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Can you get pregnant with a TSH level of 3.2?

Can you get pregnant with a TSH level of 3.2?

Depends: It depends whether 3.2mlu/l TSH is in a normal person or in hypothyroid person taking synthroid (thyroxine). In hypothyroid person are there antithyroid antibodies present? Any comorbid condition or medications? The best fertility TSH level is in between 1and 2. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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


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Planning pregnancy, Tsh was 3.40 after having thyronorm 25mg fr 1 mnth Tsh becomes 4.10. Y it happened? How much mg is needed to get to the level 2.50

Planning pregnancy, Tsh was 3.40 after having thyronorm 25mg fr 1 mnth Tsh becomes 4.10. Y it happened? How much mg is needed to get to the level 2.50

Speak to your doctor: It may be that you're not getting enough thyronorm and your dose needs to be increased which seems more likely. It may take 1-3 months for the TSH level to go down, but should have been coming down if you've been taking it regularly for the past month. I suggest to talk to your doctor who has done the initial workup about adjusting your dose. ...Read more

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I just had a chemical pregnancy. Could it be related to my tsh level 2.92? Should my tsh be lower than 2.5 to get pregnant? Thank you

I just had a chemical pregnancy. Could it be related to my tsh level 2.92? Should my tsh be lower than 2.5 to get pregnant? Thank you

TSH normal: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, Your TSH is quite normal and is unlikely to be related to the pregnancy issue. ...Read more

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8 was TSH level 6 weeks ago, have been taking 75mgs eltroxin since. Will these meds help me get pregnant + how long does it take to work? Thks

8 was TSH level 6 weeks ago, have been taking 75mgs eltroxin since. Will these meds help me get pregnant + how long does it take to work? Thks

6 week equilibration: It takes at least six weeks on brand name T4 replacement to reach a steady state where you lab can be drawn to see if the dose needs to be readjusted. If you have hypothyroidism, correcting your abnormality can definitely increase your chances of getting pregnant and having a successful pregnancy and delivery. ...Read more

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Dr. My TSH level is 2.437 uiu/mL and normal showing in result is 0.35000- 4.9400 CMIA. Do I need to take medicine for this? Can I get pregnant?

Dr. My TSH level is 2.437 uiu/mL and normal showing in result is 0.35000- 4.9400 CMIA. Do I need to take medicine for this? Can I get pregnant?

See below: You do not need to take thyroid medication.
Your thyroid is functioning normally and would not get in the way of your getting pregnant, however, a lot of other things also have to go right for pregnancy to occur. ...Read more

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Do I need to take medicine for TSH level 2.45. While trying to get pregnant after a miscarriage? Please advise. I am so much worried after miscrge.

Do I need to take medicine for TSH level 2.45. While trying to get pregnant after a miscarriage? Please advise. I am so much worried after miscrge.

Not for TSH: Your TSH result is in the normal range and you do not need medication for this test result. However, it not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without taking history, performing physical examination and looking at all of your health records. If you do not have faith in your doctor, it is okay to consult a different one. ...Read more

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Tsh level 5.29. Is this is a reason I am not able to get pregnant from past 2 years. I have biochemical pregnancy last year. All reports are normal.

Tsh level 5.29. Is this is a reason I am not able to get pregnant from past 2 years. I have biochemical pregnancy last year. All reports are normal.

Needs treatment: A TSH level higher than 5 indicates thyroid deficiency and it can be readily treated with a pill that your doctor can prescribe. Low thyroid function can be an impediment to pregnancy.
Wish you good health and a healthy baby! ...Read more

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I have slight hypothyroidism. My TSH level is 5.6. How can I fix this so I can get pregnant?

I have slight hypothyroidism. My TSH level is 5.6. How can I fix this so I can get pregnant?

Simple treatment: If you are taking thyroid medicine now for your hypothyroidism, you will just need a slight increase in your dose, which will increase your T4 level and lower your TSH level. For women who are pregnant or trying to get pregnant, current recommendations are for treatment that lowers your TSH below 2.5. You also may need further evaluation since thyroid disease is not a common cause of infertility. ...Read more

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Hello doctor, my TSH level is 6.20 is there any danger to get pregnant. What are the precautions I need to take to conceive?

Hello doctor, my TSH level is 6.20 is there any danger to get pregnant. What are the precautions I need to take to conceive?

Evaluate and treat: Thyroid hormones are very important to the development of the fetus and maintenance of pregnancy. Hypothyroidism should be treated, especially if you trying to conceive. It's easily treated. See you doctor to get it evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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I want to conceive but am having irregular periods. My TSH level is 5.69. What can I do to get pregnant? Do I need to be on meds?

I want to conceive but am having irregular periods. My TSH level is 5.69. What can I do to get pregnant? Do I need to be on meds?

Elevated TSH level: Your TSH level is elevated which means that you have hypothyroidism. Being treated with synthroid (thyroxine) would be very helpful. This may even help regulate your irregular ovulation and hasten your ability to become pregnant. ...Read more

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Iam having TSH of 6.5. Planning to get pegnant. Can I get pregnant? Is there any problem that can happen to the child

Iam having TSH of 6.5. Planning to get pegnant. Can I get pregnant? Is there any problem that can happen to the child

Treat it: Thyroid hormones are very important to the development of the fetus and maintenance of pregnancy. Hypothyroidism should be treated, especially if you trying to conceive. It's easily treated. See you doctor to get it evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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Should I expect my TSH levels to be lower during pregnancy?

Should I expect my TSH levels to be lower during pregnancy?

First trimester: Yes, your TSH levels will be suppressed during firts trimester: this does not mean you have thyroid disease it is normal in pregnancy, your OB should be aware of that. ...Read more

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Is 1.5 TSH level for pregnant woman is good?

