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Consultant Physician, Internal Medicine and Critical Care Expert - Answered on Apr 08, 2023

Dr Ashit Hegde specialises in internal medicine and intensive care. He has nearly 40 years of experience and is consultant physician, intensivist and head of the critical care section at the PD Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre.
He is actively involved in teaching and training residents for post graduate programmes in internal medicine and critical care.
He holds an MD degree in general medicine and therapeutics from the Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai, and an MRCP from the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh.... more
Sudeep Question by Sudeep on Apr 05, 2023Hindi

I am 50yr male having hypothyroidism from last 7 years taking Thyonorm 75 mcg. BP 138/84, FBS 110 PP 165, Hb1ac 5.5, LFT, Urine tests are normal. Becoming lean day by day. Seing regular physician. Please suggest shall I meet any thyoride specialist.Ans: Ans: What is your recent TSH level. If the TSH level is within normal limits, your weight loss is unlikely to be due to the thyroid disease or medication. Sir, My T3, T4 & TSH are within normal limits. Having constipation, indigestion hyperacidity problems. Taking tablets for Vid D deficiency. Feeling tingling some time.

Ans: If your thyroid functions are normal, the weight loss is unlikely to be due to a thyroid problem. I think you need to undergo a proper check up to determine the cause of the weight loss (CBC, Liver function, Sr B12, Stool examination, Ultrasound) . May even need to undergo an Endoscopy
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