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Dr. Neelam Pandey Kukreti - Endocrinologist, Faridabad

Dr. Neelam Pandey Kukreti

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DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine

Endocrinologist, Faridabad

11 Years Experience  ·  800 - 1000 at clinic  ·  ₹1000 online
Dr. Neelam Pandey Kukreti 90% (80 ratings) DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine Endocrinologist, Faridabad
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Dr. Neelam Pandey Kukreti is an experienced Endocrinologist in Ajronda Chowk, Faridabad. She has been a successful Endocrinologist for the last 10 years. She has completed DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine. You can visit her at Metro heart and super speciality hospital in Ajronda Chowk, Faridabad. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Neelam Pandey Kukreti on Lybrate.com.

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DM - Endocrinology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 2015
MD Medicine - GSVM ,Kanpur - 2006
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Sr registrar Endocrinology at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi (2010-2012)
Sr Resident, Endocrinology (2013-2015) at AIIMS, New Delhi
consultant endocrinologist and diabetologist at Max hospital gurgaon
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Prof. Kedarnath Memorial Gold Medal for best Post graduate in MD
ESI and AV Gandhi Award for excellence in endocrinology
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Thyroid Disorders: Symptoms, Treatment and Types

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
Thyroid Disorders: Symptoms, Treatment and Types

Thyroid disorders are associated with the thyroid gland. A thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland situated right at the base of one’s neck. The role of the thyroid gland is to carry out numerous metabolic processes within the body. The brain regulates the functioning of the thyroid gland through a feedback mechanism. There are a number of disorders, both severe and trivial, which could affect the thyroid gland.

Main symptoms of thyroid disorders:

  1. Weight loss and weight gain

  2. Changes in heart rate (arrhythmia)

  3. Hair loss

  4. Frequent mood swings

  5. Swollen neck

  6. Sudden bouts of moderate to high fever

Other symptoms include:

  1. Numbness or a tingling sensation in the hands

  2. Constipation

  3. Abnormalities or irregularities in menstruation

  4. Brittle nails and dry skin

  5. Blurred vision

  6. Weakened muscle tone and frequent tremors in the body

Treatment Options:

Intake of thyroid hormone pills may prove beneficial. Once you start with the treatment, you may notice significant improvement within the first two or three weeks. Generally, once affected by thyroid disorders, one might have to be on these medications his/her entire life. Over time, this treatment procedure should result in lowering of the cholesterol levels, increased energy; but in certain cases, might throw up side effects in the form of sudden and unexplained weight loss.

Anti-thyroid medications help reduce and regulate the secretion of the thyroid hormone, thus treating certain thyroid disorders (such as hyperthyroidism).

Beta blockers are drugs help in reducing high blood pressure, heart palpitations and controlling heart rate.

In severe cases, such as enlargement of the thyroid gland, surgery is advised by the doctor, in which the thyroid gland is removed. Tumors or thyroid nodules are also treated by this surgical process.

In cases of thyroid cancer, besides the surgical procedure, radioactive iodine therapy (radioiodine) is recommended. This therapy helps destroy the thyroid gland and other thyroid (malignant) cells which may be taking up iodine. However, the side effects of this technique are minimal. This procedure helps to destroy those tissues which may not have been removed by the surgery. If the thyroid cancer has spread to the lymph nodes or to other parts within the body, this particular mode of treatment can be very effective.

Types of Thyroid Disorders:

  1. Hypothyroidism: This is a condition characterized by an underactive thyroid gland. In this case, sufficient thyroid hormone is not secreted in the body.

  2. Hyperthyroidism: This is characterized by an overactive thyroid gland, that results in overproduction of the thyroid hormone.

  3. Thyroid cancer: It is a type of cancer of the thyroid gland.

  4. Goiter: This is a disorder wherein the thyroid gland gets abnormally enlarged.

  5. Thyroid nodules: This is marked by swelling of the thyroid gland. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a endocrinologist and ask a free question.

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Hypopituitarism: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
Hypopituitarism: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Hypopituitarism is defined as a condition in which the pituitary gland is unable to produce enough hormones. Under-secretion of pituitary hormones affects reproduction, body growth and blood pressure. It also results in pre-mature aging.

The pituitary gland is a small bean-shaped gland situated at the base of your brain, behind your nose and between your ears. Despite its size, this gland secretes hormones that influence nearly every part of your body.

In hypopituitarism, you have a short supply of one or more of these pituitary hormones. This deficiency can affect any number of your body's routine functions, such as growth, blood pressure and reproduction.

Few Causes:

  1. Head injury

  2. Tuberculosis

  3. Radiation treatment

  4. Stroke

  5. Brain tumors

  6. Brain surgery

  7. Meningitis (brain infection)

  8. Hypophysitis (autoimmune inflammatory disorder)

  9. Sarcoidosis is an infiltrative (accumulation of cells and tissues in excess of the normal amount) disease which occurs in various organs.

  10. Impaired hormone secretion by the pituitary gland is caused by genetic mutations.

  11. Sheehan’s syndrome: It is a condition in which the pituitary gland gets damaged due to severe blood loss during childbirth.

  12. Hypothalamus (a part of the brain which is located above the pituitary gland) diseases wherein the pituitary activities are directly affected by the hypothalamus.

Symptoms:

  1. Fatigue

  2. Reduced sex drive

  3. Decreased appetite

  4. Anemia

  5. Irregular menstruation, pubic hair loss, hot flashes (feverish heat), and inability to breast-feed properly because of low breast milk production).

  6. Dwarfism in children

  7. Weight loss

  8. Increased sensitivity to cold temperature

  9. Infertility

  10. Facial puffiness

  11. Reduction in body hair or facial hair

Treatment Options:

  1. Hormone replacement drugs include:

    • Corticosteroids: Adrenocorticotropic hormone deficiency leads to low production of adrenal hormones (different kinds of hormones such as cortisol and adrenalin, produced in the endocrine glands). These drugs act as a replacement of adrenal hormones.

    • Growth hormone: Growth hormone, also known as somatropin, is injected beneath the skin. This treatment method promotes growth, which balances the height in children. Growth hormone deficiency in adults is also cured by these medications to some extent.

  2. Surgery: Surgical procedure is needed if the condition of hypopituitarism is the result of a tumor. The doctor will remove the tumor through surgery, thus resulting in normal growth.

  3. Radiation: Radiation therapy helps in reducing the size of the tumor which causes stunted growth or pre-mature aging. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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I am 19 years old student. I want to know about hyperthyroidism because I feel that I am suffering from this problem. I need some serious help.

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
Hyperthyroidism is a state of excess thyroid hormone production Pt has typical symptoms like profuse sweating ,palpitation, wt loss despite good appetite, increased bowel frequency, goitre and bulging eyes often. If one is suspected this condition they shd get a thyroid blood test ie. T4 andTSH done.
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Sir/mam I am suffering with thyroid and bp main 4-5 month month se tablets le rhe hu mera bp to ab control me hai but mera thyroid (tsh) 4 month phele 9.3 ml tha or ab 13. 2 ml ho gya hai main thyrox 25 tablets le rhe hu but mera thyroid theek nhi hua balke bad gya hai. Mujhe kya karna chahiye ke mera thyroid jalde se jalde theek ho jaye.

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
First see that you are regular with medication and was taking it empty stomach keeping 45 minutes gap between thyroxine and breakfast. If everything was correct even then Tsh increased on thyroxine 25 ug, then increase dose to 50 ug daily especially if married and planning pregnancy.
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If artificial sweeteners contain much more sugar, how come that doctors are recommending them to diabetic patients?

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
No sensible doctors do that ;as artificial sweeteners increases insulin resistance it might worsen your glycemic control too. So regular use never endorsed. There is immense data on this. And a recent study published in nature on sweeteners whether caloric or noncaloric should not routinely be taken .it also alters gut microbiome (gud bacteria replaced with bad ones)
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Respected doc. I am obese, and in April, I miss my cycle too. Doc prescribed me medroxyprogesterone acetate and it bleeds on 10 may to 15 may. Now, I do jogging, walking, running squatting regularly about 30 mins. I avoid junk food, soft drinks, sugars, chips, I eat only home food. I studied about thyroid effects on menses. Pls prescribe me way how to keep healthy thyroid. Do I avoid rice and potato too. Thankyou.

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
Firstly get urself checked for thyroid. Get t4 and tsh. It s blood test. If it deranged then medicine is started. If it is already normal you can relax. But there is nothing one could do to prevent it from not having in future.
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She has diabetes nd she even takes medicine nd rarely she eats any sweet thng or sugar thn why it is so tht he blood sugar level is high like 215 or 169 nd so. Also he blood pressure goes down to 170.

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
Sugar control depends on optimum treatment and strict adherence to diabetic diet and regular walk. If anything not optimum outof above 3 things you will not achieve gud sugar control. Also regular follow up with your doctor with advised sugar reports mandatory for treatment revision. As diabetes advances in time your treatment need be adequate and may require optimisation.
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As a sugar patient I am doing yoga and walking daily. Without medicine is it enough.

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
Enough or not will depend on your sugar targets acheived or not, meaning your hba1c less than 7%and fasting and pp blood sugar within control.
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I was on 50 mcg Thyronorm for 3 months and my current TSH is 6.94. It was 0.01 three months ago when I was on a 75 mcg course. Now what dosage should I switch to at 6.94? Back to 75 mcg? Or some other dosage pattern?

