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Pregnant Goiter Will
Baby: It is likely that your goiter is due to hashimotos disease - an autoimmune disorder. The antibodies causing this can cross the placenta but would not cause problems to the child in utero. Have the pediatrician check baby closely after birth. It's uncommon for a baby to be affected by mothers thyroid issues but it can happen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Yes but only if . . : Yes, it's ok to get pregnant w/thyroid disease but it's always best to get your thyroid condition (and remainder of your health) optimized prior to getting pregnant. This is where your family doc can provide you w/preconception counseling, especially for advanced maternal age. Family doc can also help manage thyroid disease in conjunction w/endocrinologist & obstetrician. ...Read more
Hashimotos : Most cases of goiter are autoimmune in nature. This means your own body is sending antibodies to inflame the gland. Pregnancy is one of the peak times of physiologic stress where this happens. The others are adolescence and menopause. Your doctor can measure antibodies and thyroid function. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i got pregnant even though having a toxic goiter, i'm afraid that me and my husband won't have a child :(?
As long as you treat: The goiter before a pregnancy and watch thyroid levels closely during pregnancy by a good endocrinologist, they will help you get through it. It wouldn't hurt to pre plan and talk to one first to find out what you would need to look for (as far as problems go!). Good luck! i also recommend mthfr genotype testing and treatment for anyone who has had trouble getting pregnant. Treatment is lifelong. ...Read more
Can multinodular goiter cause problems if hormones levels stay normal, began during pregnancy with palps, enlarges at times, fam hist of goit removed?
I have celiac disease and had my thyroid removed (benign goiter). Do i need to go for genetic testing before getting pregnant?
Counselling helps: I think anyone who has concerns about planing a pregnancy should consider consulting a geneticist. Every pregnancy has about 4% risk of an unexpected event, that includes prematurity, cleft lip, & others. Within your family tree there may be issues on either side that deserve discussion.With that data in hand you can approach the process with less worry on most occasions.See www.Nsgc.Org for list. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does a young female of age 29 with toxic multinodular goiter difficult to conceive along with the antithyroid medication..Will i get pregnant?
Yes, it can.: Thyroid disease impacts fertility. Both elevated and low levels of thyroid hormone can have an impact. For this reason, you should continue your medication. (ptu (propylthiouracil) is better than mtx in pregnancy.) be sure to discuss these concerns with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer