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Having thyroid problem, taking eltroxin. Gaining weight and having hair fall. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good evening
User:Good evening, This is XXXXXX.
User:I am a software engineer and 24 years old.
Doctor:Hi XXXXXX
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I want to discuss about my thyroid level.
Doctor:Please proceed
User:I have thyroid problem from past 13 years.
User:I am taking the medicines of electroxin daily.
User:Lat time I have checked with one doctor, and the doctor has suggested me to take the dosage of 150gr per one day and the other day 175 gr
User:And everytime I used to take the T3, T4, and TSH tests.
User:Lat time the new doctor suggested me to take only TSh test.
User:And as per his suggestion I took only TSH test and he gave the dosage like this.
User:But in the last time doctor informed that I am a obesity patient not the thyroid patient.
User:I want to tell you more about this. I have a hythyroid problem.
User:After I am taking this dosage I gained more weight.
User:Yesterday I went to the same doctor and doctor said the samething, And not listening that I have a thyroid problem.
User:Could you help me on this please Doctor..
Doctor:What is your latest TSH level?
User:TSH level is 4.12uIU/ml.
Doctor:May I know your age?
User:And even I am getting more sleep, hair is redusing so much.
User:I am 26 years old.
User:And now my weight is 67.
Doctor:Please repeat your TSH. free T3 and free T4 levels
Doctor:4.12 is usually normal
Doctor:However, your symptoms are confusing
Doctor:Please repeat the test and let me know
User:Okay. Can I take TSH, T3 and T4 tests..
Doctor:Yes, you should take it
User:But my problem is weight now, Why I am getting more weight If I am taking the dosage like this?
Doctor:You will put on weight if your thyroid hormones are low
User:Okay. Is the correct dosage I am taking now?
Doctor:Yes, it seems fine
User:The TSH report was 4 months back.
Doctor:Please repeat the test now
User:Thank You so much.
Doctor:Thank you too
User:Can you please suggest me any good doctor in Bangalore?
User:Are you from Bangalore?
Doctor:Dr. Arpan XXXXXXX in Manipal is good
Doctor:Is that all?
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:Is she working in the manipal hospital? Do you have any contact number or any address?
Doctor:It is he
User:Ho sorry I read XXXXXXX
Doctor:He is in Manipal hospital on Airport rd
Doctor:You may fix an appointment directly by calling the hospital
Doctor:He is a medical endocrinologist
User:Okay, Thank you so much for your patience on my questions.
Doctor:Thank you too
User:Thank you once again.. Have a great day
Doctor:You too
Doctor:Pleasure is mine
Doctor:Bye for now
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