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hypothyroidism and light periods

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carly Kelley
12 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid and periods: Hypothyroidism certainly could cause irregular periods. Some other symptoms of hypothyroidism are weight gain, cold intolerance, dry skin, fatigue, co ... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Possible get checked: uIt may be possible and only way you can find ot is by getting cohecked by your doctor and if suspected by history and physical exam,you will need a b ... Read More

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Periods: It is time to see your gynecologist who look into your problem with periods and also check your thyroid.
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Hypothyroidism can cause missed periods. If not done recently, recheck TSH to see if you may need a higher dose of thyroid hormone. Failure to ovulat ... Read More
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
See a doc?: See a doctor. This can be very easily figured out in the office, but not on the internet. You could also resubmit with more info (your age, menstrual ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doct ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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No periods: You didn't give your age so I cannot directly answer your question. Any pink on the tissue requires a visit to your gynecologist. Is your thyroid unde ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common problem: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
66 years experience Family Medicine
Harmonal imbalance: Nothing to worry about much. Avoid dieting, too much exercise, skipping meals, smoking, and too much worrying. Your cycle will straighten out. If thy ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Irregular menses: Hopefully your hypothyroidism is being adequately treated. Your menstrual periods may take several more months to become regular again, and would not ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
52 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: The most common cause is autoimmune or hashimoto's hypothyroidism. Especially in the beginning, this can fluctuate leading to unpredictable changes in ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: Hypothyroidism slows down your metabolism and can prolong your period making it lasts longer and heavier.
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A female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Irregular menses: This is a bit of breakthrough spotting because you have gone three months without your period. See your gyn to determine why you have not had a period ... Read More

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