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Symptoms of thyroid hormone imbalance - 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 :   i keep going hot all of a sudden, and feel tired all of a sudden aswell?
Doctor :   hello
User :   hi
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender please
Doctor :   and also tell me more about your symptoms
User :   24 female
User :   i keep going really hot all of a sudden and i keep getting really tired randomly aswell
Doctor :   since hoe long has it been happening ?
User :   past 3 days
Doctor :   how**
Doctor :   what aggravates it
User :   nothing
Doctor :   any specific time ?
User :   no
Doctor :   how is your other wise
Doctor :   health
User :   fine i feel normal
Doctor :   any medical problems in the past ?
User :   no
Doctor :   do you consume alcohol or smoke ?
User :   i dont smoke and only drink on special occasions, but havent had any drink since 17th dec
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   well what can be the most probable cause is a thyroid problem
Doctor :   and for that you would have to get a blood test done
Doctor :   do you sweat when you have these symptoms?
Doctor :   how long do they last >?
User :   yea
User :   it varys in how long it lasts
User :   being due on my period could that affect it?
Doctor :   well hormonal changes can sometimes cause it
Doctor :   but still when a women your age comes with feeling tired and hot flashes we follow a protocol of getting the thyroid tested
User :   is there anything else it could be
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   this is the most common cause
User :   where are your thyroids and what is the treatment
Doctor :   and a blood work will rule out and pinpoint the cause and you can be treated accordingly
Doctor :   they are in your neck area
Doctor :   they are organs releasing hormones
Doctor :   which are responsible for regulating body temperature
User :   we are trying for a baby could this be affected of part of the problem?
Doctor :   well you will be on medication and there is no way it will affect your chances of conception
User :   ok thank you for your help
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   good bye
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