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Prescribed Eltroxin for irrelevant talking. Tests normal

Dear Doctor, Now My father age is 81.He is retired state level officer from Tamilnadu government. Last week suddenly he was talking irrelevantly. We went to Doctor ,as per Doctor’s advice we have taken CT , MRI , Abdomen and Echo ,blood tests which these results are shown normal. TSH value (Thyroid test) only 39.6 which is above normal. SO doctor prescribed Eltroxin tab. But still my father is in same .
Asked On : Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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Welcome to HCM,
It seems that your father might have Transient ischemic attack in the brain giving rise to this problem, which is very common at this age.
Continue with the medicine Eltroxin, if it is due to thyroid problem, it will take some time to give its effect.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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