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How to lose weight in hypothyroidism ?

hi i am 30yrs old and was diagnosed with polycystic disease and hypothyroid for which i have been putting on a lot of weight.Am am under mediaction and also suffer from pigmentation...please advice hi i am 30yrs old and was diagnosed with polycystic disease and hypothyroid for which i have been putting on a lot of weight.Am am under mediaction and also suffer from pigmentation...please advice
Sat, 23 Apr 2011
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OBGYN 's  Response
hi,
welcome to healthcare magic
these are all expected in such cases.you can take OCP which contains anti androgen for pigmenation(like diane35 0-0-1 for 21 days then 7days gap then restart it in the same way -continue it for at least 6months) and metformin 500 mg 1-1-1 for wt gain along with your regular medications
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ENT Specialist Dr. Naveen Kumar's  Response
Hi Badarishisha,

Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum,
For you the best advice is to consult a very good endocrinologist/gynecologist and take the medicines regularly. The pigmentation is common in hypothyroidism. Th endocrinologist whom you are going to meet can help you regarding this.
Take care

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Dr. Naveen Kumar
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