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Hypothyroidism Symptoms Vs Pregnancy Symptoms
I've had hypothyroidism since I was a baby & am on microgestin fe. I've been having a few pregnancy symptoms. How likely would it be that I'm pregnant?
Do a home test: If you have taken your birth control pill exactly as prescribed at the same time every day you are unlikely to be pregnant. Weighing over 150 lbs., missing or late doses, and taking certain other medicines ( like antibiotics) may decrease the effectiveness of your pill and increase your risk of pregnancy. ...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
What are the symptoms of hypothyroidism in pregnancy. 10 weeks pregnant and often feel cold, no other issues.
Cretinism: Until about 14 weeks gestation the fetus depends on the mother's thyroid hormone before it can make its own. Severe low levels of maternal thyroid hormone can cause cretinism which is a syndrome of severe physical stunting and mental developmental delay. If already diagnosed with hypothyroidism be diligent about taking daily thyroid hormone medication and get levels checked every 3 months at least. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See specialist: With proper treatment you could have a natural pregnancy. Tsh (thyroid hormone) levels have to be in the normal range, otherwise this can have an adverse effect on your pregnancy chances. A thyroid replacement hormone (synthroid) would be indicated. Pcos is an ovulatory disorder and can be helped with the proper protocol as well. It may take more than one try in order to get your cycle just right. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have hypothyroid.My dose was increased during ppregnancy i.E 100 mg.Before pregnancy i took 75 mg..Now wht should my dose shd?
How does hypothyroidism affect pregnancy? My level is 6.2. Will it make morning sickness worse or trouble firing pregnancy?
Thyroid medication: Hypothyroidism is low thyroid. Not treating it during pregnancy can cause increased risk of miscarriage, developmental delay in the baby and possible severe health problems in the mom. Any of the prescription medications, synthroid, Armour Thyroid and levothyroxine, are safe in pregnancy. It is important to get your thyroid checked each trimester during pregnancy since your thyroid needs may go up. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
Take your meds: Continue to take your meds as prescribed by your providers. Pregnancy can affect what doses are required to maintain normal levels and your dose may need adjustment. Don't stop your thyroid meds without consulting your doc....Doing so can be harmful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No. : Hi. No, treated hypothyroidism does not put you into high risk pregnancy status. Usually your stable pre-preganancy thyroid hormone dose will need to be raised early in pregnancy. Either your OB will do that, or send you to an endocrinologist. To a healthy pregnancy! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How is sperm affected by a male with hypothyroidism? How long after being diagnosed does it make pregnancy difficult?
Not directly: No direct cause and effect relation.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am hypothyroid and on medication. how early to detect pregnancy to adjust levels to avoid miscarriage? ASAP or within a week or two?
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