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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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User :   i have a problem of hypothyroid n gaining too much of weight
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   weight is symptom of hypothyroidism
User :   n dis day i dint go for any blood test of thyroid n need to check it thy thyroid level
Doctor :   when was the last time around u had ur thyroid levels tested?
Doctor :   r u taking any medicine for the thyroid problem
Doctor :   ok
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User :   but iam croosing a problem of eiching at different places n get a sores n get some of black spot what to do ?
Doctor :   i suggest u to consult an endocrinologist
User :   1 yr n 3 months
User :   iam taking eltrocin 5omg
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok but i have too much of hair loss n eiching in different places
Doctor :   ok
User :   iam unmarried too
Doctor :   hair is also a symptom of it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Muscle cramps and frequent muscle aches
Doctor :   Hair loss
User :   what to do i love my hair before it was thick
Doctor :   all these are Symptoms of Hypothyroidism
Doctor :   dose of the thyroid hormone ur taking
Doctor :   might not be adequate
User :   1 of frnd suggested me to for a MINOXIDIL for hair loss
Doctor :   please consult a endocrinologist and get the thyroid levels checked
User :   just 1 in morning before meal
Doctor :   ur hair loss is likely to be due to hypothyroidism
Doctor :   so i suggest u to see get treatment for that
User :   and i have little leg pain the back portion of leg is getting fat day by day before it was thin
Doctor :   ok
User :   ya its right
Doctor :   would u like us to fix appointment with endocrinologist
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can follow up with him
Doctor :   anything else u want to us to help u
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please type in small letters
User :   sorry is it ok sir
User :   i have eiching prbs n get blood n get a black spot
Doctor :   itching can be due to dry skin
User :   i dnt have a diabeties naaaaaa?\
Doctor :   that again might be due to hypothyroid
Doctor :   get a blood sugar levels done
Doctor :   and get back to us
User :   no but its too all over body it isssss
User :   ok doctor
User :   may i knw ur gud name
Doctor :   so what would u like to know about now
User :   ok thanxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx i can mail u directly or dis way
User :   what all test i have to do
Doctor :   thyroid function tests, blood glucose levels
User :   ok fating n postprandial naaa
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   that includes that as well
User :   ok thanxxxxx
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   have a nice day
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Doctor :   u too
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