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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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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 and anti-thyroid antibodies. ...Read more

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Doc over phone said I had thyroid level of 4 and put on synthroid 0.05mg. Is tis very serious case of hypot? Med for life? I miscarried aft dignosis

Doc over phone said I had thyroid level of 4 and put on synthroid 0.05mg. Is tis very serious case of hypot? Med for life?  I miscarried aft dignosis

Would depend on the: normal values at that lab. But frankly Ive never seen a thyroid test in which 4 wasnt normal. I have seen, frequently, people who are borderline abnormal one week and normal the next. I suspect that taking a medication alters the normal control of the normal hormone secretion and it isnt therefore a good thing to be on thyroid hormone if one does not need it. ...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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Hasimoto, low thyroid, 2 miscarriages. How to put Anti TPO down, I have 844 :( Armour 90 mg 3 days, Armour 60mg 4 days.

Hasimoto, low thyroid, 2 miscarriages. How to put Anti TPO down, I have 844 :( Armour 90 mg 3 days, Armour 60mg 4 days.

Not need to: The thyroid antibodies levels will be present land stay present. what you need to do is look at the thyroid blood test such as TSH, free T4, total T4 that's what you're trying to treat. You may be wiser to go on Synthroid and stay on Armour Thyroid. You can discuss this with your physician ...Read more

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. Krishna Kumar
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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