Yes: Tsh 1.5miu/l is good in all trimesters of pregnancy (because there are different ranges for 1st, 2nd and 3rd trimesters) provided the woman is not iodine deficient and has no immune antibodies. ...Read more

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Does incresed TSH Level affects to future planned pregnancy?

Does incresed TSH Level affects to future planned pregnancy?

Yes: High TSH level indicates thyroid deficiency and could interfere with your getting pregnant as well as affect the health of the baby. It would be prudent to see a doctor and take medication as prescribed. ...Read more

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My TSH levels at 28 weeks of pregnancy is 3.4.Do I need to take medications or not required?

My TSH levels at 28 weeks of pregnancy is 3.4.Do I need to take medications or not required?

Level is high: If a standardized laboratory test was done, then a level of 3.4 in the third trimester would be abnormally elevated. What to do next depends on why the test was done, and the results of other tests. Other thyroid testing is needed to determine if you are hyper or hypo thyroid, and a history and physical would also be prudent. Ask your physician about your result. ...Read more

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I am hypothyroid. My TSH is 0.16 am unable to get pregnant for several years to no avail. I cylce?

I am hypothyroid. My TSH is 0.16 am unable to get pregnant for several years to no avail. I cylce?

Thyroid prob: Your thyroid may be a contributing factor. Ur TSH indicates hyperthyroid (u may be taking too much thyroid med). There are many causes of infertility, some can be diagnosed with tests but there is also a category called "unexplained" infertility. I think you should look into your thyroid condition first. See ur primary care doc or your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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My sister 33 yrs pregnant first time, 8 weeks, TSH level was 0.01. What is normal ft4/ft3. Is there any danger to baby?

My sister 33 yrs pregnant first time, 8 weeks, TSH level was 0.01. What is normal ft4/ft3. Is there any danger to baby?

TSH is often: Low during first trimester and may be totally normal. Needs to be followed throughout the rest of the pregnancy. Have her check w/her doctor and even an endocrinologist if necessary. ...Read more

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Does TSH maters in gettng pregnent? I want to get pregnant does it matters or create hardle in conceiving if TSH is 0.029

Maybe: Would need to know T3 (liothyronine) & t4. If thyroid function is abnormal, other endocrine abnormalities could be present as well.
See your doctor. ...Read more

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Having tsh level at 20 She is pregnant by 10 weeks Is it safe for baby or we should avoid having child This is my second child?

Having tsh level at 20 She is pregnant by 10 weeks Is it safe for baby or we should avoid having child This is my second child?

Need to know units: We need to know the units of measurement associated with the number 20. Ask your doctor if the TSH levels were high, low or normal. If it is abnormal then medication will be given to correct the problem. ...Read more

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We want to try to get pregnant soon. My TSH = 2.43 and I read it should be between 1 to 2 prior to conception. Is it okay to try to conceive?

We want to try to get pregnant soon. My TSH = 2.43 and I read it should be between 1 to 2 prior to conception. Is it okay to try to conceive?

Yes: Your TSH level is normal. If you do not have a diagnosis of hypothyroidism and you are not on thyroid medication, you don't need to worry. If you are on thyroid hormone, it will be important to have your thyroid level checked as soon as you know you are pregnant, as you may require a higher dose. ...Read more

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My Tsh levels were high (around 6) last month and I started taking levothyroxin (50mcg) from nov 3. Yesterday I found out I'm pregnant. Is my baby ok?

My Tsh levels were high (around 6) last month and I started taking levothyroxin (50mcg) from nov 3. Yesterday I found out I'm pregnant. Is my baby ok?

Baby: If you are taking the correct dose of levothyroxin you should have no reason to worry about baby. There will be plenty of doctors and nurses to take care of things. PS: I have just returned from a trip to my daughter and husband and really enjoyed my 9 year old twins whose combined birthweight was 4 pounds. You will have much enjoyment with your own baby. Relax and enjoy! ...Read more

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What is a normal TSH level for a pregnant woman?

What is a normal TSH level for a pregnant woman?

0.4 to 4.0: Go to this site for more info.
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003684.htm. ...Read more

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What shld be the optimal TSH level during pregnancy? Mine was 2.85 & dr has prescribed 50mg Thyronorm 6 days/week & 25mg 1/week. Too high? 7 wks preg

What shld be the optimal TSH level during pregnancy? Mine was 2.85 & dr has prescribed 50mg Thyronorm 6 days/week & 25mg 1/week. Too high? 7 wks preg

It depends,,,: Since thyroid levels are important during pregnancy, a normal TSH range is the best indicator of no disease. These days, anything around 2.5 is optimal as a higher level could mean an increased risk of hypothyroidism. Control of this is really important for normal fetal development. ...Read more

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Am 19 weeks pregnant. My TSH level is 1.96. Is this normal?

Yes but...: It's challenging to get an accurate as assessment of thyroid function during and right after pregnancy since it can change a bit. However, that TSH level is in the normal range of roughly 0.4 to 4.0 on most lab normals. A free T4 level would be helpful to assess as well. Talk to your OB or pcp for more specific guidance. Take care! ...Read more

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My friend has a thyroid condition (hypo).In her last thyroid report, serum tsh levels were 9.170.Does that mean she's pregnant?

My friend has a thyroid condition (hypo).In her last thyroid report, serum tsh levels were 9.170.Does that mean she's pregnant?

Needs preg. Test: A woman in early pregnancy can do a pregnancy test to see if she is pregnant. A thyroid test does not show whether or not she is pregnant, even though there may be some changes in thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy. Thyroid disease needs ongoing medical management. ...Read more

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Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (Definition)

A TSH test measures the amount of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) in your blood. TSH is produced by the pituitary gland and tells the thyroid gland to make and release the hormones thyroxine ...Read more