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Hypothyroidism, pain in the shoulder - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Average Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   I have discussed about my wife
Doctor :   Go ahead
User :   She had symptoms related with Thyroid and Muscle weakness
User :   got tested yesterday for thyroid
User :   results t3: 0.89 t4: 9.2 TSH: 3.09
User :   sEEM TO BE WITHIN range
Doctor :   let me help you with this
User :   but heard that recently even 3 is considered to be hypothyroid
User :   is it true please advice
Doctor :   Mild variations in the values are acceptable
User :   No normally the range is till 5,
Doctor :   Dont worry
User :   should we follow it or should take 3 as maximum range
User :   she is suffereing from hand pain in the left shoulder joint
Doctor :   Do not be anxious about her Thyroid as i feel it is normal
User :   last month though there was ome pain, there is no discharge during periods
User :   feels fatigue
User :   so shall we go to ortho doctor
Doctor :   It is better to visit a physician
User :   one month back we went to doctor, she told that
User :   we should get the tests for FSH and LH
User :   on first day of epriods
User :   we did not do it because she did not get periods
User :   could you advice how shall we proceed
Doctor :   First of all, Do not panic
Doctor :   Calm down, do not worry too much
Doctor :   As far as i see it, your wife's thyroid is normal
User :   ok
Doctor :   Visit to a gynecologist would be better
User :   then waht could be the probl;em with periods
Doctor :   A complete Evaluation of her needs to be done with her previous menstrual history, her regularity of menses
Doctor :   yes sure
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