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Hypothyroidism and dose revision required to treat it - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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User :   Dear Sir,
My mother is sufering from thyoride problem from last 5 yr. she is allways suffering from body pain and constipation she is regular taking thyroxine100mg three tab one time as per Doctor who treating him .Sir I am unable to she her in pain please sugest me proper treatment
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May I know her age?
User :   46 yrs
Doctor :   Does she have any other medical problems?
User :   she has pain in right side of chest
User :   she is feeling uncomfortable after taking meal
Doctor :   When was the last time that her Thyroid profile done? How much were the values?
User :   she has low blood pressure problem
User :   march 2010
Doctor :   Does she have any other problems like Diabetes?
User :   total triiodothyronine(T3) 108 ng/dL total thyroxine (T4) 15.10 thyroide stimulating harmone 0.24 no she has no diabetes problem
Doctor :   Since when does she have pain in right side of chest & feeling uncomfortable after taking meal?
User :   from last three months
User :   her body weight is 90 kg
User :   she has swelling in neck and soldier also
Doctor :   Does she have any other symptoms like cough, or fever?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Both?
User :   only fever
Doctor :   Only in the evenings or
Doctor :   any time?
User :   anytime
Doctor :   OK
User :   when pain
Doctor :   Her Thyroid profile is not satisfactory
Doctor :   You must repeat the tests as its been long
Doctor :   Her Tsh value is a bit low
Doctor :   She may need a dose revision
Doctor :   Her neck, shoulder & left chest problems is
Doctor :   most likely related to the Hypothyroidism
User :   doctor who is treating her does not suggest repeatative testing of thyroid
Doctor :   in which case, a simple dose revision will solve the problem
User :   please suggest the required treatment sir
Doctor :   The other possibility is Menopause
Doctor :   During this time women need calcium supplementations
Doctor :   as their bones tend to become weak
User :   she was already operated and her uterus had been extracted from the body 6 yrs ago
User :   sir if you are from then please give me your contact details
Doctor :   Yes we are in
Doctor :   Our Customer relation team could fix an appointment for you with the nearest
Doctor :   Hospital or Doctor
User :   presently suggest what type of medicine i provide to my mother
Doctor :   for a price. Sorry we do not ourselves
User :   what type of test required
Doctor :   see patients
User :   i m also member
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   since the last test was done 4 months back
Doctor :   you must do the Thyroid tests
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   Since she also has swelling
Doctor :   of neck & shoulder
Doctor :   this could be an independent problem
Doctor :   not related to her thyroid
User :   after test i want to send the details to u plz send me ur email id
Doctor :   So you could take her to an orthopedician
Doctor :   Yes you can send
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   Please do mention along with it that you had chatted
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   with, who had asked you to get these tests done
Doctor :   From when is she having fever?
User :   ok sir my father is also govt. doctor posted at
Doctor :   OK
User :   from last two months when pain occurs
Doctor :   Dose she have tenderness of over the painful areas?
User :   she has constipation and gastric problem also
Doctor :   Tenderness is increased pain on touching?
User :   yes when anyone press it
Doctor :   Then she must be taken to orthopedician
User :   ok sir
User :   may i contact u after all test
Doctor :   Yes
User :   thanks for your consultantancy
Doctor :   Give her some antacids- Gelusil
User :   she already take gelusil when problem occurs
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