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Dr. Arun Chandanmal Gandhi

MBBS

Nuclear Medicine Physician, Mumbai

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Dr. Arun Chandanmal Gandhi is an experienced Nuclear Medicine Physician in Parel, Mumbai. He is a MBBS . He is currently associated with Tata Memorial Hospital in Parel, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Arun Chandanmal Gandhi on Lybrate.com.

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How can I make sure that I have thyroid problem?

General Physician,
Actually you should go for thyroid function tests t3 t4 tsh fasting sample if any abnormality then we can go accordingly thanks
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Sir , I am 50 years old with thyroid TSH level 6.481 ulU/mL Can you please suggest if I have to start medication for this and what are the symptoms . I feel lethargic especially since morning till noon .

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Sir , I am 50 years old with thyroid TSH level 6.481 ulU/mL Can you please suggest if I have to start medication for ...
Lethargy, weight gain, constipation are the symptoms of hypothyroidism. You should take thyroxine supplements.
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Hi. This is Deepthi Veronica. I have thyroid problem and I am taking proper medicines. My wedding is on 13th July, 2016. My periods dates are fine and this month the dates are 10th or 11th. So Can I use the tablets to stop mensuration for a cpuple of days. And if I take the pils will it effect my thyroid? Please suggest. Thanks.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hi. This is Deepthi Veronica. I have thyroid problem and I am taking proper medicines. My wedding is on 13th July, 20...
You can take medicine to postpone your periods and then later start with pills for contraception . They are very safe.
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Hi, My husband is 32 year old and he has hypothyroidism. Kindly suggest how to control it.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hi, My husband is 32 year old and he has hypothyroidism. Kindly suggest how to control it.
Lybrate-user, if hypothyroidism is confirmed, then treatment with thyroxine tablets has to be initiated, which will control all the symptoms. Dose has to be decided on the basis of body weight, t4 & tsh levels. Plus soy beans, soy containing products, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, radish, peanuts and coffee have to be avoided. Tablet should be taken early morning and nothing to be taken for one and half to two hours after that. Should consume more of green leafy vegetables, salads and fruits. Also only use whole grain flour for chapati & roti. Np maida and food made out of it. Should exercise for at least 1 h a day. Thanks.
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I am gaining weight inspire of restricting my diet. I am 65 years old female with hypo thyroid please help.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am gaining weight inspire of restricting my diet. I am 65 years old female with hypo thyroid please help.
IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- Deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving ' THYROXINE ' tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid iron medicines. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work.go walk daily.avoid oily foods,junk foods. Do Tests T3,T4,TSH EVERY 3 TO 6 MONTHS. Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement can help,
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She 46 year old and she is suffering from thyroid since last 10 years and taking thyroxine eltroxin 100mg tablets prescribed by doctor and she became very fat because of thyroid please suggest some method through which she can get back in shape again and and can rid of thyroid.

Diploma in homeopathy, B. Sc
Homeopath, Gurgaon
She 46 year old and she is suffering from thyroid since last 10 years and taking thyroxine eltroxin 100mg tablets pre...
Your diet must include a glass of juice (any juice), fresh fruits and a full serving of salads at EVERY meal: cucumber, tomato, carrot, beetroot, radish, onion slices or spring onion, raw cauliflower , cabbage leaf, sprouted seeds etc. Add other greens I hv not mentioned. All this is essential to give you a balanced nutrient boost. Cut out any JUNK FOOD and AERATED drinks totally. Generally foods that come out of a packet, or tin can, or bottle shud be avoided. Exercise to increase circulation:- 2 mins of hard exercise then 1 min rest - do this four times a day. You can either do it all in one go or split it into sessions through the day. In total it is only 12 mins a day so should not be a big issue. A very useful exercise is to jump in one place simulating skipping. Build up your time to 2 mins. of jumping. The benefits of this is ungaugeable, and cannot be explained medically as yet, it effects the entire body. In conclusion, live and eat healthy and you will develop energy, a glowing skin and a healthy 'go' in life -regardless of age. In todays urban atmosphere, exercise indoors unless you live in rural areas or in the hills...otherwise buy electrical air purifiers, put it on full and exercise in front of it.
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What are the symptoms of thyroid?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
What are the symptoms of thyroid?
Symptoms of hypothyroidism:- tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, hair loss, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech.
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My wife is suffering from hypo thyroidisum. Have any permanent solution for this?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My wife is suffering from hypo thyroidisum.
Have any permanent solution for this?
take thyroid medicines continue.You can take Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Tests every 3 to 6 months.i.e. t3,t4,tsh, also do vit.D. and vit. B., s.calcium.
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I am a 39yr old male person facing the problem of thyroid for the last 6yr and I am being treated by taking medicine regularly. So suggest me how can I improve my life style by getting rid or minimize this problem. What type of foods should I take and what not to be done.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am a 39yr old male person facing the problem of thyroid for the last 6yr and I am being treated by taking medicine ...
Dietary recommendations: avoid foods high in iodine, such as seafood, iodised salt, eggs, curd, and milk. Eat cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli, preferably raw. Green leafy vegetables like mustard greens, spinach and kale are believed to depress the function of your thyroid. Consume flaxseed oil and ground flaxseeds, as they are ideal sources for omega 3 fatty acids and vitamin d from eggs, salmon, mackerel and mushrooms. Soybeans and soy products can help an over-stimulated thyroid. Whole grains like millet and brown rice, combined with nuts and seeds are rich sources of zinc, an important element necessary for the body functions that might be depleted due to hyperthyroidism. Avoid alcohol, smoking, tea, coffee, colas, and chocolates. Take a high potency b-complex supplement daily to replenish the b vitamins used up for increased metabolism.
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Muje thyroid ki problem h or Mari height 6.25 h mera weight. 52 kg h next 5 year se or me bahut patla hu muje health banane ka tarika bataye or muje sigrpatan ki problem h or mari ag 26yer h abhi meri hastmathun ki aadat a abhi me. Usme dere dere control Karen ki kosis kar raha hu.

