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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I hv done thyroid test can u help me with the result
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   T3 = 163 ng/dl, T4 = 7.70MG/dL.. TSH = 6.22 mIU/ml
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was the test done
User :   age= 36. Married,.one daughter
User :   Test date is on 17 Jun at Thyro care
Doctor :   ok
User :   I understand TSH is above 5.5 means Hypothyroid
Doctor :   ur T3 level is within normal levels
User :   but T3 & T4 is within limit
Doctor :   T4 is within normal limits
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   hypothyroidism TSH levels are more
User :   I am a female FYI
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have to take medicine for long period ?
Doctor :   it depends on the cause of ur hypothyroidism
Doctor :   there will be review
Doctor :   once in three months are so
Doctor :   depending on ur thyroid levels
Doctor :   they will adjust the dose
User :   Then what shall I do now
Doctor :   u can continue with the doctors instructions
User :   Can u tell me the dose of Thyrot..
Doctor :   endocrinologists
Doctor :   The prescription medicines are given after the cause is exactly made out. Since we haven't physically examined you, it is inappropriate and unethical to prescribe you medicine which is scheduled. Hence see the endocrinologist for the medicine that you require
Doctor :   anything else u want to knowa bout
Doctor :   Please fill this Feed back form I send, while I type the necessary information, say done when done.
User :   OK Thanks
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   Have you filled the Feedback form that I sent you?
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   yes
Doctor :   please go ahead with it
User :   what are the foods to be avoided
User :   any restriction as I was on a weight loss programme 2 mths back
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   certain foods, supplements and medications can impair absorption of synthetic thyroid hormone.
Doctor :   Iron supplements or vitamin supplements containing iron
Doctor :   Calcium supplements
Doctor :   Soybean flour
Doctor :   You don't need to follow a special diet if you have hypothyroidism as long as you take thyroid hormone replacement as directed by your doctor. Many Web sites promote hypothyroidism diets that supposedly increase thyroid function by adding or eliminating certain foods. But there is no evidence that these hypothyroidism diets work.
Doctor :   any doubts
User :   OK any type of food to be avoided ?
Doctor :   there is no restriction as such
Doctor :   u need to take medicine as advised
User :   shall there is any cause to worry
Doctor :   dont worry if u take medicines on time and have regular follow
User :   will it become normal after sometime or I have to continue long time medicine
Doctor :   there is no cause of worry
Doctor :   many people do have this problem
Doctor :   ur not the only one
Doctor :   yes it depends on the cause
Doctor :   if it is due to
User :   OK Many Thanks......
Doctor :   ur welcome
User :   Bye
Doctor :   bye for now
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