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Postpartum Anxiety Thyroid
Can post partum anxiety cause severe body fatigue and weakness and a floaty feeling ? Been feeling awful had baby 4 months ago . Thyroid is normal
Yes it could: Both anxiety and depression post partum could give these nonspecific symptoms. The best thing for you to do is make an appointment with your Family Doctor to be evaluated for this. These are real conditions, not something you are imagining or can wish away. Please be seen as soon as is possible. ...Read more
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
No: Post-partum fatigue is normal- in fact, it would be unusual if you weren't tired. You just went through labor and delivery and now have a new baby making it difficult to get much sleep, making this a much more likely cause of fatigue than thyroid issues. A blood test can tell for sure if you're worried or have a history of thyroid problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Thyroid level abnormal during first trimester which resolved its own, now 5 months postpartum with ths level low end of normal. Can it cause symtom?
Symptom: What symptoms do you have? Time to see your doctor about this. Congrats on a new baby. Enjoy! ...Read more
Follow up: Pregnancy can increase the size of existing thyroid nodules or cause new nodules. These nodules are mostly hyperplastic changes, ie, not cancerous. Imaging (ultrasound) surveillance would probably be adequate. Fine needle aspiration may be performed on nodules larger than 5 mm. They can predispose you to have nodular goiter later in life. ...Read more
I noticed my thyroid is swollen, called doc saidto take 500mg tylenol 3xs a day. What is this going to do for me? I am also 3 months postpartum.
TakeTwoASAAndCallMe: And he didn't even ask you to call him in the morning?? Well,kiddo,you might want to find a thyroid specialist or endocrinologist because you may have a thyroid problem that can occur after(or during) pregnancy.Don't freak.Most get over it.Some with treatment for a while, many without.Only a minority keep it for a long time. It mainly depends on how you feel (dragged down?hyped up?). Don't worry!! ...Read more
I have a hypo thyroid prob and I'm 8 months postpartum and I have a lump in the right side of my neck and my doctor says bc my thyroid is inflamed??
PPartum Thyroiditis?: 21 year old mother with hypothyroidism of unknown duration. You need a full exam and evaluation by a specialist in Endocrinology. Studies show that postpartum thyroiditis causes hyperthyroidism then a longer period of hypothyroidism. TPO antibodies should be checked as should thyroid status. Hypoparathyroidism symptoms can persist in women past 1 year postpartum. ...Read more
I had postpartum thyroiditis with my first son and now I'm 2 months postpartum with second son and joints are cracky.Not painful at all.Thyroid issue?
6 months postpartum low TSH and thyroid antibodies found.Tsh went back to normal 2 months later. Hashimotos? Or just postpartum thyroiditis?
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