A 30-year-old male asked:
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my wife is having a 6.4 level of hypothyroidism during her 1st trimester of pregnancy. is it a matter of risk or can be controlled?

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Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Can be controlled: She must consult with her ob/gyn and an endocrinologist (thyroid specialist). It is essential for the good health of the baby ; your wife to make frequent appointments and keep them.
Answered on Apr 19, 2014

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