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Thyroid test and tightening in breasts - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   help on health queries
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have thyroid problem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   r u there
Doctor :   is it hypo or hyper?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   s
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   s it hypo or hyper?
User :   am not sure
User :   undergone blood test for t3,t4, tsh
Doctor :   ok
User :   as i got symptoms of breast pain
Doctor :   what are the titres?
User :   titres means?
Doctor :   the vakues
Doctor :   values
User :   sorry cant understand vakues?
Doctor :   values
Doctor :   t3,t4, tsh values
Doctor :   test report
Doctor :   can you type them?
User :   ok will give details below
Doctor :   ok
User :   by February result of t3=0.96, t4 = 6.00, tsh=1.28
User :   by June result of t3=1.00, t4=7.00, tsh=0.94
Doctor :   ok
User :   why this occured? is this curable?
Doctor :   what are the symptoms that you are having now?
User :   should we take medicines for lifetime?
User :   will this lead to breast cancer?
Doctor :   no
User :   before periods cycle, both breasts are paining as becoming hard
Doctor :   thyroid problems dont lead to breast cancer
User :   and the nipples of the breast become tight
Doctor :   thats a part of premenstrual syndrome
User :   already under treatment & having tablets for more than 3 moths
Doctor :   thats has nothing to do with thyroid problem
User :   is this thryoid count is less or more
User :   y this affects breadt?
User :   y this affects breast?
Doctor :   this is not affecting your breast
User :   shoule i take more OR less salt?
User :   pls clarify whether crystal or powdered iodised salt is better?
User :   r u der
Doctor :   its due to premenstrual
Doctor :   syndrome
User :   means?
Doctor :   it occurs in many women
Doctor :   before periods
User :   what is the cause?
Doctor :   it happens due to a variety of causes
Doctor :   like stress
User :   u mean due to diet?
Doctor :   your thyroid is normal
User :   or due to excess weight?
Doctor :   what medications are you using now
Doctor :   all kinds of stress is possible
Doctor :   what medications are you using now
User :   will gicve details wait
User :   elexid, thyronorm in empty stomach - in the morning
User :   primosa & folygel tablets at bed time
Doctor :   thats adequate
User :   this to be consumed for 3 months
Doctor :   its for premenstrual syndrome only
User :   & doctor advised to take primosa for another 1 year
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   these tablets take time to act
User :   but lot of tablets will lead to any side effects?
Doctor :   they will affect after 2-3 months only
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   after that you need to comtinue for a long period till symptoms subside
Doctor :   primosa is a natural supplement
User :   oh
Doctor :   it wont harm you in anyway
Doctor :   continue with the thyroid tabs
User :   but y this is affecting in breat alone & sometime excess bleeding during periods cycle & also irregular periods?
Doctor :   tthey have to be taken without missing
Doctor :   thats due to hormonal imbalance which
Doctor :   will be corrected
Doctor :   with the supplements
User :   oh
Doctor :   the breast pain will subside gradually
User :   do i have low or high thyroid
Doctor :   with the supplements
Doctor :   it has nothing to do with cancer'
Doctor :   low
User :   thanks god
User :   should i undergo mammogram @ this stage
Doctor :   but you have to take the thyronorm tabs
Doctor :   without fail
Doctor :   its not necessary
Doctor :   are you feeling any lump in your
Doctor :   breast
User :   lump means?
Doctor :   swelling
Doctor :   any mass
User :   no; it becomes hard & nipple projects little bit & like blood clot
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats not a lump
User :   no
Doctor :   i suggest that you first get over your anxiety
User :   ok
Doctor :   the breast tenderness
Doctor :   will subside
Doctor :   just take care of your thyroid
Doctor :   get regular thyroid profile tested
User :   should i tke less or more salt-iodine
Doctor :   every 6 months
User :   ok
Doctor :   use iodinated salt
User :   crystal or powder
Doctor :   alos get your investigations done
Doctor :   We suggest to get the investigations done at a reputed lab
User :   ok
Doctor :   also incorporate a healthy lifestyle
Doctor :   always exercise
Doctor :   are you overweight?
User :   yes 73 kg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   and your height?
User :   5.3feet
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you start on a diet
Doctor :   i recommend a lot of fresh fruits and veggies
User :   s started to take only less rice & more vegetables & greens
Doctor :   avoid fatty, oily
User :   s
Doctor :   avoid rice completely
Doctor :   if possible
User :   ok sure
Doctor :   take whole grains
User :   i like chapathis
Doctor :   avoid maida products
User :   oh
Doctor :   like bread, fast and junk foods
Doctor :   avoid soft drinks
User :   wheat bread?
Doctor :   also take only lean meat
Doctor :   avoid egg yellow
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   its a good alternative
User :   am pure vegetarian; not even egg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   also eat frequent small meals
Doctor :   instead of big meals
User :   salt?
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns.
Doctor :   you can take the salt in curries
Doctor :   but avoid adding excess salt
User :   should i reduce salt?
Doctor :   it would be always better
Doctor :   also try to do walking or treadmill
Doctor :   atleast for 1/2 hr
Doctor :   everyday
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   your ideal weight should be less than 57 kgs
User :   at present am under treatment with dr.
User :   should i take a opinion form thyroid specialist?
Doctor :   did she put you on thyronorm?
User :   means?
Doctor :   who gave you thyronorm?
Doctor :   tablets
User :   thyronorm tablet?
Doctor :   who prescribed
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you consult a general physician or endocrinologist
User :   can you refer a specilaist on this
Doctor :   for better advice
Doctor :   we dont have a database as such now
Doctor :   yes
User :   can u refer?
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   we can fix an appointment if you wish
User :   ok
Doctor :   but contact us before you visit bangalore
User :   ok sure...
Doctor :   you can chat with us again
User :   any advice
Doctor :   or call us
User :   from tomorrow i will not take rice
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   s
User :   can you tell me the normal count of t3, t4 and tsh
User :   i have hyupo or hyper thyroid?
Doctor :   it would be preferable if you get the values from the lab where you got yourself tested
Doctor :   as there is some variation between lab values all over
User :   but any particular reason for this problem
Doctor :   its usually has a genetic link up
Doctor :   were any of your sisters or mother hypothyroid?
User :   but am the first in my family
Doctor :   it can happen
User :   only my uncle;s wife have this probs
Doctor :   the cause to these things is usually unknown
User :   but she is 41
User :   when ti will be completely cured?
Doctor :   there is no permanent cure
User :   why?
Doctor :   you have to keep taking them till the values are controlled
User :   is this a disease or deficiency?
Doctor :   that depends
Doctor :   i suggest that you visit an endocrinologist
Doctor :   as i cannot give
Doctor :   further info without physically examining you
User :   ok thanks alot for all clarifications; shall i chat again if any doubts?
Doctor :   yes sure
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   thanx again
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u r welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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