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Have had Blood test for TSH. What are the findings and medication? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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User:this XXXXXXX
Doctor:how can I help you
User:i recently given the blood samples for TSH test
User:the result is 8.88uIU/ML
User:this is ok or we need take any medicine
Doctor:its higher than normal
Doctor:Its suggestive of hypothryoidism
Doctor:which means that the thyroid is functioning less
Doctor:it needs to be treated
User:what is normal pecentage?
Doctor:we generally give thyroxine tablets
Doctor:upto 4 is normal
User:which type of medicine i need to take?
Doctor:thyroxine supplements need to be started
User:is it recoverable after usage of medicines?
Doctor:its very much treatable
User:can you suggest me tables for that disease?
Doctor:Tables as in?
Doctor:eltroxin tablets need to be taken
Doctor:but since this is a prescription drug
Doctor:you will need to see a physician and get a prescription for yourself
Doctor:in an online format
Doctor:its unethical for me to give you a prescription drug
User:how i can search physician through online
Doctor:you'll have to go and XXXXXXX a physician in person
Doctor:where are you based?
User:from madinaguda hyderabad
Doctor:you have a physician visiting your office
Doctor:from healthcare magic
Doctor:go see her
User:Dr.vishali is visiting every week
Doctor:she'll give you a prescription
User:i dont know she is a physician or not?
Doctor:she is
User:i need to take test for entire thyroid profile test als
Doctor:she's actually a medicine specialist
Doctor:the TSH is enough to start treatment
User:is it XXXXXXX state now?
Doctor:but it needs to be treated
User:what is maximum tolerance?
User:i mean percentage?
Doctor:we dont want you going there XXXXXXX
Doctor:you'll end up in a coma
User:thanks XXXXXXX
Doctor:is there anything else i can help with
User:i want In how many days it will be recovered?
User:i want to know in how many days thyroid will be recovered for my stage?
Doctor:it takes about a month for the levels to come back
Doctor:but the treatment generally needs to be continued for quite a long time
User:what are the causes for this disease?
Doctor:several causes
Doctor:iodine deficiency
Doctor:second, autoimmune when the body starts producing antibodies against the thyroid gland
Doctor:third, some drugs
Doctor:also, you should be avoiding some vegetables like cabbage and things like soyabean, soya milk etc
Doctor:they worsen hypothyroidism
User:thanks once again XXXXXXX
Doctor:are there any more concerns that I can address?
User:that's it
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Have a good day ahead
User:same to you
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