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Elevated Troponin Related Thyroid Infertility Problems
Troponin is an enzyme found in heart muscle, which is involved in the muscle fiber's ability to contract. It is extremely specific to heart muscle, and hence if levels are elevated in the blood, it points very confidently toward heart muscle damage as a cause of patient's symptoms. In fact, it is the test that is used to definitively ...Read more
Having fullness in my neck and shortness of breath, had ECG and troponin check all normal as well as cxr. I am already on losartan 25 mg once a day.?
Thyroid disease: Hypo- or hyper-thyroidism can affect pregnancies and lower your chance of conceiving. When you do get pregnant, both can have an effect on the fetus during development and after delivery. Therefore, it's best to see your doctor to make sure your thyroid hormones are in the normal range before getting pregnant. If you are pregnant, you should let your doctor know as well. ...Read more
Could thyroid disease be linked to infertility? I have been reading a lot about thyroid disease symptoms and think I may have a thyroid problem. I have never had insurance and don't go to doctors offices unless im almost dying. I have a lot of unexplained
Absolutely: If you are clinically hypothyroid or clinically hyperthyroid, it can cause infertility. Sometimes, with this thyroid disease you can get pregnant but it will increase the risk of miscarriage and in cases of hypothyroidism, it can adverse effects on the fetus. If you have thyroid disease you should consult with your doctor before attempting pregnancy. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Maybe: But not likely. Need more info to answer? ...Read more
My period was 16 days apart. I'm TTC. My thyroid was removed 3 yrs ago. Is this a sign of infertility?
Yes: If you are bleeding every 16 days then you are not ovulating and cannot get pregnant - normal periods never happen more frequently than every 21 days. You need to see your doctor to find out why you bleed so frequently. ...Read more
Is there a connection between those who have papillary thyroid cancer (total thyroidectomy) infertility issues, and early onset of perimenopause?
Partner having hormone & thyroid blood test for infertility. Will heavy drinking for two days 38hours before test affect result? Going on stag do.
Should be okay: Should be okay. Another way to answer this is to point out how fertile people can be while intoxicated. :). ...Read more
I have pcos 3 years infertility and TSH is 4.60 with all symptoms of hypo, my doctors are not concerned with thyroid should I find someone who is?
Expert consultation: I assume you were/are hospitalized for this. The pneumonia should be treated. The pneumonia could have been severe enough to cause heart strain leading to an elevated troponin. I also assume an EKG was done. You are young to have heart disease. Discuss with your doctor the need for further work up including echocardiogram, lipid panel. Possible referral to cardiology for heart catheterization ...Read more
No: Look for another cause.Get a more detailed answer ›
Few things: Troponin is a marker of several heart disorder including heart attack. Other cardiac conditions such as inflammation of the heart muscle, inflammation of the sac around the heart (pericardoum) also can cause troponin release in the blood. Troponin is increased in cardiac contusion, defibrillation of the heart and some cardiac procedures. It is positive up to 10-14 days after the injury. ...Read more
TB lymphadenitis: No-this disease will not cause u to be infertile. That's at least looking at your 'whole life'. In the short term u may be 'wiped out' from fighting this infection, so sometimes your period won't come (hence you're not fertile for that month). The body does that to devote resources where they need to go -which is getting u better. U will get through this and be healthy enough to have a baby later. ...Read more
Both husband & wife is having hypo thyroidism. Will that affect sexual life and is there a problem in wife getting conceived and giving birth?
Treat the disease: Not if they are appropriately treated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Troponin 1 was normal, but CPK was considerably elevated, doctor did not seem concerned. CPK test two days later was half initial value, ideas?
Tropnin: Cpk can leak from muscle cardiac and skeletal as well as brain. Tropnin is more specific for cardiac source ...Read more
Causes of significantly elevated myoglobin but normal troponin and normal ck. This was during a severe sle flare. Can just lupus cause high myoglobin?
Yes: Only myoglobin would be related to muscle. With lupus, possibly inflammatory. It could be associated with elevated ck but not always, depending on extent of disease. ...Read more
Sorry for all the questions about broken heart, chest pains, troponin, etc. I just have so many medical problems going on and I'm really scared. Thanks?
You are welcome: This is exactly what this website is intended for, to try and help people with problems and health related questions. You are welcome. ...Read more
Tuberculosis: Chronic specific granulomatous inflammation of the lymph node with caseation necrosis, caused by infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis or Mycobacterium bovis may affect fertility, just as any other severe systemic infection. You should be assessed and treated for this disease ASAP and following cure your fertility is likely to return to normal. ...Read more
See your doctor: It implies damage to the cells of your heart. You should discuss this test in context with your doctor. ...Read more
Yes and no: Troponins as you likely know by asking this question is an enzyme liberated into the bloodstream by damaged myocardial cells. While pneumonia and a myocardial event are technically separate entities. They can be linked. Patients with pneumococcal pneumonia are at substantial risk for a concurrent acute cardiac event, such as mi, serious arrhythmia, or new or worsening chf. ...Read more
Troponin: Not sure why a troponin was drawn in a pneumonia patient. If the patient has no heart attack symptoms, would just treat the pneumonia and evaluate the cardiac status after the pneumonia resolves. If heart attack symptoms, might be heart attack and heart failure not pneumonia. Should ask the doc what's the story. ...Read more
Unlikely: If the source of myoglobin is cardiac, troponin will be positive as well. If myoglobin was elevated with a negative troponin, other possible sources of myoglobin should be considered. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Can your troponin be elevated to 5.0 with microvascular disease with chest pain. Also a normal cath.
Troponin leak: Vasospastic angina (coronary spasm) and coronary artery bridging (artery dives through heart muscle, thereby is compressed with each beat) may be associated with otherwise normal coronaries, especially in the presence of significant physical, emotional or chemical (drug abuse) stress. ...Read more
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