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Doctor insights on: Hypothyroidism Hirsutism Women Once Corrected

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Could hypothyroidism too cause hirsutism?

Could hypothyroidism too cause hirsutism?

Why ask?: You already have PCOS which is a common cause of hirsutism. You are already taking 2 meds which are likely to help. The ginette 35 might al;so help. Hypothyroid often causes loss of scalp hair but is not a common cause of hirsutism. You neglected to mention the doses. This can be important. Have you been checked for thyroid? You do not list any med related to thyroid. ...Read more

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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How come women with hypothyroidism are infertile?

How come women with hypothyroidism are infertile?

THYROID HORMONE: Is a key hormone that regulates just about how everything else works in your body. For a healthy pregnancy to occur and go to term without complications, it is extremely important for your thyroid to be working normally. ...Read more

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What is the beat multivitamin for women with hypothyroidism?

What is the beat multivitamin for women with hypothyroidism?

Depends: Pure encapsulations has some decent products. Choose something with some selenium and iodine. But best to test zinc, copper, b12, d, etc to find out where you are deficient. Not everyone needs iron or copper. ...Read more

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Do woman that have hypothyroid have trouble getting pregnant?

Do woman that have hypothyroid have trouble getting pregnant?

Yes.: Thyroid disorders can certainly decrease fertility and damage your fetus' brain; see an endocrinologist to control your thyroid function before attempting pregnancy. ...Read more

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How is estrogen and progesterone affected by hypothyroidism in women?

How is estrogen and progesterone affected by hypothyroidism in women?

Unpredictable: There may be decreased secretion and decreased metabolism, but in general the levels are somewhat abnormal. Luckily hypothyroidism is easily treated by brand name T4 replacement. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of a woman with hypothyroidism getting pregnant?

Good: Chances of pregnancy are improved once the thyroid level is in the normal range. An underactive thyroid often leads to lack of ovulation or infrequent ovulation. ...Read more

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Is pregnancy is safe in hypothyroidism women? What r t complications in child?

Is pregnancy is safe in hypothyroidism women? What r t complications in child?

Treat before pregnan: Hypothyroidism should be corrected by an appropriate dose of brand name T4 before you get pregnant. If you're already pregnant, make sure your abnormal thyroid is treated properly immediately, as low thyroid level can endanger the pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Excess Hair (Definition)

Hirsutism is a clinical finding in which there is abnormal growth of facial hair. This can occur anorexia ...Read more