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I had my 2nd miscarriage in 4 months. Cyst on thyroid, elevated thyroid levels, all other blood tests normal. Could thyroid prescription solve the miscarriages?

I had my 2nd miscarriage in 4 months. Cyst on thyroid, elevated thyroid levels, all other blood tests normal. Could thyroid prescription solve the miscarriages?

Doubtful: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


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Doc over phone said I had thyroid level of 4 and put on synthroid (thyroxine) 0.05mg. Is tis very serious case of hypot? Med for life? I miscarried aft dignosis

Doc over phone said I had thyroid level of 4 and put on synthroid (thyroxine) 0.05mg. Is tis very serious case of hypot? Med for life?  I miscarried aft dignosis

Would depend on the: normal values at that lab. But frankly Ive never seen a thyroid test in which 4 wasnt normal. I have seen, frequently, people who are borderline abnormal one week and normal the next. I suspect that taking a medication alters the normal control of the normal hormone secretion and it isnt therefore a good thing to be on thyroid hormone if one does not need it. ...Read more

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Dr. i had miscarriage on april now again on TTC. What all test i need to test to find our fertility? sperm count?thyroid? any other test?

Dr. i  had miscarriage on april now again on TTC. What all test i need to test to find our fertility? sperm count?thyroid? any other test?

What is TTC?: If indeed a miscarriage in April was true, you're fertile. In practical sense, there seems no practical need to "waste" resources to test if you're fertile or not, especially for one at 25. Further, professionals have to consider the balance between medical necessity and professional possibility. So, see & ask gyn-doc timely for detail. Best wish ... ...Read more

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Fast heart pulse days after miscarriage, thyroid problem? Or just normal? I had a lot of blood tests, do doctors have to specifically look for thyroid

Fast heart pulse days after miscarriage, thyroid problem? Or just normal? I had a lot of blood tests, do doctors have to specifically look for thyroid

Probably not thyroid: The elevated rate could be due to physical stress, blood loss, infection, or other causes. Simple lab tests should be helpful in sorting this out. ...Read more

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Miscarriage 1 year ago, was few wks along. Hair loss last few months, still now. Can it be related? Thyroid, hormones, vitamin levels all normal

Miscarriage 1 year ago, was few wks along. Hair loss last few months, still now. Can it be related? Thyroid, hormones, vitamin levels all normal

Not likely : Hair loss does occur temporarily after being pregnant. This typically occurs in the first few months and resolved by 6 to 9 months. It is called telogen effluvium. Since it has been one year it is not likely to be related to your current problem ...Read more

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Can thyroid issues cause a miscarriage?

Can thyroid issues cause a miscarriage?

Yes: Thyroid hormones are very important for pregnancy and could cause problems if severely dysfunctional. ...Read more

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Can thyroid problems cause miscarriage?

Can thyroid problems cause miscarriage?

Yes: If your thyroid activity is already low, you have increased risk of miscarriage. Also, it's important to remember that if you are already on thyroid supplementation, once you get pregnant, you might need to be retested and have your dose adjusted higher. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for early miscarriage? thyroid can be a reason for miscarriage?

What are the reasons for early miscarriage? thyroid can be a reason for miscarriage?

Yes: Yes, hyper and hypo-thyroidism can be a cause of miscarriage. Unlikely cause, but definitely within the realm of possibility. The most common cause of 99% of all first trimester miscarriages is going to be chromosomal abnormalities, embryos that just aren't compatible with life. If you have untreated thryoid disease, though, make sure you get it treated before having unprotected sex ...Read more

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Doctor my husband has got thyroid is this can be the reason of my two miscarriages?

NO: If you have thyroid problems that could cause miscarriage but your husband's have nothing to do with this. About 1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage so even 2 miscarriages is not that unusual. But you might want to have a thorough check of your thyroid status including free t3 (liothyronine) and anti-thyroid antibodies. ...Read more

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Which thyroid disease causes a female to lack a menstrual cycle and have miscarriages?

Which thyroid disease causes a female to lack a menstrual cycle and have miscarriages?

All: Thyroid disease in general can affect the menstrual cycle and increase the risk of miscarriage. Hyperthyroidism more commonly does this than hypothyroidism but both can. The easy solution is to get the thyroid problem addressed and treated. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is a "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only an elective interrupted ...Read more


Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more