My daughter is 8 months old n 10 kg. I got thyroid (hypo) 5 months ago. Is she okay to be 10 kg? I got her thyroid tests in May, which were normal. Is thyroid and weight are related?
MBBS, Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate American Board of Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism. | Lahore
1- what was her weight at birth ? How much weight is she gaining every month? What is her height? There can be several other hormonal causes of rapid weight gain.
2-TSH is usually high at birth, I like to know what was her TSH and free T4
She should be seen by local pediatrician first if needed should be referred to pediatric endocrinology
1 year ago
MBBS | Lahore
Its better to consult a pediatrician for this querry
Dr. Raheel Khan
>Dear Dr. Raheel Khan,
>My daughter is 8 months old n 10 kg. I got thyroid (hypo) 5 months ago. Is she okay to be 10 kg? I got her thyroid tests in May, which were normal. Is thyroid and weight are related? Kindly reply
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1 year ago
Where as Dr. Awais Masood has already asked you the questions. I think we would be better off if you send us a picture. There are several other factors such as her length, parental height, your diabetes status during pregnancy, etc. Babies continue to grow rapidly during these months. A typical eight-month-old boy can weigh between 15.5 and 22 pounds (8 to 10 kg). Girls tend to weigh half a pound less.
My gut feels is that you have a healthy baby
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