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Endometriosis(size shrunked) and hypothyroid(taking thyroxine medications).but regular periods. Will it be difficult to get pregnant? Ttc#2pleasehelp
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
Thyroid & pregnancy: The most common cause of hyperthyroidism in pregnancy is grave's disease. Most women and babies will not experience any significant problems if the graves' is mild. Treatment is with a drug to lower the thyroid production. Risk of hyperthyroidism in pregnancy: hypertension with protein in urine (increase risk of pre-eclampsia), infection, iron def anemia. Baby might have hyperthyroidism as well. ...Read more
Thyroid antibodies >1300, tsh=1.58 on thyroxine 100 mcg and thyrowel can I get pregnant nw, any problem can get to child if so?
Yes and no : Yes you can get pregnant now. Women with thyroid disease do have a slightly higher risk of complications during pregnancy, but most of them have normal pregnancies. You will need to have your levels checked regularly during pregnancy, and your dose of medication will probably need to be increased. Many women need about a 50% increase in their dose. The baby should be fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ptu (propylthiouracil) and pregnancy how will it affect baby also can you breast feed on ptu (propylthiouracil)?
PNV: PNV do not affect your fertility at all - not more, not less - but they are very important for a healthy pregnancy. if you wish to become pregnant you should ideally begin PNV up to 3 months before you hope to conceive. If you have fertility problems though, they will not help. best. ...Read more
Should my thyroid (tsh) levels be under "3" before trying pregnancy (ie to insure a healthier pregnancy)? I have hashimoto hypothyroidism.
Depends: A TSH level of 3 determined 24 hours after the last and immediately before taking the next pill indicates that the thyroid hormone administered is sufficient - if if was taken within hours of taking a dose of thyroid hormone, the amount of thyroid hormone administered may be too low by the time you will be taking your next dose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet pills: No!Get a more detailed answer ›
Be seen: You should your physician and discuss options. ...Read more
Why take it?: If you are on synthroid (thyroxine), (thyroxine) you likely are being treated for hypothyroidism. The most common cause in your age group is hashimoto's thyroiditis. Taking iodine makes this condition worse, not better. By the way, synthroid (thyroxine) already contains iodine molecules. ...Read more
Very carefully.: See published guidelines ( endocrine society and american thyroid association). Thionamides including Propylthiouracil and Methimazole are used depending on stage of pregnancy, beta blockers added for short term control of symptoms. Surgery in rare cases. Despite this approx 1-5% of infants are born with fetal grave's. ...Read more
Unusual: This would be an unusual presentation for this type of problem. It might be from the treatment rather than the disease process. Explain this to your doctor and get the gyn opinion. Best wishes. ...Read more
Depends: What is the dose of the tab? You should not be handling this without a Provider to help you. ...Read more
Follow up: Sounds like you need to follow up to make sure the cyst goes away. Fertility medications are usually used for women who remote ovulating. Before you would start taking them, your MD would figure out if you are ovulating. If you have a cyst, fertility meds mould not be given, as they could make the situation worse. ...Read more
Unfortunately: Although such tests have been described, they have not been broadly developed because of the resistance against vitamin therapy or prevention. For example, a test called red cell transketolase would show whether you have deficiency of vitamin B1 but I do not know of a laboratory that does this test ...Read more
Iodine Deficiency: Iodine deficiency isn't seen much in the us because our salt is iodized to prevent that. Other foods also have iodine. Adding on more iodine when not deficient can actually make you more hypothyroid. Too much iodine will turn your thyroid off. Under most circumstances, levothyroxine is the only treatment hypothyroid patients need. ...Read more