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What happens if you have hyperthyroid and you get pregnant?

What happens if you have hyperthyroid and you get pregnant?

Depends: Depends on what type of hyperthyroidism. If it is grave's disease then i would recommend to do preconceptional counseling with your endocrinologis and high risk dr. Pts with graves disease can affect the fetus immunoglobulins cross the placenta and affect. Usually this is seen by us and doppler where you will see elevated hear rates and possible fetal goiter. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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Can hyperthyroidism reduces the chance of getting pregnant ?

Can hyperthyroidism reduces the chance of getting pregnant 
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Absolutely: Yes it can. Hyperthyroidism is a significant health threat in many regards, and in extreme cases can be life threatening. This is not one to fool around with. ...Read more

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Will taking prenatal pills higher the chances of getting pregnant when hyperthyroid is stabilized?

Will taking prenatal pills higher the chances of getting pregnant when hyperthyroid is stabilized?

No: Pnv will increase the likelihood of a healthy pregnancy but will not increase likelihood of conception (regardless of state of thyroid). ...Read more

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Is it harder to get pregnant if you have hyperthyroid?

Is it harder to get pregnant if you have hyperthyroid?

Yes: Abnormal thyroid function, whether hyper- or hypo-thyroidism is very often associated with reproductive problems in women. Unlike hypothyroidism (under-active thyroid, ) which is often asymptomatic and usually fairly low-risk, hyperthyroidism can be extremely dangerous if not controlled. Generally when thyroid levels are normalized with treatment, reproductive outcomes can be excellent. ...Read more

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Can i still get pregnant even my husband is hyperthyroidism?

Yes: Yes, but anyone, even your husband, with hyperthyroidism should be evaluated a treated. His semen analysis may be altered slightly due to his thyroid condition, but it shouldn't make a big difference unless he has other underlying fertility problems. ...Read more

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What to do if I have hyperthyroidism for male (wife wanting to get pregnant)?

What to do if I have hyperthyroidism for male (wife wanting to get pregnant)?

Standard Rx for HT: The usual treatments should lesses possible spermatogenic and social physical symptom once normal thyroid function results. ...Read more

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I have hyperthyroidism & my fiance and i are trying to get pregnant. Is it possible?

I have hyperthyroidism & my fiance and i are trying to get pregnant. Is it possible?

yes: It's possible but i would get the thyroid uber control as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I want to get pregnant, but i've got high hyperthyroidism, my doctor said i shouldn't get pregnant, but i want a 2nd opinion, would it be okay?

Hyperthyroid: It's always ok to get a second opinion. Thyroid disease can significantly affect your pregnancy: ability to carry through pregnancy and fetal development. You first need to find out the cause of the hyperthyroidism so you can treat it. Some hyperthyroidism treatment (radioactive iodine treatment) cannot be done in pregnancy or someone who is trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. Olav Jaren
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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


Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more