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Obesity and frequent urination due to thyroid problems - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.
User :   hi
User :   this is xxxxx
Doctor :   Are you typing your query
User :   yes
User :   i have a son of age 6
Doctor :   Ok
User :   we are as a family on the heavy weight side
User :   and so is my son
User :   he is 6 and his weight is almost 30+
User :   and height is also more he looks like a 8 -10 yr old
User :   the problem is even now he urinates in bed
Doctor :   ok
User :   and also he passes urine in very frequent intervals
User :   like in an hour 2-3 times atleast
User :   during day time also
User :   he drinks 2-3 litres of waters
User :   if i wake him once in the night i can most of the time avoid bed wetting
User :   but morning time also he goes lots n in the day care they say he goes so many times
Doctor :   ok
User :   also he is distracted and he runs around the class etc that could be because he is naughty :)
Doctor :   Do you have family history of Diabetes?
Doctor :   Thyroid problem?
User :   but regarding his health i am concerned he is a healthy boy but i am worried that he shouldnt get into any health problems
User :   s
User :   my mom has
User :   me n my mom have thyroid
User :   but i havent started any medication for it
User :   even i need to consult a doctor
Doctor :   Obesity is a growing problem in children in Metros
User :   i am 32
User :   last time i checked everything was normal except my TSH was high that too not too high
Doctor :   Junk food, No play, all studies, parental health problems all are factors
Doctor :   Ok let us discuss about your child first
Doctor :   and later we will discuss about yours
User :   ya sure
User :   s
User :   by birth he was 3.6 kg
Doctor :   I would like you to consult Pediatrician or preferably Pediatric Endocrinologist and get evaluated
User :   sure
Doctor :   get your son evaluated
Doctor :   for the Diabetes, Thyroid
User :   sure
Doctor :   If we find no problem
Doctor :   then it is your parental measures that are to be modifiied
User :   do you think he might be diabetic
Doctor :   Avoiding junk food, Every day play is compulsory
Doctor :   Home food and fresh food is only to be consumed by entire family
User :   ok
Doctor :   and educating the importance of these, your self being examples
User :   since he is in day care i give biscuits daily
Doctor :   I can not say bout the diabetes status
Doctor :   Biscuits are highly calorifice
User :   he is having high cylindrical power too
Doctor :   Increase consumption of fruits, milk, nuts,
User :   ok
Doctor :   Pop corn
User :   pop corn is good?
Doctor :   You should train him in such a way that given a choice, he should pick the low calorie alternatives
User :   i give him corn - boiled
User :   ok
Doctor :   than biscuits, chats, sweets, icecreams, burgers or pizza
Doctor :   Corn is good
User :   ok
Doctor :   Avoid all the carbonated drinks
Doctor :   Let him prefer lemon juice, butter milk, Normal lassi
User :   he doesnt take them at all
Doctor :   Ok God
Doctor :   Good
Doctor :   First evaluate him with the Ped Endocrinologist
User :   ill tell his schedule -
User :   sure
Doctor :   You may place a request
User :   please suggest someone doctor
Doctor :   for Appointment fixing on the panel given to you
User :   sure
User :   if i could get a proper diet chart liek what to give and what not to give it would be easier
Doctor :   You may request a Diet counselling session from the Dietitian
User :   Morning - 1 glass of milk and 3 idlis or 2 dosas, corn flakes or puri or chappathi
User :   ok
Doctor :   One of the Customer care team calls you
Doctor :   to take it furter
User :   ok sure
Doctor :   Appnt fixing and Diet counselling
User :   sure
User :   only on clicking that link ill get a call or now itself?
Doctor :   Click on the link
User :   ok
Doctor :   They shall give a call
User :   done doctor for my son
Doctor :   Let us discuss about yoru problem now
User :   can i go ahead for myself then?
User :   sure
User :   i am 32 and i have 90kg
Doctor :   You were diagnosed with thyroid problem most probably hypothyroid
User :   ok
Doctor :   Can you tell me your TSH value
User :   right now i dont have doctor
User :   but its on the range
User :   like you say traces
Doctor :   Shall we discuss this later
User :   sure
User :   when ?
User :   doctor?
Doctor :   TOmorrow same tme
Doctor :   Get all your reports
User :   sure
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye and thanks a lot for the help doctor
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