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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Can third generation TSH can happen during pregnancy?

Unclear question: There is no contraindication to testing the blood by the third generation assay if the patient is pregnant. ...Read more

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Should i expect my TSH levels to be lower during pregnancy?

Should i expect my TSH levels to be lower during pregnancy?

First trimester: Yes, your TSH levels will be suppressed during firts trimester: this does not mean you have thyroid disease it is normal in pregnancy, your OB should be aware of that. ...Read more

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Tsh 11 in 15week pregnancy. How to cure? Is it life long problem or can b solved shortly.

No way to cure: But it certainly needs to be treated quickly w/brand name T4 replacement. Get the TSH into an appropriate level for pregnancy and monitor it carefully as needs for replacement can change drastically during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is TSH normal in pregnancy?

Is TSH normal in pregnancy?

Not always: Tsh and hcg, the pregnancy hormone, have very similar structures, and some biologic cross-reactivity. The high levels of HCG in pregnancy can provide enough stimulation to the thyroid to cause the thyroid to be just a little overactive and TSH to drop into the slightly low range. This is common and does not usually need treatment. A high tsh, should be treated in almost almost pregnant patients. ...Read more

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Does incresed TSH Level affects to future planned pregnancy?

Does incresed TSH Level affects to future planned pregnancy?

Yes: High TSH level indicates thyroid deficiency and could interfere with your getting pregnant as well as affect the health of the baby. It would be prudent to see a doctor and take medication as prescribed. ...Read more

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My TSH is 10.455. Iam taking thyronorm 75 mcg .Is it right time for pregnancy?

My TSH is 10.455. Iam taking thyronorm 75 mcg .Is it right time for pregnancy?

TSH high: Your TSH is still high, you need more thyroid hormone. Once you are pregnant you are likely to require even more, so you want to have your TSH under 2 before pregnancy and have your thyroid level checked again as soon as you know you are pregnant. ...Read more

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My TSH levels at 28 weeks of pregnancy is 3.4.Do i need to take medications or not required?

Level is high: If a standardized laboratory test was done, then a level of 3.4 in the third trimester would be abnormally elevated. What to do next depends on why the test was done, and the results of other tests. Other thyroid testing is needed to determine if you are hyper or hypo thyroid, and a history and physical would also be prudent. Ask your physician about your result. ...Read more

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My age 24 in pregnancy profile test report TSH result is 3.20uiu/ml at 2 months what it mean?

My age 24 in pregnancy profile test report TSH result is 3.20uiu/ml at 2 months what it mean?

Technically normal: While this result is technically in the normal range, many experts in reproductive health think an ideal TSH in pregnancy should be less than three. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (Definition)

A TSH test measures the amount of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) in your blood. TSH is produced by the pituitary gland and tells the thyroid gland to make and release the hormones thyroxine ...Read more