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Homeopath, Patna
Muje thyroid ki problem h or Mari height 6.25 h mera weight. 52 kg h next 5 year se or me bahut patla hu muje health ...
Hello, Lybrate user, You are under weight by 25'kg, approx. * You should take, 1200-1600 calories through dietary regulation * Tk, apples, carrots,cheese, ripened mangoes, soya been, peas, potatoes,rajma, papaya,bananas, milk,pumpkins, tomatoes,spinach, almonds,walnuts, chicken soup, to provide amino acid, omega-3 to feel healthy. * Tk, banana with hot milk and butter in d breakfast. - * Add, ghee in lunch with sprouts, salad, & fruits, providing adequate nutrition. - - * go for aerobics for 30 mnts. - * Go for meditation ,yoga to reduce your stress and to nourish cells, tissues to enshape your body & to restore your energy, lost. - *go for cycling, jogging,skipping, hanging on a bar in a garden, either. - * Tk, plenty of water free from contaminants to eliminate toxins &'regulate your metabolism to absorb protein, vitamins, minerals, energy & other important substance essential to upkeep ,repair & energise the body, preventing constipation. - *Tk, your diet b easily digestible, simple, non - irritant, on time. - *Tk, Homoeo medicine which r gentle in use, acts rapidly without any adverse effect, thereof @ AlfalfaQ-10'drops, thrice with little water. Ensure, sound sleep, for 7 hrs, at least in d night. * Your feedback will highly b appreciated for further, follow up, please. Tk care.
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Day by day I put on weight inspite of exercises and diet food. Are they symptoms for thyroid?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Day by day I put on weight inspite of exercises and diet food. Are they symptoms for thyroid?
Priyaji, One of the main symptoms is weight gain, others are dry skin, hair fall, weakness, tired feeling, slow heart rate, intolerance to cold, swelling of face and lower limbs, difficulty in speech, inability to concentrate, menstrual irregularities and depression. Best is to get a thyroid assay done, which help in finding out if there ia any problem.
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Hello sir, I am 59 years and suffering from sugar thyroid. I take 150 mg thyrox and 10 unit mastered insulin. May I take metformine 500 mg with 5 mg dional?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello sir, I am 59 years and suffering from sugar thyroid. I take 150 mg thyrox and 10 unit mastered insulin. May I t...
your diabetes, you have not mentioned any details like fasting and pp sugar levels, hba1c%, weight, height and level of physical activity. Also tell me what is the meaning of" mastered insulin. Please give your dietary pattern. It will be good if you come in a private conversation with all these details where I can give specific suggestions and prescription too. In this communication we are supposed to give only general guide lines.
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I noticed blood stains in my 2 month old daughter's nappy. It seems the blood comes with urine and it only happens like once or twice in a week or so. Doc suggested to get urine test routine and culture, both are clear. What can be the cause?

DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Bhavnagar
I noticed blood stains in my 2 month old daughter's nappy. It seems the blood comes with urine and it only happens li...
When a baby girl comes out of womb of mother, it gets withdrawal from abundant amount of oestrogen running in blood. So she may have bleed just like menses. So no need to worry. It is very normal. In spite, it proves your baby's genitourinary system is normal and responding.
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I've thyroid problem from last 5 years taking thyronorm100 my wt hs increased by 20 kgs and i've migraine and my sgpt is 69 I feel exhausted, fatigue n restless my age is 35 and weight 79 kgs please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
Hi, because of hormonal imbalance only you are gaining more weight. Better to take homoeopathy medicines to avoid side effects and complications. Now are you taking any medicines for weight reduction?
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I have posted my question several times but still didn't get a proper answer. I am 29 years old having hypothyroidism. But my tag is under control. My lower pelvic ultrasound scan was ok. I had irregular periods as I was diagnosed with thyroid 2 years back. But my periods became normal since January this year. But from July 24 again I am not having periods. Can you help me Regularly I am exercising also. Please help me out.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I have posted my question several times but still didn't get a proper answer. I am 29 years old having hypothyroidism...
lybrate-user, If hypothyroidism is under control then periods usually become normal, provided that is the only cause. Sometimes there may be other hormonal issues also involved, then one needs to investigate further to find out exact cause. If hypothyroidism is in control then TSH should be between 3 to 4 m U/L. If the value is higher than this then irregularity invariably persists. You have not mentioned the current TSH level, which will give an idea about the control of hypothyroidism. Thanks.
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Whether thyroid leads to stomach pain or whether increase in endometric membrane leads to that plain give me the solution?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Whether thyroid leads to stomach pain  or whether increase in endometric membrane leads to that plain give me the sol...
Drink more water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. You can take Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, stomach pain is not due to thyroid.
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I have had a coronary by pass some three years ago,i am taking atorvastatin 20 mg daily but my cholesterol levels are unchanged although i excrcise & keep of chlorestrol producing foods.

MD - Pathology, MBBS
Pathologist, Ahmedabad
Either increase the dose of atorvastatin or shift to rosuvastatin but by any means should rduce ldl level
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MAMC, MRCPCH, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Noida
Hypothyroidism in newborn and children.
Frequently asked questions?

Q1. Did I do something wrong in my pregnancy which resulted in my baby having congenital hypothyroidism?
A The answer is most certainly NO. In the vast majority of cases, no cause can be identified and no link has been found with drugs, smoking or any particular foods

Q2. I am worried that I might miss giving my baby a dose of thyroxine. Would this matter?
A. Fortunately, thyroxine lasts in the body for quite some time and so even if a day?s dose is missed, your child will still benefit from the previous day?s dose. Clearly it is important to maintain a regular daily treatment and it will certainly matter if several days are missed.
Q3. Are there any side effects of thyroxine treatment?
A. No. Thyroxine is identical to the natural hormone produced by the thyroid gland and is a relatively simple chemical substance. It is really a replacement hormone treatment rather than a drug, so any side effects only occur if the dose is wrong. If too much thyroxine is given, symptoms of hyperthyroidism will occur. If not enough is given, the hypothyroid symptoms will return. Thyroxine tablets can be stored at room temperature, last a long time, and are widely available throughout the world.
Q4. What is the risk of having other children with hypothyroidism?
A. In the commonest form of hypothyroidism, i.E. When the gland has not developed properly, the risk of having another affected child is small, perhaps about 1 in 100. When the cause of hypothyroidism is due to a block in the production of the hormone, rather that normal development of the gland, the risk of having an affected child is much higher and is usually 1 in 4 in each pregnancy, with boys and girls equally affected. The late onset form of hypothyroidism also has an increase risk of brothers, sisters and other relatives having thyroid problems.
Q5. If my child is at risk of developing hypothyroidism, for instance they have Turner or Down?s syndrome, how often should they have a blood test?
A. Probably every one to two years, but your specialist will advise you on this.
Q6. How long will treatment last for?
A. We must assume that the treatment is for life as the thyroid gland will not grow again or recover, but the treatment is easy and well tolerated. White temporary or transient hypothyroidism does exist, it is uncommon, and most children will need to continue on thyroxine through adulthood. The dose will need to be increased to match their growth, but by the time adult life is reached the dose usually remains stable with the need for only an occasional blood test.
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What is the normal level of thyroid and will we have any symptoms of we have thyroid.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Sarvanan, When thyroid functions are normal usually TSH levels are looked at, these should be between 0.5 to 6 milli units ml Serum thyroxine (T4 4.6 to 12 ng/dl), serum T3 80 to 180 ng/dl. If TSH goes up then it is diagnosed as hypothyroidism. Weight gain, swelling of face, lower limb, slow heart rate, irregular periods, intolerance to cold, dry skin and hair, hair fall, difficulty in speech, inability to concentrate, anxiety and depression. If not trreated then it can lead to more serious problems including myxedema.
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