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Hypothyroidism, 26 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   hi
User :   i am having hypothyroid
Doctor :   since when
Doctor :   For health information Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   Age:26,
User :   Gender:Female
Doctor :   ok
User :   Occupation: EngineerLocation: Marital Status:

User :   Marital Status: Married
User :   from last 9 months iam taking it is in balanced condition
User :   but i have some other problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   some thing like uric acid in blood level is high....having pain in foot joints
User :   doctor suggesting me it may be GOUT

Doctor :   ok
User :   iam doing serious diet...
Doctor :   wher exactly is the pain
Doctor :   any swelling or reddness?
User :   yes....
User :   is thyroid and gout related each other
User :   i don't have a baby yet...
Doctor :   ok
User :   got married 1 year back....i conceived in my first month...then only i come to know that i have hypothyroid doctor suggested me to abort
Doctor :   not directly related
Doctor :   ok
User :   tsh:12.3
User :   any suggestion for me
User :   for future planning for a baby
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   TSH is 12.3 isit
Doctor :   what are u taking for hypothyroidism now
User :   now iam taking Eltroxine for thyroid and zyloric for gout

Doctor :   ok
User :   Eltroxine :75mg

User :   now my TSH is 3.34
Doctor :   ok
User :   now come down after 8 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   its in normal limits now
Doctor :   were T4 and T3 done?
User :   yes i thought of trying for a baby but suddenly this gout problem came

User :   yes they also under control

Doctor :   ok
User :   pls hold
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   gout is rare in pregnancy usually
User :   yes

Doctor :   ok
User :   doctor

User :   iam in serious diet avoiding protein food...and having more water and all
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   good
User :   since uric acid level in blood is 7.3
Doctor :   when was the test done
User :   no idea
User :   Even my ESR level is very high
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Some things that can be done to prevent gout attacks include: losing weight, drinking less alcohol, eating moderate amounts of protein, and a low fat diet. It is important to have a high liquid intake to help flush the uric acid out with the urine
User :   how long i hv to take medicine for this
User :   like thyroid i hv to take medicine life long
User :   or proper diet is enough
Doctor :   proper diet is essential
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form I send and say done when done.
User :   if i conceived in the mean time....what i hv to do
User :   abt the medicine
Doctor :   i suggest u to see gynaecologist, she will advise the list of drugs u should avoid or can take
User :   ok

Doctor :   as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply

User :   will these things be problem for the new born i mean the child will get such problem which i have
Doctor :   nope
User :   iam worried a lot

Doctor :   if ur thyroid levels are withing normal limits
Doctor :   there wont be any problem for ur baby
User :   even i was expecting last month itself ....but didn't get
Doctor :   so continue the thyroid tablets and regular followup
Doctor :   ok
User :   no peoblem in conceiving also?
User :   problem
Doctor :   no
User :   this GOUT will reduce after some period, so after that i can stop taking gout tablet?
Doctor :   Dont worry about the Gout
Doctor :   it doesnt infterfere with pregnancy
Doctor :   unless
Doctor :   yiou take prophylactic drugs
User :   or it will come back in my older age also?
Doctor :   like allopurinol
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   I sincerely suggest you to see the Gyn
User :   means.......
Doctor :   befor you plan for the pregnancy
User :   ok fine
Doctor :   as you have thyroid and gout too
Doctor :   are yiou there

Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes...ur feed back form came in middle
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u would like to know about
Doctor :   did i clear all ur doubts?
User :   will this drugs have any side effect
Doctor :   depends on the drug which take
Doctor :   any medicine will have side effects
Doctor :   but the benefits will out weight risks
Doctor :   doctor treating u will keep in mind
Doctor :   all these before they prescribe
Doctor :   u dont worry
Doctor :   ok
User :   shall i go for walking...with gout

Doctor :   yep u can
User :   or it will be problem in lubrication fluid in joints
User :   iam scared
Doctor :   dont worry

Doctor :   u should be fine
User :   mean time i hv to reduce my weight also
Doctor :   yes with strict diet u can do
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns. You can live chat or post a query at this portal http//
Doctor :   u can get personalised diet menu from this link
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   ur welcome
User :   nice talking to u

Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form I send and say done when done.
User :   have a good day doctor...bye

Doctor :   same here
Doctor :   u too
Doctor :   bye for now
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