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Hypothyroidism, weight gain, hair loss - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   hello
User :   hello
Doctor :   I am
Doctor :   How may i help you ?
User :   im 20 years old and i just got diagnosed with hypothyroid
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i am a boxer and ive heard that when you have this you gain allot of weight and you lose your hair. Does happen in every case
Doctor :   Let me assure you that there is absolutely nothing to worry about... just make sure you take your medications on time and you will really live a complete NORMAL life
User :   and also ive heard that this might cause infertility in some cases. If i take take my medication and my levels are normal could this still be a factor
Doctor :   No you will take some time to get the right dose adjusted for you
Doctor :   and once that is done its all fine
Doctor :   dont worry
User :   ok thank you very much for your time
Doctor :   nothing like what you are saying will happen , as all we do is the loss the thyroid is replaced by medications
Doctor :   make sure you take your medications thats important
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   your welcome
Doctor :   bye

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