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Levoxyl And Pregnancy
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Which of the hypothyroid medication is better - Synthroid (thyroxine) or tirosint in terms of safety during pregnancy.?
YES- in fact crucial: Folic acid is proven to prevent a common group of birth defects; it's most important the first few weeks of pregnancy so should be taken preventively by all women who might become pregnant. If you're hypothyroid it's crucial to take thyroid hormone when pregnant; having low thyroid levels reduces fertility & greatly increases risk of miscarriage. Thyroid dose may need to be adjusted when pregnant. ...Read more
Question about Synthroid (thyroxine) during pregnancy. Granddaughter was given less thyroid med than she needed. Lev. Was 33. Will this hurt baby? Upset with Dr.
What's the best medicine to treat hypothyroidism during pregnancy? I'm on Synthroid (thyroxine) should I take cytomel too?
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If I had low thyroxine free when I was Preggy and then my baby was born with congenital hypothyroidism should I of been treated during my pregnancy?
Have hypothyroidism controlled by synthroid (thyroxine) pills. how often should tsh levels be checked in pregnancy?last time i checked it 3 months ago
Every 1-3 months: TSH should be checked once a month during the first trimester, then every two or three months as needed ...Read more
On75mcg synthroid (thyroxine).Y TSH levels of 4.57 (fT41.2) after a 3-4 wk chemical pregnancy hv reduced to 0.25 wit free T4 1.8.Did test 8 days after miscarryin?
Hypothyroid.: If I read your statement correctly, and I'm not sure I do, you are still hypothyroid and need to stay on the higher dose. Your numbers are somewhat confusing, but with your TSH still elevated at 4.57 on 75 mcg of Synthyroid you are not corrected and should not go down despite whatever the free T4 level is. In fact if you were my patient I would have increased your dose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Preg with 1st trimester TSH 2.3, taking 50mcg thyroxine with tpoab>1000 & tgab=80.3 what should I do to save my baby? Risks during pregnancy?
Hi i tested for blood test in lab, n it came out positive i m on thyroid medication thyroxine................can it show a false positive pregnancy ?
Had chemical pregnancy of 4 wks & TSH levels nw are 0.25 & free T4 1.8.My doc dnt want 2 reduce Synthroid (thyroxine) dose (75mcg) n want 2 check in 4 wks.Normal?
Yes: Hormonal changes associated with your circumstances alter thyroid function tests and your doctor is correct in waiting to repeat the studies before changing the drug dosage. Please follow the doctor's advice. ...Read more
Hashimotos. Was fine on 25mcg synthroid, (thyroxine) now suffering from fatigue, muscle weakness, and body aches. Could there be another cause or my pregnancy?
My wife's TSH level is 3.34 and OB/GYN wants to bring it down to less than 2.5 for planned pregnancy and she has prescribed Synthroid (thyroxine) 50mg.Is it safe?
Yes: Hi Lois, Yes, this is actually the current recommendation. The level of maternal thyroid hormone is important in early fetal development with some evidence suggesting impaired neurologic function if she were to get pregnant without sufficient hormone in her system. You can feel assured that this is safe and recommended. Dr. S. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can endometrosis be detected through ultrasound and is pregnency risky at the age of 37 wth thyroxine and subserosal fibroid.
No, maybe, no, maybe: Endometriosis cannot be diagnosed on ultrasound, except in the unique case where it forms an endometrioma, . Even then, endometriomas can be confused for other kinds of cysts. 37 years is not 'risky' in the usual sense, though risk of birth defects goes up a bit each year. Thyroid is not a problem if correctly medicated, subserosal fibroid it depends on "where" and "how large?". ...Read more
I have developed posterior left lateral subsersal wall myometrial fibroid 37×35mm.And taking thyroxine is it safe for pregnency.I is ths in uteres.
Depends: If you have a fibroid that alters the region where the fetus implants, it can affect pregnancy. The gold standard for treatement, at this point, is myomectomy (if the fibroid affects your pregnancy. Subserosal fibroids may not affect you, but you need to talk with your doctor, and bring them the images so they can see how the uterus is affected. ...Read more
My period is 5 weeks late, I am not menopausal and not pregnant according to pregnancy test. All hormones fine, thyroid and prolactin also fine.?
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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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