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My tsh levels are low i'm taking eltroxin 100 mg is it good. I have to continue with same mg? Tsh levels-0.120.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Cetificate Course In Thyroid Disorders Management (CCMTD)
Endocrinologist, Dharwad  •  51yrs exp
My tsh levels are low i'm taking eltroxin 100 mg is it good. I have to continue with same mg?
Tsh levels-0.120.
Hello, thanks for the query. Ideally when one is on adequate dosage of levothyroxie (thyroxine tablets) tsh is maintained around 3 to 4 mu/l. At that level all the symptoms are invariably well controlled. However, your tsh is quite low, (less than the lower limit of 0,5 mu/l) but you have not mentioned the t4 levels, because if that level is with in limit then current dosage may be continued. But if t4 has gone up then there is a need to reduce the dosage. Whenever one talks about thyroid gland activity it is essential to know tsh & t4 levels. If you have any questions then please do come back thanks.
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I'm a female, 28 years old. My last pregnancy I had a miscarriage, now I am almost 5 months pregnant but the problem is I have lost most of the pregnancy symptoms at 3 months and have since developed a very severe backache, it's becomes a struggle for me laying down and waking up every time. I have had bleeding throughout this pregnancy, not very heavy but quite dark and this has recently stopped. I'm worried I have a miscarriage again and I don't know about it, I get very bloated every time I eat but I wake up every morning looking perfectly fine (not pregnant). What should I do?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai  •  50yrs exp
I'm a female, 28 years old. My last pregnancy I had a miscarriage, now I am almost 5 months pregnant but the problem ...
Most of the medical problems need personally taking detailed medical history and examination with the need for reports so meet concerned doctor- obstetrician. If required for severe backache may refer to an orthopaedic surgeon. As such backache is common during pregnancy.
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I am 29 years old, during the cavity period I was finding it hard to breathe and also having dizzy spells. Fast forward to a few months later, I started noticing traces of blood in my saliva in the morning. Two days ago I noticed again and it was more visible, then last night I was drinking water and started feeling my nose block and was finding it hard to breathe again then I started feeling this metallic taste in my mouth, I spited and my saliva had blood in it again. I’m worried now.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai  •  28yrs exp
I am 29 years old, during the cavity period I was finding it hard to breathe and also having dizzy spells. Fast forwa...
Kindly consult a physician for covid opinion & treatment. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meal. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person.
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Hello I have a thinking problem, my mind is not well I am too much thinking for everything I feel my head heavy most of time because of this I think so what I can do, I take clonazepam and escitalopram for some time.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd, Transactional Analysis
Psychologist, Bangalore  •  51yrs exp
Hello I have a thinking problem, my mind is not well I am too much thinking for everything I feel my head heavy most ...
