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Thyroid test suggested for sudden weight gain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   Good evening Doctor, I have put on my weight recently, so i just wanted 2 reduce my weight, please help me doctor
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when did you put on weight and can you mention your age, weight and height?
User :   my age is 21 years 6 months, weight is 57 kgs, Before one year I was just 48, dn it raised to 52, before i was going 2 college, now i'm staying in home still searching for a job, since last 6 months, I have become 55 and going on increasing monthly
Doctor :   Are your periods regular?>
User :   s doctor, no problem in that
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you get a Thyroid Profile done
Doctor :   As Hypothyroid can cause sudden weight gain.
User :   k doctor how is that and whats d cost
Doctor :   xxx is better done at a centre like xxx where the results are reliable
Doctor :   The test is around Rs. xxx outside but you can get special discounts if you are referred by us
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