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Doctor insights on: Hashimotos Induced By Pregnancy

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Can you tell me the risks associated with pregnancy with hashimotos? Thank you.

Can you tell me the risks associated with pregnancy with hashimotos? Thank you.

Few: Hashimoto's thyroiditis is one of the most common causes for a low thyroid. The most important thing, in regards to pregnancy, is to make sure your thyroid level remains normal throughout. We typically have patients do thyroid blood tests as soon as they know they are pregnant, and then about every 2 months while pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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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Hashimoto's. Any pregnancy risks?

Hashimoto's. Any pregnancy risks?

Yes.: The mother needs both a free-t3 and TSH drawn early in pregnancy, followed up monthly measurements during the pregnacy. Most women have a significant increase in total T4 and t3, (liothyronine) due the hyperestrogenemia, which occurs with a secondary increase in thyroid binding globulin. Free thyroid levels will fall if a women is on thyroid, and may fall if reserve has been decreased by hashimoto's. ...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 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

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Is being diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy common? 26/f. Itp, ibs-d, hashimotos. 2 children, want #3 but afraid of cancer diagnosis when pregnant

Is being diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy common? 26/f. Itp, ibs-d, hashimotos. 2 children, want #3 but afraid of cancer diagnosis when pregnant

No: It is extremely uncommon to be diagnosed with cancer while pregnant. Do you have itp? This is something to discuss with your doctor prior to getting pregnant but it does not increase your risk of cancer. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have Hashimoto's, start out hyperthyroid during pregnancy and slowly become hypothyroid and not gain a considerable amount of weight?

Is it possible to have Hashimoto's, start out hyperthyroid during pregnancy and slowly become hypothyroid and not gain a considerable amount of weight?

YES: Early Hashimotos THYROIDITIS can result in elevated thyroid hormone levels and later on as the organ gets replaced by inflammatory tissue the thyroid function can fall! SYMPTOMS however do NOT necessarily reflect the laboratory findings. A CLINICAL evaluation by a Board Certified Endocrinologist is advised! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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My tubes have been tied for over 7 years. I have hypothyroidism and hashimotos disease...so my periods arent regular. I have been sick for three days and been craving ice something fierce. I craved it the same way with my 4 previous pregnancies. Could I b

My tubes have been tied for over 7 years. I have hypothyroidism and hashimotos disease...so my periods arent regular. I have been sick for three days and been craving ice something fierce. I craved it the same way with my 4 previous pregnancies. Could I b

Tubes tied PG?: 35 F had tubes tied 7 years ago. sick and craving ice like prev pregnancies asks if I can be pregnant? The answer is yes. Tying the tubes is very effective but not 100%. So would get pregnancy test if you have been exposed to vaginal sex with a man's penis in your vagina. ...Read more

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I have hashimoto's and i just underwent a round of ivf. My doctor now has me on prednisone, will this help keep the pregnancy. ?

I have hashimoto's and i just underwent a round of ivf. My doctor now has me on prednisone, will this help keep the pregnancy. ?

Yes.: Hashimoto's thyroiditis must be under control for you to have good outcome. Follow your rei doctor's advice - sounds like you are in good hands. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily, rest, maintain a positive attitude and have faith in god that things will go well. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Should my thyroid (tsh) levels be under "3" before trying pregnancy (ie to insure a healthier pregnancy)? I have hashimoto hypothyroidism.

Should my thyroid (tsh) levels be under "3" before trying pregnancy (ie to insure a healthier pregnancy)?  I have hashimoto hypothyroidism.

Depends: A TSH level of 3 determined 24 hours after the last and immediately before taking the next pill indicates that the thyroid hormone administered is sufficient - if if was taken within hours of taking a dose of thyroid hormone, the amount of thyroid hormone administered may be too low by the time you will be taking your next dose. ...Read more

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Hyperthyroid and positive antibodies at 7 months postpartum. By 10 months pp my thyroid was normal. Tsh always normal before pregnancy.hashimotos?

Hyperthyroid and positive antibodies at 7 months postpartum. By 10 months pp my thyroid was normal. Tsh always normal before pregnancy.hashimotos?

Postpartum thyroid: There is a condition known as postpartum thyroiditis which, in contradistinction to most thyroiditis, begins with a period of HYPERthyroidism as you describe. It is most common in women who had pre-existing thyroid antibodies in their blood but normal TSH/normal thyroid function. Usually no treatment is required. This whole scenario is likely related to Hashimoto's. Antibodies likely to remain. ...Read more

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No meds work for hashimotos. Why?

No meds work for hashimotos.   Why?

Just need thyroid : You just need to treat to treat the thyroid whether it is overactive or underactive. You will not need other medications unless something else is happening ...Read more

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How do you lose the wight that hashimotos causes?

How do you lose the wight that hashimotos causes?

Levothyroxine: If you've gained weight because of an underactive thyroid gland, then taking levothyroxine to bring your thyroid hormone levels back to normal should help. Once your thyroid hormone levels are back to normal with medication your body won't be hypothyroid. ...Read more