You seem to have the right treatment for your condition but I suspect that you have not combined medication with some therapy. I strongly advise you to seek the help of a counselor too. All these symptoms you describe are typical of some one indulging in right brain thinking, which can be over-thinking. Lateral thinking, fantasizing, daydreaming, over-detailing, and disturbed thinking. Life is full of problems as a norm. Any attempts to escape will never help: you must learn to face these problems every day with good success. The counselor will help you in this regard. I also strongly believe that every crisis offers an opportunity for change, if you seek it and grab the opportunity. Please meet with a counselor and work on your emotions, particularly anger. Exercise is very important but you have to build on it developmentally. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on tv or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least 30 minutes but not in the scorching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in god to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard work must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive every day and learn to be content with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. These exercises are to be done every day for at least ten weeks continuously for durable results. The more variety of exercises done, the better; and the longer the duration and frequency of each item, it is best. Ultimately, if the left brain is dominant for more than twelve hours per day, every day, the results will be very effective. 1)whenever possible and whenever under stress, shut your left nostril and breathe. 2)whenever possible and whenever under stress, look at or visualize the colors yellow or amber. 3)whenever you lie down to sleep or rest, lie down on your left ear only. 4)do at least half an hour of math work/accounts without the use of a calculator everyday. 5)do callisthenic exercises (i.e. Exercises that allow coordinated limb movements like jumping jacks, walking, jogging, swimming etc.) every day with counting as given below: counting format (to be used with any repetitive exercise and to be counted as long as exercise is in progress): (a) 1 – 10, 2 – 11, 3 – 12, 4 – 13, 5 – 14, etc.; (b) 1 – 10, 10 – 2, 2 – 11, 11 – 3, 3 – 12, 12 – 4, 4 – 13, etc.; (c) even nos:- 2 – 20, 4 – 22, 6 – 24 etc.; (d) 500-490,490-499, 499-489, 489-498, 498-488, 488-497, 497-487 …
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Hello doctor, I am 41 old male. Since last 15 days I am having pain in the middle of my right side hip. This pain is similar like it pains during injection. Pain starts from mid hip till end of the leg. Besides this in the lower back I feel like stiffness which reduces when I apply ointment like volini. Kindly suggest. My rheumatoid factor is 15.3.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai  •  25yrs exp
Hello doctor, I am 41 old male. Since last 15 days I am having pain in the middle of my right side hip. This pain is ...
Back pain / sciatica: back pain can affect people of any age, for different reasonsas people get older, the chance of developing lower back pain increases, due to factors such as previous occupation and degenerative disk disease. Lower back pain may be linked to the bony lumbar spine, discs between the vertebrae, ligaments around the spine and discs, spinal cord and nerves, lower back muscles, abdominal and pelvic internal organs, and the skin around the lumbar area. •acute pain starts suddenly and lasts for up to 6 weeks. •chronic or long-term pain develops over a longer period, lasts for over 3 months, and causes ongoing problems. Home advise: •resting from strenuous activity can help, but moving around will ease stiffness, reduce pain, and prevent muscles from weakening. •applying heat, ice, ultrasound, and electrical stimulation — as well as some muscle-release techniques to the back muscles and soft tissues — may help alleviate pain. •as the pain improves, the physical therapist may introduce some flexibility and strength exercises for the back and abdominal muscles. Techniques for improving posture may also help. •the patient will be encouraged to practice the techniques regularly, even after the pain has gone, to prevent back pain recurrence. Regular exercise helps build strength and control body weight. Guided, low-impact aerobic activities can boost heart health without straining or jerking the back. Before starting any exercise program, talk to a health care professional. There are two main types of exercise that people can do to reduce the risk of back pain: •core-strengthening exercises work the abdominal and back muscles, helping to strengthen muscles that protect the back. •flexibility training aims at improving core flexibility, including the spine, hips, and upper legs. We suggest you to wear lumbosacral corset (belt) which is available at our clinic. If you want you can buy from us, if you are far away from chennai we can send you by courier. The reason why we are conveying you to buy from us is we can demonstrate over the videocall (using whatsapp) and also we can monitor you throughout when to wear it and how long to wear it. And also if you find any difficulty wearing the brace you can also revert back to us for few more suggestions and we can propose you good solution how to go about it. Uses of lumbosacral corset (belt) a lumbosacral corset adds pressure to the intra-abdominal area. This adds stability to the spine. It is prescribed to people suffering from moderate to severe pain. Other benefits of using a lumbar spine belt are: 1.helps in a certain degree of immobilization of facet joints. 2.reduces pain to allow continuation of normal activities. 3.speeds up the healing process. 4.the pressure exerted by a lumbar spine belt helps in stretching the erector spine muscles. 