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Thyroid, pain in abdomen due to electroxin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi doc
Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   my mother 57 years old is a thyroid patient
User :   she during winters and on regular dosage of electroxin has pain in the abdomen
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User :   all tests have been carried out to detect if she had any problem like tb or cancer of uterus but it is neagtive
User :   some say it is because of thyroid is it true
Doctor :  
I want to know if the thyroid status is normal
User :   it is her observation that if she stops taking the dose of electroxin or reduces the dose then the pain subsides..yes status normal
Doctor :  
Is the Ultrasound of the abdomen done?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Where is the pain exactly?
User :   i think uterus
Doctor :  
Is it in the lower abdomen?
User :   pls wait i'll ask her
Doctor :  
which side?
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How is the charecter of pain?
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burning / squeezing / pressing type?
User :   in whole abdomen.....slight pain while burning oe squeezing thing
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IS it related with food?
User :   ultrasound was done was normal...
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Does she take frequent pain killers?
User :   no
Doctor :   Whom did you consult?
User :   it is not very frequent.... but occurs rarely....she had consulted docs in kerala...
User :   she has this observation abt electroxin as i mentioned before
User :   i 've asked her to visit again a gyneac
Doctor :   Since how long you has taken the Eltroxin?

User :   25 years
Doctor :   Ok
User :   she sometimes stopped taking it in past..but now regular
Doctor :  
When was the complete health check up done for her?
User :   4 years back
Doctor :   Ok since she is on Eltroxin for so many years, it should be that she should get a complete check up once an year, apart from her regular Endocrinology consultation
User :   she had her thyroid test done one month back
User :   ok doc
Doctor :  
I know but I was saying about the screening tests done
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once in a year
User :   ok doc
Doctor :  
I think she should not worry about the rare abdominal pain
User :   ok doc
Doctor :  
But we should see if there are some changes happening in her body
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because of long term Eltroxin
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Hence I suggest a complete Health check up since it is too long it is been done
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Which city are you from?
User :   ok...
User :   parents are in mirzapur,UP n im in noida
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Do you have personal physician
User :   she is in consultation with doc from appollo
Doctor :   Ok fine

User :   yes..sort of in mirzapur..
Doctor :  
Did not the doctor suggest for a complete health examination for so long?
User :   thats another story...her thyroid level went haywire..but now she has come bak to normal after advice from doc and we need to visit him and put forward this to him
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User :   thanx doc...we will go for her whole health check up this month...
Doctor :  
But see that she does not miss on the Eltroxin tablets
User :   yeah...thanx
Doctor :  
If you need any assistance we can help you in getting the complete health examination done from reputed labs like THYROCARE
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Thanks for consulting m e
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User :   doc can we get the number of noida centre
Doctor :  
Do you mean Thyrocare number
User :   what wuld be the approx cost
User :   yes...
Doctor :  
I shall check.
User :   for the health check up of both the parents
User :   per head cost
Doctor :   One of our executives will get back to you with the details
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