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Are elevated troponin levels related to thyroid or infertility problems?

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Dr. Mike Bowman answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Not directly: Troponin levels reflect injury the heart muscle. The test is usually performed to see if you have had a heart attack. Thyroid disorders _can_ contribute to heart problems. Heart disease or thyroid disorders _can_ contribute to infertility problems. However, most of the time, heart disease isn't caused by thyroid problems, nor is most infertility is due to heart or thyroid problems.

Answered 12/28/2011

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Dr. Gerard Honore answered

Specializes in Fertility Medicine

Fertility: No relationship to fertility problems.

Answered 9/23/2012

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Dr. Rick Koch answered

Specializes in Cardiology

Cardiac enzymes: Troponins are leaked from certain cells upon cell death & most frequently associated with heart muscle damage.

Answered 9/11/2019

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Dr. Joseph Shen answered

Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology

Very rarely, : Patients diagnosed with amyloidosis could have elevated troponin and thyroid dysfunction simultaneously... But this is rare...http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc1860726/.

Answered 4/7/2013

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