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How does hypothyroidism affect pregnancy? My level is 6.2. Will it make morning sickness worse or trouble firing pregnancy?

How does hypothyroidism affect pregnancy? My level is 6.2. Will it make morning sickness worse or trouble firing pregnancy?

Thyroid/ pregnancy: Thyroid can have profound affects on fetal development. Please see and endocrinologist prior to pregnancy so that you will have adequate counseling and treatment ...Read more

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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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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?

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?

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. ...Read more

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I had my first child 16 months ago via csection and I think I may have hypothyroid now..is that possible..I had no complications during my pregnancy?

Yes: Hypothyroidism is not uncommon and develop at any time in life. If you feel that you are having the symptoms get in to your PCP for testing and treatment. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is it like to have untreated hypothyroidism during pregnancy?

Hazardous: No one leaves hypothyroidism untreated during pregnancy, It can harm the pregnancy, If you are hypothyroid you levels are monitored very closely during pregnancy ...Read more

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I have hypothyroid.My dose was increased during ppregnancy i.E 100 mg.Before pregnancy i took 75 mg..Now wht should my dose shd?

I have hypothyroid.My dose was increased during ppregnancy i.E 100 mg.Before pregnancy i took 75 mg..Now wht should my dose shd?

Check labs: Binding proteins returning to normal lead many woman to return to their pre pregnancy dose. Factors like weight gain and breast feeding can keep a dose higher. A lab draw will help. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have Hashimoto's, start out hyperthyroid during pregnancy and slowly become hypothyroid and not gain a considerable amount of weight?

Is it possible to have Hashimoto's, start out hyperthyroid during pregnancy and slowly become hypothyroid and not gain a considerable amount of weight?

YES: Early Hashimotos THYROIDITIS can result in elevated thyroid hormone levels and later on as the organ gets replaced by inflammatory tissue the thyroid function can fall! SYMPTOMS however do NOT necessarily reflect the laboratory findings. A CLINICAL evaluation by a Board Certified Endocrinologist is advised! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having ...Read more