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Thyroid tests show TSH level is 0.03, T3 level 184 and T4 level 13.50, deficiency of vitamin B-12, over weight since childhood, - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   good morning doctor
User :   i have a query related to my thyroid
User :   last weekend i got some blood tests done for myself
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Good morning,Dr.
Doctor :   Yes
User :   TSH level is 0.03, T3 level is 184 and T4 level is 13.50
Doctor :   Proceed with your query
Doctor :   ok
User :   and i never had any thuroid problem in past
User :   m 25 years old female
User :   does it mean i have thyroid??
Doctor :   ok
User :   not complete health checkup but approx 8 blood tests
User :   i have deficieny of Vit B12 also
User :   its 140
Doctor :   di you undego a complete health checkup
User :   everything else is fine except these 2 things
User :   i will start medicies for vit B12
User :   but i am not very sure of my thyroid
Doctor :   ok
User :   so it means not i need to be on medicines for rest of my life??
Doctor :   Yes you have thyroid
User :   then what is the medication for this??
User :   is this hyper or hypo??
User :   is it severe??
Doctor :   And the reasons for your Vit b12 deficiency is due to this
Doctor :   Not necessary.
User :   not as such
Doctor :   Once you start treatment it will come down in a few mon ths.
Doctor :   what are your symptoms.
User :   m overweight since childhood
User :   right now m 80 kgs
Doctor :   Do you have sweating,nervousness
User :   height is 5'7''
User :   heart beat is ok
Doctor :   Increased in heart beat,any weight gain or loss
User :   no
Doctor :   Are you married.
User :   but i lost 8-9 kgs in last one n half yrs, may be due to work stress.. but i did not do any exercises
User :   20 kgs seems so impossible
Doctor :   You will have to reduce your weight.That can cause your ailment too.
Doctor :   Atleast 20 kgs.
User :   i really dont get time to work out or gymming
Doctor :   You have lost weight due to throid reated problems.
User :   but i take care of food now.. i avoid junk or oily food
User :   oh
Doctor :   In the future even conceiving child will be a problem if you do not lose weight and clear your throid problem.
User :   so should i consult some Gen Physician for medication for thyroid??
User :   right
User :   i will try to give it time too
Doctor :   That alone wont help.Just like we make time for eating food,sleeping,talking to friends you have tpo make time for exercise.
User :   ok
User :   and one more thing
User :   pure veg
Doctor :   Yes you have to meet general physician.
User :   from last 4-5 days m having swollen gums and m not able to eat anythin
Doctor :   Are you a vegetarian or non veg
User :   whole mouth is red and ithching is there
User :   is it due to vit b12 only??
Doctor :   ok.Take lots of skimmed milk and curd for Vitb12 deficeincy.
Doctor :   ok.
User :   oh
User :   ok so now i will soon meet a gen physician and will start working on my weight
Doctor :   the whole problem is due to weight,then throid problem are arisen,next vit b12 deficiency.
User :   ok
User :   ok ok
Doctor : are asking about swoollen gums.yes there is possibility.
User :   i will do that
User :   no not any more..
Doctor :   Then you meet a dentist.
User :   thanks so much doc
Doctor :   You might be having infection of gums.
User :   thank you... bye..
Doctor :   Do you having any more queries;
Doctor :   ok.Thanks for consulting us.
Doctor :   TAke care.
Doctor :   Bye
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