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tsh in pregnancy what is the normal

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Not always: Tsh and hcg, the pregnancy hormone, have very similar structures, and some biologic cross-reactivity. The high levels of HCG in pregnancy can provide ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
You postpartum?: Hi. It sounds like you're no longer pregnant and you delivered your baby. Is that correct? Autoimmune thyroid disease is not uncommonly seen in the po ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Needs treatment: A TSH level higher than 5 indicates thyroid deficiency and it can be readily treated with a pill that your doctor can prescribe. Low thyroid function ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Normal: Your thyroid levels are normal. You did not mention whether you are on thyroid hormone or not. If you are, you should get thyroid levels done period ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Correct it: It is important to try to correct your thyroid before you are pregnant. The standards used in pregnancy are even stricter than the normals your lab gi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Thyroid function: Tsh is the most sensitive test to show any abnormality in thyroid function. Yours is in normal range.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Consult doctor: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Depends: First of all, you can be on thyroid med if you are pregnant. Second, with the labs above, you have subclinical hypothyroidism. To treat or not to tr ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Hyperthyroid: Hi. There are several kinds of hyperthyroidism, so of which can potentially affect the fetus. You should see an endocrinologist for assessment and man ... Read More
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