5.this belt can also be used to support the lower back while exercising. Ohelps prevent rolling oprovides stability to lumbar and sacral regions of the back ocan be used when performing actions like lifting and handling heavy items ocan also be used when playing sports orestricts back movement to aid treatment of back problems do’s and don’ts sitting do: • sit as little as possible and then only for short periods. • place a supportive towel roll at the belt line of the back especially when sitting in a car. • when getting up from sitting, keep the normal curves in your back. Move to the front of the seat and stand up by straightening your legs. Avoid bending forward at the waist. • try to keep the normal curves in your back at all times. Don’t: • do not sit on a low soft couch with a deep seat. It will force you to sit with your hips lower than your knees and will round your back. You will loose the normal curve in your back. • do not place your legs straight out in front of you while sitting (e.g. Sitting in the bath tub). Standing do: • if you must stand for a long period of time, keep one leg up on a foot stool. • adapt work heights. Don’t: • avoid half bent positions. Lifting avoid lifting if you can. Do: • use the correct lifting technique. Keep your back straight when lifting. Never stoop or bend forward. Stand close to the load, have a firm footing and wide stance. Kneel on one knee, keeping the back straight. Have a secure grip on the load and lift by straightening your knees. Do a steady lift. Shift your feet to turn and do not twist your back. Don’t: • do not jerk when you lift. • do not bend over the object you are lifting. Lying do: • sleep on a good firm surface. • if your bed sags, use slats or plywood supports between the mattress and base to firm it. You also can place the mattress on the floor, a simple but temporary solution. • you may be more comfortable at night when you use a pillow for support. Don’t: • do not sleep on your stomach unless advised to do so by your doctor or physical therapist. Bending forward do: • keep the natural curves of your back when doing these and other activities: making a bed, vacuuming, sweeping or mopping the floor, weeding the garden or raking leaves. Coughing and sneezing do: • bend backwards to increase the curve of your back while you cough or sneeze. Driving a car do: • drive the car as little as possible. It is better to be a passenger than to drive yourself. • move the seat forward to the steering wheel. Your seat must be close enough to the wheel to keep the natural curves of your back. If your hips are lower than your knees in this position, raise yourself by sitting on a pillow. Exercises for low back pain safety guidelines • an increase in your low back pain can be expected with these exercises. This is acceptable as long as your leg symptoms are not increasing. • if while doing these exercises, your pain worsens or you have new pain or symptoms, stop the exercises and discuss your symptoms with your doctor or physical therapist. • stop exercising and let your doctor or physical therapist know right away if you have any change in your bowel or bladder control or any increase in weakness in your leg or foot. Exercises ‰ •press-ups: keep your back and buttocks relaxed and use your arms to press up. Concentrate on keeping your hips down and push up your upper body as high as possible. •double knee to chest: grasp both your knees with your hands and pull toward your shoulders. Hold the stretch for 1 second. Let your knees return, but keep them bent at arms length. ‰ •lumbar spine stretches: lie on your back. Bring your knees towards your chest. Rotate your knees towards the pain. •side-lying position: lie on your side and face forward. Have both arms straight in front and bend your knees. Turn your head as you move your top arm across your body as far as you can. Keep your arm in place and turn your head back to the starting position. Look back again and turn your head farther if you can. Bring your head and arm back to the starting position. Relax and repeat 10 times on each side. •hamstring stretch: lie on your back with your legs out straight. Raise your leg up and put your hands around the upper leg for support. Slowly straighten the raised knee until you feel a stretch in the back of the upper leg. Hold, then relax and repeat 10 times on each leg. •standing arch: stand with your feet apart and hands on the small of your back with fingers pointing backwards. Bend backwards at the waist, supporting the trunk with your hands. Keep your knees straight. Hold for 5 seconds. Repeat 3 to 5 times. Side glides: stand at a right angle to the wall about 2 feet o eliminate your pain improve your muscular endurance and strength attain better posture, balance, body awareness and co-ordination improve your balance and flexibility learn to lift properly. posture when standing: make sure you have a neutral pelvic position. Stand upright, head facing forward, back straight, and balance your weight evenly on both feet. Keep your legs straight and your head in line with your spine. Posture when sitting: a good seat for working should have good back support, arm rests and a swivel base. When sitting, try to keep your knees and hips level and keep your feet flat on the floor, or use a footstool. You should ideally be able to sit upright with support in the small of your back. If you are using a keyboard, make sure your elbows are at right-angles and that your forearms are horizontal. Shoes: flat shoes place less of a strain on the back. Driving: it is important to have proper support for your back. Make sure the wing mirrors are properly positioned so you do not need to twist. The pedals should be squarely in front of your feet. If you are on a long journey, have plenty of breaks. Get angle. Out of the car and walk around. Bed: you should have a mattress that keeps your spine straight, while at the same time supporting the weight of your shoulders and buttocks. Use a pillow, but not one that forces your neck into a steep.
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I have two lumps, one each on both the inner cheeks. Please suggest what is it and who to consult.

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Homeopathy Doctor, Kolkata  •  7yrs exp
I have two lumps, one each on both the inner cheeks. Please suggest what is it and who to consult.
These may be fatty tissue growth--lipoma---tonsil---adenoid---small tumour etc ●yes lumps in inner cheeks can be permanently cured with homeopathy treatment.●very effective medicines are there in homeopathic ●with my treatment of 1.5 month you will get permanent relief. ●will prescribe the complete treatment ●you can consult me now through Lybrate warm regards.
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I suffer hair loss since 2 years and lots of pimples on face please suggest medicine.

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Homeopathy Doctor, Noida  •  26yrs exp
I suffer hair loss since 2 years and lots of pimples on face please suggest medicine.
Do you have dandruff problem also. Regularly wash your hair with mild shampoo. 1. Vitamin for hair loss.(a, b and c) 2. Enrich diet with protein. 3. Do warm coconut oil massage. Take coconut oil and heat it up so that it is warm, but not too hot. Massage your scalp with this hot oil for a few minutes. 4. Avoid brushing wet hair. 5. Keep yourself hydrated. 6. Put on a shower cap for an hour then shampoo your hair. It helps to stop hair loss and promote hair growth. 7. Avoid hairstyles that pull on the hairline. 8. Ditch hair tools that use high heat. 9. Be wary of chemical processing. 10. Drink water to hydrate your body. U can mix arnica q and jaborandi q equal quantity. Apply on scalp with the help of cotton. Wash hair next day. Do it twice a week homeopathy is a very effective for this problem n has very encouraging results. Consult online for medicine n further details.
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मेरे चहरे पर झाइयां गयी है मेरी उम्र 26 है अभी unmarried हूँ मुझे कोई देसी इलाज बताये जिससे ये पूरी तरह से खत्म हो जाये

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurvedic Doctor, Ahmedabad  •  18yrs exp
मेरे चहरे पर झाइयां गयी है मेरी उम्र 26 है अभी unmarried हूँ
मुझे कोई देसी इलाज बताये जिससे ये पूरी तरह से खत्म हो जाये
Pls do blood report. Hb must more than 13gm%. Then take bellow medicine for 3 months. Tab kaishor gugulu (120) 2 morning. 2 evening. Liq mahamanisthadi kadha. (450 ml) 20 ml morning. 20 ml eve. Before meal pod. Trifala churna. (200 mg) 20 gm at night with warm water. Pls consume more water. Spicy and fried meal avoid. Ok. Bye.
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I am purposefully creating thoughts .now I can't stop them or remove them .i am currently on following medication fluvoxin 50 mg arip mt 2.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Dharwad  •  5yrs exp
I am purposefully creating thoughts .now I can't stop them or remove them .i am currently on following medication flu...
The information given is too less to suggest any modifications but I beleive that you are suffering from ocd and your repetitive thoughts are because of neurochemical imbalances at brain. It is not voluntarily created. Having guilt that you are the culprit could be part of depressive symptoms which are common with ocd. Kindly consult online for detailed evaluation and better guidance.
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