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What medicines should a diabetic with htn take for thyromegaly with retrosternal extension ?

ok,my mother was diagnosed thyromegaly with retrosternal extension,and her tshlevel is also low .214 but her t3and t4 is normal.she has a history of HTN, DIABETES From last 5 years. she has breathing problem also and she loose 5kg weight in last 2 months. so plzgive me advice what sort of medication we should follow.
Asked On : Tue, 2 Aug 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Thanks for query,
First find out the cause for huge thyromegaly.
Consult Endocrinologist and get investigated then treatment can be decided.
reduction of weight is due to thyroid problem.
Ok and bye.
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
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she has thyromegaly with low tsh and extension retrosternal .
it press the air way and this is the reason why she has breathing problem .
better to consult surgeon doctor
she need surgery to remove the excess thyroid
it is the best treatment as far as i think .
only medicine will not do better.

i hope i have answered your question .
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