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I undergone for a total thyroidectomy last sept. Would i get pregnant after the procedure ?

I undergone for a total thyroidectomy last sept. Would i get pregnant after the procedure 
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Yes: If you take the proper dose of thyroid hormone you should be able to get pregnant if your ovaries are normal. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Im total thyroidectomy is there a chance to get pregnant?

Im total thyroidectomy is there a chance to get pregnant?

Thyroidectomy: If you have had a total thyroidectomy your doctor must have started you on replacement thyroid hormone. In that case, once your thyroid levels are under control there is no thyroid reason for you not to get pregnant. ...Read more

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I had a total thyroidectomy in january. Recently my pap test came back with agus cells, so i had a colposcopy & biopsy. Is pregnancy still possible?

I had a total thyroidectomy in january.  Recently my pap test came back with agus cells, so i had a colposcopy & biopsy. Is pregnancy still possible?

Yes indeed: Congratulations on your focus both on getting good health care and your desire to become a mother. The biopsy results will determine whether there's anything in the endocervix that needs to be treated -- chances of a lesion requiring hysterectomy producing only "agus" are low. Be sure to maintain your thyroid medication through your pregnancy. ...Read more

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How would pregnancy symptoms differ after a total thyroidectomy? Will I be more sick, fatigued, etc.

How would pregnancy symptoms differ after a total thyroidectomy? Will I be more sick, fatigued, etc.

Not much: Tsh, fsh, and lh all share a common "arm" as hormones produced by the pituitary gland. However, while there is some cross reactivity, pregnancy is much more complex than just a thyroid hormone alteration. You will still need to be on replacement (synthyroid) therapy, but it will not affect your pregnancy per se. ...Read more

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I was wondering if prenatal was a good vitamin I am not pregnant I have had a thyroidectomy?

I was wondering if prenatal was a good vitamin I am not pregnant I have had a thyroidectomy?

Sure it is!: Any multivitamin is a good vitamin, whether you take prenatal or just eye vitamins. Any multivitamin is better than no multivitamin. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Loury
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Thyroidectomy (Definition)

This is the removal of all or part of the thyroid gland. It is generally performed for rumors of the gland, occasionally for enlarged and hyper functioning glands that do ...Read more