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A year post mirena (levonorgestrel) removal. Irregular 42-103 days. Hormone levels, thyroid & u/s of uterus & ovaries. All okay. So why am I not cycling regularly?

A year post mirena (levonorgestrel) removal. Irregular 42-103 days. Hormone levels, thyroid & u/s of uterus & ovaries. All okay. So why am I not cycling regularly?

Irregular menses: 31 year old female with irregular periods since your Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD was removed about a year ago. You have already evaluated some of the causes of irregular periods. There are other causes too which include weight changes, stress, level of exercise. Also whatever your periods were like before the IUD was placed will influence how they are after it was removed. ...Read more

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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


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My antibodies are fighting with my good cells and is destroying them in my thyroid area and my breast and in my uterus?

My antibodies are fighting with my good cells and is destroying them in my thyroid area and my breast and in my uterus?

How do you know?: If you have immune thyroiditis or thyroid inflammation, it may interfere with your thyroid's ability to produce a normal amount of thyroid hormone, but that's easy to fix with the proper dose of brand name T4 replacement, checked by lab in your doctor's office. That inflammation won't harm any other part of your body. ...Read more

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Had negative hpts and sonograms for 5 months but my uterus' swollen and feel occasional kicks. Tested for fibroids and my thyroid, negative. Any ideas?

Uterine enlargment: First, if you've only done urine pregnancy tests, have a serum (blood) test done. Some women have an antibody that prevents them from ever having a positive urine test. There are other reasons for uterine enlargement like adenomyosis. If its unclear why your uterus is enlarged then an MRI of the pelvis may be warranted. ...Read more

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Possible for 3 consecutive mcs at the 6 wk mark, after 2 live births, is down to to bad eggs" ? All bloods, thyroid and uterine tests show no issues.

Possible for 3 consecutive mcs at the 6 wk mark, after 2 live births, is down to to bad eggs" ? All bloods, thyroid and uterine tests show no issues.

Chromosomal studies?: Were chromosomal studies done on the miscarried fetuses? Do you or your husband have family histories of early miscarriages in the family. You really have to dig deep because families frwquently don't like to talk about these things. It is rather painful and they feel somewhat ashamed even though there is no shame in it whatsoever. ...Read more

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Can thyroid diseases cause dysfuntional uterine bleeding? Tsh is 0.10 free T4 0.93. Started bc not working well.

Can thyroid diseases cause dysfuntional uterine bleeding? Tsh is 0.10 free T4 0.93. Started bc not working well.

Yes: Both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism can cause irregular menstrual bleeding. Treat the thyroid to normal and see if the symptoms still persist. Your TSH is low suggestive of hyperthyroidism. You should see your doc to get this workup. ...Read more

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My sister in law has thyroid cancer which has spread to her bones and spine also she has cervical cancer and uterine cancer we want to know the rough time scale we have left for her?

My sister in law has thyroid cancer which has spread to her bones and spine also she has cervical cancer and uterine cancer we want to know the rough time scale we have left for her?

No way to tell: If she's relatively young, the possibility of li-fraumeni affecting the family is a concern. But there is no way, even if i had much more information, that i could tell you how much longer your loved one has with you -- even chief justice rehnquist survived a few years longer than he was supposed to. Cherish every day you have with her. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more