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Tsh During Pregnancy
What shld be the optimal TSH level during pregnancy? Mine was 2.85 & dr has prescribed 50mg Thyronorm 6 days/week & 25mg 1/week. Too high? 7 wks preg
It depends,,,: Since thyroid levels are important during pregnancy, a normal TSH range is the best indicator of no disease. These days, anything around 2.5 is optimal as a higher level could mean an increased risk of hypothyroidism. Control of this is really important for normal fetal development. ...Read more
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
Unclear question: There is no contraindication to testing the blood by the third generation assay if the patient is pregnant. ...Read more
Tsh: First trimester: 0.24 - 2.99 second trimester: .46-2.95 third trimester: .43 - 2.78. ...Read more
My TSH serum test shows 0.011 which is marked low against normal value during pregnancy. What does this mean?
You postpartum?: Hi. It sounds like you're no longer pregnant and you delivered your baby. Is that correct? Autoimmune thyroid disease is not uncommonly seen in the postpartum period as a woman's immune system revs back up after delivery. You may now have Graves' disease or a postpartum subacute thyroiditis. Your doc may refer you to an endocrinologist for help with diagnosis and management. Good luck! ...Read more
My TSH was 9.1. I have extreme fatigue, I gained 62 pds in a year that I had originally lost during pregnancy. What are your thoughts?
My TSH level is 4.37 and am 1 month pregnant, should I take medicine during pregnancy? Do I have hypothyroidism?
My TSH level is 4.0 but my T3 (liothyronine) and T4 is normal. Do I still need meds? And can I be on it during pregnancy?
See Endocrinologist: There is emerging data to suggest we should consider treating subclinical hypothyroidism if you have tpo antibodies. It's still just new evidence, and a full discussion with your endocrinologist may be helpful, especially if you fall into category of tpo negative subclinical hypothyroidism- in that case, clinical judgement and your preferences will play a larger role. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Am 18 weeks pregnant. My doctor told me to findout my TSH level.What is its importance during pregnancy? What means the abnornal levels?
Thyroid in pregnancy: Tsh is the hormone that regulates the thyroid gland's function. This is a very important aspect of maternal metabolism during pregnancy and can affect the fetal thyroid function. An unregulated maternal thyroid gland can predispose to preterm birth, poor fetal growth, preeclampsia, gestation diabetes mellitus, malpresentation, polyhydramnios and cesarean section. Seek mfm care if results abnormal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Preg with 1st trimester TSH 2.3, taking 50mcg thyroxine with tpoab>1000 & tgab=80.3 what should I do to save my baby? Risks during pregnancy?
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