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Thyroid problem, weight gain. On thyronorm 100. Suggest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 31-May-2013
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User:hi there
User:my weight is 84 kgs and age 31
User:i had thyroid problem
Doctor:Did you put on this weight recently?
Doctor:When was the thyroid problem detected, when was the last Thyroid function test done?
User:2 years ago
Doctor:Are you on medication?
User:thyronorm 100
User:but still i am putting on weight
Doctor:I need your recent Thyroid function test
Doctor:TSH especially
Doctor:When did you visit the doctor the last time?
Doctor:Did you follow?
User:two months ago
User:tsh levels are around 33
Doctor:Oh this is very high
Doctor:This means the current dose of Thyronorm is not sufficient
Doctor:for your current metabolism
Doctor:Did you go back to the doctor and adjust the dose after this report?
User:i was not tasking medication regularly
Doctor:The common mistake done by the low thyroid patients
Doctor:Not adhering to the medication, not visiting the doctor and not testing once in 3 to 6 months
Doctor:We need to understand hte right dose for you
Doctor:So with this platform you do not commit that mistake
Doctor:I can help you furthr
Doctor:But please visit the doctor again, re do the test once again
Doctor:and get the dose adjusted
User:shall i go for TSh test again
Doctor:after adjusting the dose you need TSH test couple of time to know if the dose is correct or not
Doctor:Next you should take the tablet empty stomach after brushing teeth
Doctor:Regular exercise is also needed
Doctor:Along with TSH, Get Liver profile, Lipid profile and Hemoglobin as weel
Doctor:You should know that Hypothyroidism is life long there is no complete treatment in the middle
Doctor:you should be taking it almost end of life but with changes in doses
Doctor:Your doctor should have told this to you
Doctor:Did you understand what I say?
Doctor:Do you have any doubts before you proceed on?
User:thank you
User:for your support
Doctor:Very good
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me
Doctor:Bye for now
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