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Hashimotos Induced By Pregnancy
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
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
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
Test: You need to make sure that your thyroid function test are within normal limits. ...Read more
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
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 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
Is there anyway hashimotos thyroiditis or hypothyroidism could cause a false negative pregnancy test?
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
Is there an ideal healthy TSH number for those with hashimoto hypothyroidism to reach with with or w/o pregnancy?
Yes and no: There is no ideal number other than having the TSH results in the normal range. ...Read more
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. ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am detected with Hashimoto's hypothyroidism with TSH levels 4.67.Have started with 25mcg levothyroxine.Can I conceive and have healthy pregnancy?
Yes: Best wishes to you. I wish you and your partner joy. ...Read more
Hashimotos. Was fine on 25mcg synthroid, (thyroxine) now suffering from fatigue, muscle weakness, and body aches. Could there be another cause or my pregnancy?
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
How to know if my hoshimoto's levels are off during pregnancy? Blood test isn't till next week and feel horrible.
Call your doctor: Ask to have test earlier. Doctor should know about your feeling horrible! ...Read more
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