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Postpartum Thyroiditis And Breastfeeding
Several common forms of thyroiditis. Subacute thyroidits is from a virus. Your thyroid is tender, transient hyperthyroidism, but then resolution. Hashimotos thyroiditis is usually without pain, eventually causes hypothyroidism, but can coexist with graves hyperthyroidism. Two other forms are post partum thyroiditis and "painless" thyroiditis; transient hyper followed by ...Read more
I had postpartum thyroiditis and dr said one antibody test was positive. Is that from pregnancy or were they always positive?
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?
Can a person have post partum thyroiditis if they do not have a thyroid? How long after a levo increase does it take for a person to feel better?
What to do if you develop post-partum thyroiditis (hyperactive) and am taking synthroid (thyroxine)? Can I stop synthroid (thyroxine) cold turkey?
Endocrinologist: You should be under the care of an endocrinologist or thyroidologist. With acute thyroiditis thyroid hormone is released into the system causing hyperthyroidism and synthroid (thyroxine) aggravates the situation and can be stopped abruptly if thyroid hormone overload is occurring. Treatment and follow-up should be directed by a specialist in thyroid disorders and advice regarding breast feeding is needed ...Read more
Im 1 year post partum. Diagnosed with post partum thyroiditis. On 100 eltroxin daily normal levels now. Is this now going to be chronic medication?
Yes: You will need to say on this med on a permanent basis. ...Read more
Tsh .01 post partum thyroiditis, extremely symptomatic. Is this tsh extremely low? Endo wants to test for adrenal issues as well
Yes: Yes this is low but goes along with thyroiditis. Proceed with workup as instructed by your endocrinologist. The diagnosis needs to be made properly. Good luck. If it's thyroiditis, it will improve. Good luck. ...Read more
What causes Hashimotos? I only found out I have it cause I had post partum thyroiditis. One of the antibodies was slightly positive. TSH normal.
I do not have a thyroid. Could I still get post partum thyroiditis? 106 lbs, no thyroid, tsh-20.76 (med inc to 125 mcg 5 days ago), 10 mo post partum
Thyroiditis: If your thyroid was surgically removed, you will have a high thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) level all the time. TSH is a feedback hormone, so it goes UP when you do not have enough active thyroid hormone in your body. Pregnancy alters thyroid status, so it is common to have changing thyroid replacement needs around the time of pregnancy. But this is not from thyroid inflammation anymore. ...Read more
Diagnosed with (post partum thyroiditis) after having my son in July. Will everything go back to normal eventually or will it be permanent?
Depends: It depends on a case by case basis. Have this evaluated by an endocrinologist. ...Read more
PUPPP: The main treatments for this condition are skin moisturizers or lubricants, steroid creams twice a day and antihistamines. The good news is that it only occurs with the first pregnancy and likely represents an allergic reaction to the stretch marks. It usually clears several weeks after delivery. Since your daughter is breast feeding, please have her discuss options with the gynecologist or nurse. Congratulations on your grandchild. Good luck with your daughters recovery. My daughter delivered a healthy baby boy two weeks ago in irvine. You certainly have a beautiful city. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
+opk 11 days ago; postpartum 7mths, still in amenorrhea, no longer breastfeeding. Is it a false +ve?
Probably not false +: Most ovulation prediction kits (opk's) fairly accurately detect leutinizing hormone (lh) surges, which occur just before ovulation. While it is possible to have a positive opk from an LH surge and then not ovulate, it's more likely that the detected LH surge was followed by real ovulation. The first day of the menstrual period should be 14-16 days after a positive opk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5mths postpartum, exclusively breastfeeding, is it safe to take Lipozene (Glucomannan) as part of a diet/exercise regime? What are the side effects?
I'm 12 months postpartum and still breastfeeding 2 - 3 times a day. I used to be cold natured but since the baby I am always overheated. ?
Normal: could be normal variantGet a more detailed answer ›
Get help fast!: Postpartum depression has huge effects on both mom and baby. Get help fast! treatments can be very safe while breastfeeding. You can start with therapy or counseling and support groups. Some need meds, and there are ones safe while breastfeeding. If you are having problems with breastfeeding, get help from a lactation consultant because nursing problems can cause more stress. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 4 weeks postpartum and had unprotected sex. Is it safe to take Plan B while breastfeeding my baby?
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
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