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Taking medicine for thyroid. Got swelling on back. Relation? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor:Good morning
User:Hi Doctor..Good Morning
User:i have few queries regarding health of my wife
Doctor:Please ask me
User:she is taking medicines since 3-4 months for her thyroid problems..
User:now she developed a kind of small swells(1 or 2) over her back part of her neck..
User:is it due to medicines she is using or will that be something else
User:actually we consulted a gynaecologist for conceiving
Doctor:It seems like both are unrelated
User:and found her thyroid levels are more
User:so consulted endocrinologist and since then she is taking Thyrox-25mg medicine daily
Doctor:She has to continue the thyrox 25 tablet since she is planning to conceive
Doctor:The problem in the back of her neck is not related to thyroid
User:is it might be due to over heating in the body?
User:due to intake of medicines? coz along with thyrox she is taking some other medicines
Doctor:Yes, it is possible
Doctor:Is there a pus in the swellings?
User:a small pus formation i can see ....but not fully...its just 2 days since this happeing
Doctor:Nothing to worry
Doctor:apply warm compresses locally
Doctor:Also topical ointment like Soframycin for 3 days
Doctor:Twice daily
Doctor:She will get better soon
User:okay...thank you Doctor!! actually we got transferred to Hyderabad from Bangalore one month back.....if you dont mind..can you please suggest a good gynaecologist in Hyderabad so that we can consult
Doctor:I am sorry, I am not aware of gynecologists in HYderabad
Doctor:However, we can guide you on this
Doctor:Please confirm your contact number
User:0000 is my contact number
Doctor:Our customer care team will get you a good gynecologist in Hyderabad
User:okay...Thank you so much Dr. XXXXXX, for your valuable suggestions!!
Doctor:Thanks to you
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:this is all i have at the moment..i will end chat...thank you!
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:Happy day ahead
User:Bye...for you too!!
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