A 31-year-old female asked:
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can long term use of birth control pills with estrogen cause high tsh levels / hypothyroid ?

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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
From what I can: gather in the literature, OC's can affect the thyroid,but I'm not sure it can cause frank hypothyroidism.. I would talk to an Endocrinologist about this.
Answered on May 17, 2016

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