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Dr. Y. Vasavada, Pediatrician
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Experience:  M.D.(ped) passed at first attempt, in practice continuously for last 37 years. Certi. in Comp
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My granddaughter was born on 27th June AND AT A WEEK OLD WAS

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my granddaughter was born on 27th June AND AT A WEEK OLD WAS FOUNDTO HAVE LOW THYROXZINE LEVELS.WE WERETOLD THAT SHE EITHER DID NOT HAVE A THYROID GLAND OR ONE THAT WASNT FUNCTION.SHE HAS BEEN TO HOSPITAL AND SON WAS TOLD THAT VHER THYROXINE LEVELS VHAD IMPROVED BUT NOT AS MUCH AS THEY WANTED AND TO CONTINUE TO GIVE HER THE SAME DOSE.I DONT THINK THE HOSPITAL AT DURHAM HAS A PAEDIATRIC ENDOCRINO;OGIST .CAN YOU GIVE ME SOME ADVICE THANK YOU SUSAN ****

Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Paediatrics
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
we live in Bishop Auckland , Co.Durham, do you know where the nearest PAEDIATRIC CONSULTANT IS THAT SPECIALIZISES IN CASES LIIKE THIS
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
THE BABY WAS CONCIEVED THOUGH IVF
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I* will wait a little longer 48 hrs from now
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Expert:  Dr. Y. Vasavada replied 2 years ago.

Hi, thanks, ***** ***** your query, will be replying in few seconds please. Dr. Yogindra

Expert:  Dr. Y. Vasavada replied 2 years ago.

Susan, Such babies are observed through the first six to 9 months and labeled only then to have deficient thyroid. Most of such babies catch up in hormone production. Her growth and milestones may be closely observed.

Please inquire with

Endocrinology

This service is provided by the Children's & Adolescent Services department run by the County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust.