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I'm trying to conceive and have hashimotos disease. I've been on the Depo-Provera bc shot for two years and am on celaxa. What are my odds of getting pregnant?

I'm trying to conceive and have hashimotos disease. I've been on the Depo-Provera bc shot for two years and am on celaxa. What are my odds of getting pregnant?

Pregnancy: The best place to fully answer this question would be to see either an obstetrician or gynecologist. That said, do you already have children and how old are they? Even if it has been some time since your children were born that should not prevent you from having another child. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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Is getting pregnant harder with hashimotos and presence of ana antibodies?

Is getting pregnant harder with hashimotos and presence of ana antibodies?

Preg/autoimune dx: If Hasimotos check thyroid function. Hypothyroidism makes pregnancy/fetal life harder . If ANA + check for anti-phopholipid antibodies -it increases rate of miscarriage; some are on aspirin low dose through 34-36 weeks pregnancy. Check for anticardiolipin antibodies as well.F/U w/ rheumatologist -pregnancy expert . Dr Jill Buyon -NYU or Dr. Salmon -H of spec surg . www.lupus.org ...Read more

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I have hashimoto's disease. What should I do before I try to get pregnant?

I have hashimoto's disease. What should I do before I try to get pregnant?

Check hormone level: Before getting pregnant you should be sure that your thyroid hormone level is normal. If you are on thyroid hormone replacement, your dose requirement may increase during pregnancy, so your TSH should be checked periodically during your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Risks of hashimoto's disease & pregnancy?

Risks of hashimoto's disease & pregnancy?

Check levels: If the thyroid is under active, your dosage requirement for thyroid hormone replacement may change during pregnancy. It is important that your thyroid hormone level be monitored during pregnancy to be sure that the dose you are taking is adequate. ...Read more

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How is hashimoto's disease treated in pregnancy?

How is hashimoto's disease treated in pregnancy?

Thyroid pill: It's treated just like in someone without pregnancy, except at a higher dose. The treatment of choice is a pill: levothyroxine or the brand name products. ...Read more

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I have hashimoto disease and I am pregnant do I need medication?

I have hashimoto disease and I am pregnant do I need medication?

Check thyroid: Make sure your thyroid function does not become abnormal (blood tests) and if you feel unusually tired or cold, be sure to tell your gyn. ...Read more

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I have hashimoto disease and have a pregnancy at risk. How to make it better?

I have hashimoto disease and have a pregnancy at risk. How to make it better?

Test: You need to make sure that your thyroid function test are within normal limits. ...Read more

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How are thyroglobin and tpo antibody tests related to hashimoto's disease and pregnancy?

How are thyroglobin and tpo antibody tests related to hashimoto's disease and pregnancy?

Complex.: Pregnancy will raise thyroglobulin values, necessitating an increase in total thyroid production. If hashimoto's is present, thyroid function must be assessed by free T3 (liothyronine) values and TSH during pregnancy to avoid low thyroid. Many women will develop a goiter during pregnancy, but this is physiologic. But it is imperative to constantly moniter thyroid function of the mother, or the fetus can be hurt. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Getting Pregnant (Definition)

Conception is the act of the man's sperm attaching to and entering ("fertilizing") the woman's egg. This fusion leads to the ...Read more