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Thyroid Goiter And Pregnancy
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
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 multinodular goiter cause problems if hormones levels stay normal, began during pregnancy with palps, enlarges at times, fam hist of goit removed?
I am 6 weeks pregnant, in june i was diagnosed with multinodular goiter. I am taking novotrial. Current TSH less then .015 T3 (liothyronine) 3.35. Due to pregnancy?
Probably not: These are probably not related. Be sure you keep in close contact with your endocrinologist. ...Read more
Size matters: If the size of your thyroid is causing you symptoms of compression (pressure, pain, difficulty breathing or swallowing), then i would recommend that you have your thyroid removed. If any nodule is > 1cm then it should be biopsied. Otherwise, just observe with yearly or every other year ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not realted: You have three relatively common conditions. They are not related to each other. ...Read more
Can thyroid hormones be slightly low one day and normal the next and if so what does this indicate with goiter?
What is the difference between thyroid nodules (thyroid normal size with several nodules on left an right side) and goiter?
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