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Thyroid Problems Can Cause Irregular Periods
Hi my TSH 3rd generation result is 100. I have always been overweight and have recently gained a little bit of weight. Have irregular periods and recently there has been issue of constipation.
It seems I would fall into the category of hypo-thyroidism.
I'm not sure what: ..units are being used to measure your TSH level, but 100??? In the USA, the standard value that labs use to measure TSH is microunits/ml and normal values range from 0.4 to 4.0 microunits/ml. If you're TSH is 100 mcu/ml, then definitely something's wrong with your thyroid or the hormones regulating it. This test result requires follow up and either clarification or treatment. ...Read more
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
My friend viji suffers from hypo thyroid, and irregular periods also. Is there any suggestion to follow to cure those problem? please guide me.
Thyroid replacement: People with hypothyroid need to be on thyroid hormone replacement daily. Levels need to be checked to make sure she is on the correct dose. The cause of irregular periods may be the low thyroid. If not then a trial of birth control pills may help regulate the periods ...Read more
Hi,i ve been suffering from Irregular periods from last 4 Yrs. i don't have thyroid problem.There r small cyst in my ovaries.i am afraid. Pls suggest?
Unexplained breast increase (not sexually active)
Massive hair loss Noticed hair on nose, thyroid problem? Weaning off accutane? Irregular periods
Endocrine problems: Those findings suggest an endocrine problem. You need to consult an internist for appropriate testing. ...Read more
I have irregular periods,
taking thyroxine to keep thyroid stable, trying tcc, 1 yr no success my luteinising hormone level is 6.9iu/l what stage is ?
Evaluation : Since it has been 1 year that you are trying to conceive and you have irregular periods you should undergo an evaluation by an obgyn or fertility specialist your lh level is normal but there are others tests and hormones that should be checked such as day 3 fsh, estradiol, amh, prolactin, thyroid function tests, pelvic sonogram and exclusions of other conditions such as pcos. ...Read more
I am trying to conceive but have irregular periods? I just had my thyroid checked and it is normal. What should I do to up my chances of conceiving?
See a REI specialist: With irregular periods it may take longer to conceive because you're not ovulating (releasing an egg) every month. We need to find the cause: polycystic ovarian sydrome (pcos), prolactin hormone issues, aging of the ovary (low egg supply), or low hormone levels from exercise, eating disorders, or stress. See a reproductive endocrinologist for tests and treatment to help you get pregnant faster. ...Read more
Bleeding after clitorios stimulation from vagina just started a month ago, I have irregular periods but no pcos or thyroid issues what could be wrong?
Many options: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle Birth control pills will likely regulate. Schedule visit. ...Read more
Fsh level 7.5, LH level 11, progesterone level 2.5, and thyroid level 1.8. Are all these normal? 16th day of cycle. Irregular periods.
Sounds like PCOS: These levels show you have not ovulated by day 16 due to the lower progesterone. Typically throughout the month the fsh is higher than the lh. The lh goes up just before ovulation to trigger the release of the egg. This is what on ovulation predictor kit is checking for. You could be seeing the lh surge just before ovulation which could happen as late as day 20, or it could be high b/c of pcos. ...Read more
What could cause me to feel dizzy every month 3 days after my period ends? I do have a history of thyroid problems.
Odds are you have: orthostatic hypotension and fluid lost during your menstrual cycle results in low intravascular volume and exacerbation of hypotension. This is unrelated to your thyroid. Take your blood pressure daily during your cycle and for a week after to confirm. If you find your blood pressure is low after your cycle then try drinking lots of fluids during and after to see if this helps. ...Read more
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