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Does having thyroid disease make you a high risk pregnancy?

Does having thyroid disease make you a high risk pregnancy?

Absolutely!: Thyroidopathies can increase your risk for multiple adverse perinatal outcomes - seek care with an endocrinologist and/or maternal-fetal medicine specialist throughout this pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

A condition in which the thyroid gland can't make enough thyroid hormone to keep ...Read more


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Can having a thyroid disease make you at high risk, for a high risk pregnancy?

Can having a thyroid disease make you at high risk, for a high risk pregnancy?

It could : Thyroid disease includes conditions with both too much (hyperthyroid) and too little (hypothyroidism) thyroid hormone. These pt. ...Read more

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I have PCOS no periods. High risk of womb cancer, how high? How to be tested? Also high levels of oestrogen and testosterone hormones.

I have PCOS no periods. High risk of womb cancer, how high? How to be tested? Also high levels of oestrogen and testosterone hormones.

Your gynecologist is: The answer can be best obtained from your gynecologist. If you do not have one, you should find one who can help you manage your PCOS. Cancer is not a significant risk for you. I do not think Cancer of the womb is associated with PCOS. ...Read more

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Does having a thyroid disease make your pregnancy high risk?

Does having a thyroid disease make your pregnancy high risk?

Absolutely!: Thyroidopathies are one of the most common reasons for high-risk pregnancy status. They can cause preterm birth, preeclampsia, diabetes mellitus, fetal goiter, fetal hyperthyroidism, cretinism, fetal arrhythmias among other complications. Finally, postpartum depression may be more common in the context of thyroidopathy. ...Read more

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Can sudden and strong scare cause problem at 23 week of pregnancy?I am high risk pregnant, with history of PPROM, currently low cervix w/cerclage

Can sudden and strong scare cause problem at 23 week of pregnancy?I am high risk pregnant, with history of PPROM, currently low cervix w/cerclage

You should be ok: Preterm Labor and/or weak cervix are very complex conditions. You already do have the best evidence based preventative tool in use: a cerclage. PERSISTENT high emotional stress is not good for your overall health, but a one time high stress event should not adversely affect your pregnancy. If you have leakage of fluid or persistant vaginal bloody discharge, seek MD eval. Otherwise you should be ok ...Read more

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Would thyroid issues such as, hypothyrism, increase the chance of having abnormalties or birth defects to my pregency?

Would thyroid issues  such as, hypothyrism, increase the chance of having abnormalties or birth defects to my pregency?

Can endanger pregnan: Hypothyroidism can certainly endanger your pregnancy and lead to miscarriage or fetal compromise. The fetus depends upon your thyroid for the first 8-12 weeks. Make sure your thyroid level is normalized with brand name T4 replacement, and do it before you become pregnant. Check level during pregnancy as replacement needs can change significantly while pregnant. ...Read more

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Can high TSH levels or hypothyroidism cause miscarriages?

Can high TSH levels or hypothyroidism cause miscarriages?

Yes: Thyroid malfunction, especially hypothyroidism can cause miscarriage. Please see the article below for thyroid function and pregnancy. http://www.nytimes.com/ref/health/healthguide/esn-hypothyroidism-expert.html?pagewanted=all. ...Read more

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Does high cholestrol but pregnant women at risk for blood clots and stroke?

Does high cholestrol but pregnant women at risk for blood clots and stroke?

Stroke: Pregnancy increases risk of clot and stroke . I am not sure what do you mean from but pregnant. ? If you mean high cholestrol and pregnant ? Yes both increase risk of cerebro/cardio vascular events... ...Read more

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Is vomiting water while pregnant normal? Im a high risk pregnancy due to a low cervix and spontaneous premature labor my past 2 pregnancies.

Is vomiting water while pregnant normal? Im a high risk pregnancy due to a low cervix and spontaneous premature labor my past 2 pregnancies.

Ask your OB MD: You need to contact your treating OB MD who is providing your continuing care for this answer, who will know your history and have examined you previously. ...Read more

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Am I a high risk pregnancy because of my heart murmur and will delivery be dangerous?

Am I a  high risk pregnancy because of my heart murmur and will delivery be dangerous?

Possibly.: It all depends on what type of cardiac condition you have; if it is only a mild mitral valve prolapse for example, you should anticipate completely normal outcomes. If it is something more serious, your cardiologist and perinatologist should devise a birthing plan to assist you and minimize the risks to your health. ...Read more

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Can a miscarriage with my previous pregnancy of 10 weeks, caused increase in my thyroid levels to 4.6?

Can a miscarriage with my previous pregnancy of 10 weeks, caused increase in my thyroid levels to 4.6?

It depends.: If the elevated thyroid level is a high Free T4 @ 4.6 ng/ml with a low TSH ...Read more

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Does high birth weight pregnancy increase the risk for diabetes later in life?

Does high birth weight pregnancy increase the risk for diabetes later in life?

YES!: Birth weight over 4 kilos or 9 lb increases the likelihood that the mother will develop overt diabetes outside of pregnancy. Diet and exercise to decrease your weight for height can avert this dire complication. ...Read more

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Is there a higher risk of preterm labor if I have high blood pressure?

Is there a higher risk of preterm labor if I have high blood pressure?

No: But you have a higher chance of preterm delivery because induction or c/s may become necc. For medical reasons. ...Read more

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Are the chances of miscarriage still high in 2nd trimester with twins?

Are the chances of miscarriage still high in 2nd trimester with twins?

Twin Pregnancies : The twin miscarriage rate is 17-20% overall, but does become less frequent later in pregnancy. Nevertheless, as you already know, twin pregnancy is a high risk pregnancy, and should be under the close care of your OB provider. ...Read more

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11weeks pregnant with controlled hypothyroidsm, thyroid levels are verynormal.Down syndrome scan due nextweek.Does being hypothyroid concerns downsyndrome.

11weeks pregnant with controlled hypothyroidsm, thyroid levels are verynormal.Down syndrome scan due nextweek.Does being hypothyroid concerns downsyndrome.

No: There is no connection between hypothyroidism, even if it is uncontrolled, and down's syndrome. Congratulations on your baby, and i hope all is well with the scan next week. ...Read more

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Premature ovarian failure and under active thyroid. Am i at risk for other conditions?

Premature ovarian failure and under active thyroid. Am i at risk for other conditions?

Yes: Osteoporosis, hypercholesterolnemia, early onset heart disease, weight gain, and sexual dysfunction just to name a few. If you still have your uterus intact ask your gyn about hrt with estrogen/progesterone. A small dose of testosterone may also be needed. In addition, if you are hypothyroid it is very important that you be placed on supplementation for that as well. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A condition in which a woman experiences a loss of a pregnancy, typically prior ...Read more


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

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