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Taking contraceptive pills when one has thyroid - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type yo
User :   Hello, my marriage is next week and I would like to know what is the best Combined oral contraceptive pill for my would be wife who has Thyroid.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   let me read ur query
Doctor :   Mala -D is the best pill available
Doctor :   taken over a monthly cycle, starting on the first day of her cycle
Doctor :   thyroid issue will not be any issue here
User :   She has Thyroid and is on eltroxine and her thyroid profile is Thyroid Profile Now: T3 (Total Tri-iodothyronin) 1.59 ng/ml, T4 (Total Thyroxine) 8.3 mcg/dl, TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) 4.11 micro lU/ml
Doctor :   all levels are normal
Doctor :   nothing to worry as of now
User :   Okay,
Doctor :   Do u have any other query ?
Doctor :   mala-d is available everywhere by the govt
User :   Is it Combined oral contraceptive pill ?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it is
Doctor :   Are u there ? Do u have any query ?
User :   I am little worry about the issue of the sex health and this is my first time. Is there any other precaution which should I do?
Doctor :   nothing much
Doctor :   daily and regular oral pills over her cycle will prevent pregnancy
User :   I heard it will lead Breast Cancer. Is it right?
Doctor :   no thats wrong
Doctor :   lack of breast feeding can cause breast cancer
Doctor :   but not oral contraceptives
Doctor :   they are the best method of contraception all over the world used by women
User :   So, what are the Side effects of COC's?
Doctor :   it depends on the prior medical condtion of the women
Doctor :   in predisposed women, it can cause clotting issues and DVT etc
Doctor :   but the risk of this is very less
User :   Okay, Thanks for your help.
Doctor :   You are welcome
User :   What is the best Combined oral contraceptive pill in Indian Market?
Doctor :   Hi Are u back
Doctor :   As i had mentioned earlier , mala -d is a safe and best COC,
Doctor :   i guess you have moved out
Doctor :   please log back in if u have additional quiries
Doctor :   bye for now
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