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Thyroid problem, weight gain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hello
User :   I wanted to check some details about my mother
Doctor :   Sure
User :   Recently one of the test revealed that she is got Thyrod proble
User :   proble*
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so for this she is becoming fat...
User :   is this true that if she is got thyrod people become fat
Doctor :   Yes
User :   she is 55 years now
Doctor :   There is deposition of substance underneath the skin
Doctor :   which makes her grow fat
Doctor :   But the TSH and T4 levels are more important than any thing else
User :   My doctor suggested her to take one of the thyrod tablet called Eltroxin
User :   for 3 months
Doctor :   Yes
User :   along with this does she has to maintain any food daiet
Doctor :   It is usually given at the minimum dosage of 50 to 100 micro gms
User :   yes...she is got 50mgm now
Doctor :   Generally diet is given to lose weight

User :   how can she do that
User :   eat less food it is ?
Doctor :   I would better say to consult a dietician who will give a plan and a menu based on your food fads
Doctor :
Doctor :   The dietician will give you necessary information
User :   okey ...thanks
Doctor :   She has to avoid goitrogens

User :   like ?
Doctor :   soybean-related foods and cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, turnips, mustard etc
Doctor :   peaches, strawberries, peach, peanuts, radish, tofu, spinach etc are avoided too
Doctor :   You can ask the dietician to plan the food without these
Doctor :   OK
User :   sure ...will do
User :   i ahve another question for you
User :   what exactly is this leproscopic surgery
Doctor :   The laparoscopy is a camera assisted surgery in which a camera is inserted through keyhole in the stomach and seen via TV and do the surgery
User :   one of the test reveald that she is got stones in her liver

Doctor :   may be in the gall bladder
Doctor :   not liver
User :   is their a way she can get rid of this stones with out a surgery
User :   oh okey ...yeah its Gall blagger
Doctor :   It depends on the extent of damage

Doctor :   if it is said to get the surgery done, she has to undergo it
Doctor :   as it is the definitive treatment
Doctor :   final too
Doctor :   OK
User :   is this a easy one ?
User :   she already has a open heart surgery
Doctor :   Yes depends on the skill of the surgeion
Doctor :   Most exp surgeons should be better
Doctor :   We would be helping yoiu to find a better one if you would like to
User :   do you recommend any one
User :   yes please
Doctor :   We shall surely do it
Doctor :   Please confirm your details
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY

Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   are they correct
User :   yes...this is my contact #
User :   and my maill address
Doctor :   One of our doctors would be calling you with the best surgeon for laparoscopy
User :   can I know your name ?
Doctor :  
User :   which place are you located ?
Doctor :   Which area do you stay
Doctor :  
User :   can you tell me how much this syrgery may cost ?
Doctor :   Ok we will get back to you with
Doctor :   Sure we will give the details with the possible price in the city
Doctor :   Ok
User :   sure ...thank you
Doctor :   bye
Doctor :   gn
User :   i guess its time up for you
Doctor :   yes

Doctor :   got to leave now
User :   Bye Dr
Doctor :   We wil delviver
User :   Good night
Doctor :   the message to you soon
User :   sure
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