   Would you like to go in for a diet consultation with our dietician?
User :   Yes
User :   Yes i can
Doctor :   Sure, one of our customer care team members will call you after the chat, and give you the details
Doctor :   Is that fine with you?
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok yes
Doctor :   As for as your using of Birth control pills, I do not suggest it
User :   Thanks alot
Doctor :   Also get your thyroid profile done again
Doctor :   You can consult an obstetrician regarding the birth control pills
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
User :   But I am not using control pills very frequently
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   I will be available for your health related queries
User :   nO
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   Thanks Doc
User :   ok
User :   Bye
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