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A 24-year-old female asked:

I have hashimoto's (hypothyroid and tested positive for thyroid antibodies ).i take eltroxin but still had two misscariages .how can i prevent it ?

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Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Stay positive: Miscarriages are more common than many realize. It is discouraging to have had 2 but it still may simply be bad luck. Meanwhile, make sure your thyroid levels are in the normal range. Ideally your TSH should be less than 2 and it does not respond quickly to treatment. It is the thyroid level and not the antibodies that affect your fertility. Then get checked further if you continue to miscarry.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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