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Weight gain a symptom of thyroid - 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 you?
User :   cn u tell me wat r the symptoms of thyroid???
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It can vary depending on the function
User :   does the person put on weight rapidly coz of it????
Doctor :   Please be specific
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   When the thyroid
Doctor :   is under functioning
User :   so wat r precautionary measures
Doctor :   there can be increase in weight
Doctor :   You need to check what is the cause of the under functioning
Doctor :   of thyroid
User :   im suffering with soar throat often and running nose,, i have put on weight rapidly
User :   so i have a doubt is it coz of thyroid
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It just seems like a co incidence but still a possibility cannot be ruled out
Doctor :   I need to ask you few more questions
Doctor :   How old are you?
User :   sure
User :   21 years
Doctor :   When did you have sore throat?

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