A 20-year-old female asked:
My boyfriend and i want a baby, would it be safe to get pregnant while i'm suffering from graves' disease?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Endocrinology 44 years experience
Graves pregnancy: The graves hyperthyroidism can be controlled, but once you become pregnant, then the use of drugs becomes more difficult. Talk to your endocrinologist. One strategy would be to ablate your thyroid with radioactive iodine, or surgically remove the thyroid, prior to pregnancy.
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Last updated Dec 11, 2013
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