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Thyroid Problems While Pregnant
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
I had a fasting blood test done to see if I have thyroid problems, if i was pregnant would this show up?
Thyroid: Yes it would show.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why can't i get pregnant? I'm 20 years old and been trying to get pregnant for the past 2 years, I have thyroid problems i'm taking levothyroxine and still have no clue in why i'm having problems getting pregnant?
My period is 16 days late, 3 home pregnacy test have been negative can I still be pregnant? I have thyroid problems but am on medication for it
Yes: Some types of pregnancy do not result enough hormone to show up on urine pregnancy tests. You may need a blood test, or in rare cases, the urine test may become positive, with a normal pregnancy. The question is whether there is a chance you could be pregnant, especially whether there's been unprotected sex within the 6 weeks. See your PCP to make sure. ...Read more
I have gained 30 pounds in the last 2 months. My stomach is swollen and it looks like im pregnant. Im not eating any more than usual. I've never been this big in my life. Have no history of thyroid problems, no change in medication, i don't know wha
Hello. : Hello. You need to have this medically evaluated asap. I don't know your age, gender or past medical history. If you are a drinker it may have affected your liver. If you have had any cardiac issues in the past, you could have some congestive heart failure. These are just two possible causes. Regardless, you have chest pressure, you aren't breathing well and you have had a very rapid increase in weight (which could be water). Please get seen asap. ...Read more
Missed my last period and not pregnant! could thyroid problems cause this or is it something totally different?
Not likely thyroid.: At age 22 it is not unusual to miss a period here or there. There are so many factors that play into having a normal period that is unusual to have totally predictable cycles. Diet, exercise and emotional state / stress are all parts o the process. Thyroid problems generally present with many other symptoms and are very unlikely to be causing a single missed period. ...Read more
I'm 8 weeks pregnant and have thyroid problems I have been getting some pain in my chest above my left breast is this normal?
Can having low body temperature all the time, spicy food cravings, and nausea for months. Be a sign of thyroid problems. Note: i'm not pregnant.
I'm 28 weeks pregnant they said my baby has hydrops and fluid around abdomen and skin heart and left ventricle enlarged and that she won't make it to term most likely. I also just found out I have thyroid problems is there any way i can help her?
Consult perinatology: It is very important to see a perinatologist if you have not done so. The best way to help is to follow the advice they give you, take the suggested medication. Prepare a list of questions about the mode of delivery, how she cared for after birth etc. Learn as much as you can prior to birth. You will also need to speak to a neonatolgist ...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
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