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
Dose depends on body weight and tsh depends on compliance to drug and correct dose. You should continue as thyronorm 50 ug daily monday to friday and 100 ug on saturday and sundays. But take medicines regularly empty stomach maintain 45 minutes gap between medicine and breakfast.
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I have thyroid and TSH comes between 3 and 5. But my weight is around 95 and age 40. How can I reduce my weight?

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
Do regular walk 45 minutes and follow 1400kcal diet chart for which consult dietitian. Your tsh seems normal so this cannot be held responsible for your weight gain. Its lack of exercise and probably dietary issues.
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My tsh is increasing. I firstly tested my tsh it was 5.4. T3t4 was normal. Then started to take 50 mcg. Done test after 1 month. Tsh was 1.88. Then after 3 month. Tsh was. 2.99. Then after 6 month. The tsh has raised. It was 5.77. Why its happening.

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
If your first tsh was less than 10 uiu/ml you should not have started medicine altogether. At first report if tsh was 5.4 treatment was not required except in patients who are pregnant or infertility, galactorrhea with raised prl. Which was not your case. And for obesity thyroid replacement is not started. Once treatment is started your normal gland becomes lazy and if you miss few tablets or don't take it empty stomach or take anti acidity tablets, then these variable values of tsh comes. I would suggest you stop thyroxine and repeat tsh only after 3 months and if it remains less than 10 don't restart thyroxine. 15% population have tsh upto 7-8. No need of treatment in them ok.
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Meri mother 70 years ki hai sugar test me 260 hai aur right leg me swelling bohot rehti aur left side hips me dard rehta aur tablets bhi khate ecosprin - Av, glenmark & insulin bhi lete & us insulin ka name biphasic isophane hai & abiek tablet ka name K - glim hai. Hypo thyroid TT3 / 84.26, TT4 / 7.45, TSH / 47.29 itna hai report date 09-04-2016. Haemoglobin 11.2, red blood cells 3.9, total white blood cells 6.900. Insulin morning ko 20 lete aur night ko 15 lete. Aur saans bhi bohot phoolti hai please kuch suggestions dijiye.

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
What is her hba1c level (average blood glucose test done 3 monthly) all diabetics should get it done every 3-4 months to keep an eye on their sugar control. Sugar 260 is whether fasting or pp or random have different meaning. You need to show your mom to a good specialist. As she has to follow strict diabetic diet from diet chart. Plus regular walk 30- 45 i'm daily. Plus correct insulin injection technique. Also if tsh is 47 then she need to be on thyroxine replacement. I don't know whether she is receiving that or not. Please see nice endocrinologist in your town for her problems.
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My wife is pregnant and she was blood test results at thyroid in pregnancy. She consult Dr. And start neomarcagol tab. 5mg 3 time Ask for you neomarcagol tab. safe in pregnancy.

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
If hyper thyroidism detected in first 3 months of pregnancy the first choice is ptu but subsequent 6 months pregnancy nmz (neomercazole) can be safely taken under close supervision of doctor as frequent 4-6 weekly thyroid testing needed so auto avoid under or overdosing.
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My hight is 166cm and weight is 80kg. And my waist is 38 inches I want to reduce my waist and I am suffering from thyroid but as per latest report Thyroid is controlled. Than what should I do to reduce my waist.

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
See a dietitian for diet chart and do regular brisk walk 45 min /day. Or any other physical activity.
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Thyroid gland was formed and t3 t4 is functioning high and tsh is 0.1 what would you suggest to me? Please give quick reply.

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
If this is reported first time and already not on treatment. And you are symptomatic -have palpitation, wt loss tremors. We need to rule out thyroiditis versus hyperthyroidism. Hyperthyroidism requires treatment while thyroiditis self recovers. So please get raiu (radioactive iodine uptake) scan 2 and 24 hrs done. If multi nodular goitre, also get 99mtc scan done.
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My weight is 85kg and my age is 33 yrs. My problem is dis my weight gain very fast n it lose very slow because I had thyroid and arthritis problem. Please Help me.

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
Ones ideal weight is ht- 100 cm. So if you are 170 cm for example then ideal wt would be 70 kg. Losing wt is always difficult. Hypothyroidism may be responsible for 3-4 kgs but rest is due to usually sedentary life and eating more calories than burning. So please see a dietitian and do walking 30-45 min daily. If can't walk d/t arthritis, you can adopt swimming/ walking in pool. Any how burn calories.
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I am using thyroxine since 10 yes after my delivery. Are there any possibilities for me to get pregnant.

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
Thyroxine does not interfere with being pregnant. Only caution is - thyroid profile should be within normal range during pregnancy to avoid fatal and maternal consequences. So more frequent testing and thyroxine titration required.
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