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Can thyroid problems cause miscarriage?

Can thyroid problems cause miscarriage?

Yes: If your thyroid activity is already low, you have increased risk of miscarriage. Also, it's important to remember that if you are already on thyroid supplementation, once you get pregnant, you might need to be retested and have your dose adjusted higher. ...Read more

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Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


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Have thyroid problems. Bleeding for 4 days. I am about 3months with child. Is this a sign that I am gona miscarry when i got my med for thyroids (yearly) levels were 22. Didnt no that i was preg. At that time.

Have thyroid problems. Bleeding for 4 days. I am about 3months with child. Is this a sign that I am gona miscarry when i got my med for thyroids (yearly) levels were 22. Didnt no that i was preg. At that time.

It is concerning: Bleeding for 4 days is concerning and should be evaluated by your ob-gyn. A thyroid level of 22 is high and can lead to increased risk of miscarriage but if caught early that may be avoided with medication so see you doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Can thyroid issues cause a miscarriage?

Can thyroid issues cause a miscarriage?

Yes: Thyroid hormones are very important for pregnancy and could cause problems if severely dysfunctional. ...Read more

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Which thyroid disease causes a female to lack a menstrual cycle and have miscarriages?

Which thyroid disease causes a female to lack a menstrual cycle and have miscarriages?

All: Thyroid disease in general can affect the menstrual cycle and increase the risk of miscarriage. Hyperthyroidism more commonly does this than hypothyroidism but both can. The easy solution is to get the thyroid problem addressed and treated. ...Read more

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Noticing hair loss. 40 F. Thyroid, dhea-s, testosterone, zinc, b12 normal. Miscarriage last yr, but derm. says not cause. Puzzled- Can it be stress?

Noticing hair loss. 40 F. Thyroid, dhea-s, testosterone, zinc, b12 normal. Miscarriage last yr, but derm. says not cause. Puzzled- Can it be stress?

Look Simple First: Stress can cause hair loss. You listed a lot of tests, but few basic ones. Iron def is an often overlooked cause and may be one the most common. You don't have to have anemia but low iron, simp blood test. Preg or early preg loss. OCPs. Menopause. Thyroid dz. Other B vit def. (biotin). Sig wt loss. PCOS. Meds. Low estrogen. In male pat levels not always high. consid bx. Basic w/u 1st. PCP 1st. ...Read more

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Fast heart pulse days after miscarriage, thyroid problem? Or just normal? I had a lot of blood tests, do doctors have to specifically look for thyroid

Fast heart pulse days after miscarriage, thyroid problem? Or just normal? I had a lot of blood tests, do doctors have to specifically look for thyroid

Probably not thyroid: The elevated rate could be due to physical stress, blood loss, infection, or other causes. Simple lab tests should be helpful in sorting this out. ...Read more

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Af 7days late hpt positive testosteronet 58 T3 (liothyronine) 27 T4 7.4 TSH 4.0 thyroid peroxidase ab 359 am i at risk of miscarriage see gyn on 25july watery discha?

Af 7days late hpt positive testosteronet 58 T3 (liothyronine) 27 T4 7.4 TSH 4.0 thyroid peroxidase ab 359 am i at risk of miscarriage see gyn on 25july watery discha?

Thyroid disease : Thyroid disease can increase the risk of a miscarriage . It is also very important to normelizze the thyroid function tests before the peegnancy since the function of the thyroid gland is very important for the development of the baby. Your current thyroid function tests are considered high and the sooner you can see your obgyn the better. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for early miscarriage? thyroid can be a reason for miscarriage?

What are the reasons for early miscarriage? thyroid can be a reason for miscarriage?

Yes: Yes, hyper and hypo-thyroidism can be a cause of miscarriage. Unlikely cause, but definitely within the realm of possibility. The most common cause of 99% of all first trimester miscarriages is going to be chromosomal abnormalities, embryos that just aren't compatible with life. If you have untreated thryoid disease, though, make sure you get it treated before having unprotected sex ...Read more

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Doctor my husband has got thyroid is this can be the reason of my two miscarriages?

NO: If you have thyroid problems that could cause miscarriage but your husband's have nothing to do with this. About 1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage so even 2 miscarriages is not that unusual. But you might want to have a thorough check of your thyroid status including free t3 (liothyronine) and anti-thyroid antibodies. ...Read more

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24to 64 day periods thyroid issues is this pcos? Had a baby in 2004. Had multiple miscarriages up to six weeks . Want to try for a baby in 2014

24to 64 day periods  thyroid issues  is this pcos? Had a baby in 2004. Had multiple miscarriages up to six weeks . Want to try for a baby in 2014

Perhaps: You may have pcos though it is impossible to say for sure. With multiple miscarriages, you should see a fertility doctor before you try to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is a "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only an elective interrupted ...Read more