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What Is A Safe Treatment For Hypothyroidism In Pregnancy
Thyroid medication: Hypothyroidism is low thyroid. Not treating it during pregnancy can cause increased risk of miscarriage, developmental delay in the baby and possible severe health problems in the mom. Any of the prescription medications, synthroid, Armour Thyroid and levothyroxine, are safe in pregnancy. It is important to get your thyroid checked each trimester during pregnancy since your thyroid needs may go up. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hypothyroidism is also known as Underactive thyroid. Level, which can cause fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart ...Read more
See below: By administration of an appropriate amount of levothyroxin until the thyroid normalizes, then maintenence therapy can begin. ...Read more
Am around 6 weeks pregnant. TSH Level has been found at 40 ie. Hypothyroidism. under medication as prescribed by gyno. Is it safe for pregnancy?
Is 20mg prozac safe during pregnancy? Not pregnant yet, but maybe in the future. ITP, hypothyroidism, anxiety. On 50mcg levothyroxine and 20mg prozac
Maternal ITP, hypo-: thyroidism & chronic antenatal anxiety vs. SSRI use warrant a pre-pregnancy consult with a maternal-fetal medicine specialist. Start daily folic acid supplement at least 3 mos. & get flu shot at least 2 mos. before conception. Learn how to minimize the risks of low Free T4/ ^ TSH, especially 1st trimester, low platelet counts, ^ cortisol from chronic anxiety & SSRI's on maternal & fetal outcomes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there safe alternative or supplemental treatments for hypothyroidism, beyond synthetic hormones?
Never treated for hypothyroidism. Tsh fluctuated 3, 04-6, 46 since 2008.Last at 4, 85. Now planning for pregnancy. Do i need treatment before conceiving?
It depends,,,: It depends on how you're feeling among other things. You should get a thyroid panel before starting treatment with a free T4 value. Your TSH is high normal for some ranges so it doesn't mean you're hypothyroid and if you don't have to its good not to take any meds in pregnancy. This doesn't have any obvious effects but see if it's needed first. Good luck. ...Read more
Can you get hypothyroidism from having a 2nd child? If i end up having it, is it dangerous/life threatening once you start taking a treatment pill?
Autoimmune thyroid: Autoimmune thyroid disease spans graves hyperthyroidism to hashimotos hypothyroidism. Sometime pregnancy can set this off in susceptible people. Don't blame the pregnancy.. You were probably destined. Treatment with thyroid replacement hormone is easy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thyroid + Pregnancy: Due to increased hormone levels , a woman's need for thyroid replacement may go up. Careful monitoring in all trimesters is important . Untreated hypothyroidism in the mother during gestation is seriously problematic for the child. Even under treatment can hurt neurocognitive development. It may be hard to conceive or successfully get to term if untreated or undertreated. Consult your obgyn or gp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The thyroid makes thyroid hormone, the main one is t4, which is converted in other tissues to t3. An underactive thyroid makes too little thyroid hormone. You feel sluggish, bloated, constipated, cold. It is treated by taking replacement hormone levothyroxine. The thyroid also makes calcitonin, which is involved in calcium metabolism, but it is a weak hormone in ...Read more
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
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