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What is a low thyroid level in pregnancy?

What is a low thyroid level in pregnancy?

Thyroid: Could mean several things, but i guess you are probably asking about tsh. A pregnant woman's TSH is normally suppressed (lowered) during the first trimester of pregnancy, which gives the false impression of an over-active thyroid. Ob doctors should all be aware of this. If this is not what you were asking, feel free to clarify. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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What is hCG injection is it helpful in pregnancy in pcos?

What is hCG injection is it helpful in pregnancy in pcos?

HCG pcos: Hog is hormone during pregnancy and stimulates ovary to maintain luteal function generally once pregnant in underlying pcos your pregnancy should proceed normally check with ob. ...Read more

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How effective is sprintec? Is it a good in preventing pregnancy? Are the hormone levels high?

How effective is sprintec? Is it a good in preventing pregnancy? Are the hormone levels high?

Sprintec: is a combination OCP with estrogen and progesterone. It is very, but not 100%, effective, just like all other oral contraceptives. It produces hormone levels similar to other preparations of contraceptives. ...Read more

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What is considered a low hemoglobin level in pregnancy?

What is considered a low hemoglobin level in pregnancy?

Thanks for asking!: Pregnant women with hemoglobin levels below 11.0 g/dl are generally considered anemic, though complications and symptoms from anemia during pregnancy do not usually occur until hemoglobin levels are well below 11.0 g/dl. ...Read more

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What is a 8am cortisol level test for? Why 8am? Is that hour your highest level?

What is a 8am cortisol level test for?  Why 8am?  Is that hour your highest level?

Cortisol: An 8 am cortisol level measures the function of the adrenal gland. It is done at 8 am because the levels are usually higher. ...Read more

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What can cause low AFP (alpha fetoprotein) levels in a pregnant woman?

What can cause low AFP (alpha fetoprotein) levels in a pregnant woman?

Low AFP: Low AFP is associated with Down's syndrome, but some women do have a low AFP that is unexplained. At 39 you should have already been offered a level 2 ultrasound and genetic testing. If you don't feel comfortable with having an amniocentesis, a cell free dNA test can be done through your blood. ...Read more

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What is the lactate hormon and how is it affecting pregnancy?

What is the lactate hormon and how is it affecting pregnancy?

Helping baby grow : Human placental lactogen is a hormone that directs energy to the baby through mom's placenta. It also increases mom's glucose levels in the second half of pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the pregnancy sugar level?

That depends: Glucose challenge screening (24th to 28th weeks) should be under 130-140 1 hr after drinking a concentrated sugar beverage. Fasting glucose test & glucose tolerance test can also be done. ...Read more

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What the normal level prolactin in a female not pregnant ?

What the normal level prolactin in a female not pregnant ?

Prolactin: It varies by laboratory and depends on what units you measure in, but between 25-30 mcg/L would typically be around upper limit of normal. Good wishes. ...Read more

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My friend is 52 and her creatinine level is so high that sugar is in urine.she is also experiencing rapid weight loss.what is the cause and what to do?

My friend is 52 and her creatinine level is so high that sugar is in urine.she is also experiencing rapid weight loss.what is the cause and what to do?

Need md: Your friend needs to be seen. Sugar in the urine can represent diabetes and rapid weight loss can also mean the same. Her creatinine rising is concerning for kidney disease so please advise her to be seen as soon as possible ...Read more

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What is considered a high level of nitrates in water (when pregnant)?

What is considered a high level of nitrates in water (when pregnant)?

Any: Any nitrates in a clean catch urine specimen could be a sign of a bladder infection. A urine culture can confirm an infection. ...Read more

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If the serum urea level in an indian is about 7.4, is it above normal. If yes, what could be the reason and what is the treatment and diet .Thanks?

If the  serum urea level in an indian  is about 7.4, is it above normal.  If yes, what could be the reason and what is the treatment and diet .Thanks?

Normal: Your urea level is normal. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003474.htm. ...Read more

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My LH levels are in 13.9 and the FSH is in 2.8. What does it means?

My LH levels are in 13.9 and the FSH is in 2.8. What does it means?

PCOS or PreOvulation: Cynthia, the ratio is usually close to 1:1, but if the LH is higher, it is one indication of PCOS. Both hormones are responsible for producing an egg ready for ovulation. If that ratiuo is >2:1 (LH:FSH) in the first week after your cycle, that may be due to PCOS. If the blood was drawn mid-cycle, it may be a normal finding since LH RISES above FSH just before you ovulate. PCOS has treatments. ...Read more

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What is the reason for a serum pregnancy test?

What is the reason for a serum pregnancy test?

Diagnosis : It diagnoses pregnancy and helps to determine the due date. It can also be used to monitor the well-being of the pregnancy and can be used to montor some cancers. ...Read more

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Question on high calcium levels. Is that the test for hypoparathyroidism?

Question on high calcium levels. Is that the test for hypoparathyroidism?

Wrong direction!: Testing calcium in the blood is helpful in evaluating parathyroid function but in the case of hypo (low) parathyroidism, one would expect calcium to be low or lower normal range, not high. The parathyroid gland puts out parathyroid hormone in an effort to help keep calcium levels in the bloodstream up, so when it's under active the calcium tends to fall. ...Read more

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Hi does taking fertigyn(chorionic-gonadotropin)5000iu injection in early pregnancy increses hCG in body and t line is dark due to it in pregnant tst?

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does taking fertigyn(chorionic-gonadotropin)5000iu injection in early pregnancy increses hCG in body and t line is dark due to it in pregnant tst?

NO: You are using voodoo medicine to try and manipulate nature. If you need help with a fertility problem go to a fertility specialist where they use actual science and can usually help you ovulate if that is what you need.. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of low serum creatine kinase? level is 26 iu/L?

What can be the cause of low serum creatine kinase? level is 26 iu/L?

Means nothing: Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthies fall outside on either end. Stop worrying. Ask your physician about what kind of aerobic fitness would be right for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Anita Deswal
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Spironolactone (Definition)

Treats fluid retention (edema) in patients with congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis, or nephrotic syndrome. Also treats high blood pressure, heart failure, and low blood potassium (hypokalemia). This medicine is ...Read more


Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Aldactone (Definition)

Aldactone is a potassium-sparing agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart ...Read more