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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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What should I do if I have a thyroid condition and I want to conceive?

What should I do if I have a thyroid condition and I want to conceive?

Get stable first: Thyroid conditions are common. They don't necessarily mean problems during pregnancy if your condition is treated adequately before and during pregnancy. So get diagnosed and treatment and, once stable, feel free to get pregnant. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm suffering from thyroid disorder from the last 6 yrs and would like to know if it will create problem for me to conceive?

What to do if i'm suffering from thyroid disorder from the last 6 yrs and would like to know if it will create problem for me to conceive?

Need more info: You did not specify the "thyroid disorder" with which you are afflicted. If you have the more common hypothyroidism, it is important to test for Hashimoto's thyroiditis which is an auto-immune condition where the body attacks the thyroid gland. With Hashimoto's, a patient may have impaired fertility and an increase risk of miscarriage. Please work closely with your physician. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i'm suffering from thyroid disorder from the last 6 yrs and would like to know if it will create problem for me to conceive?

Thyroid disorder: You don't say what kind of thyroid disorder. Either way, hypo and hyperthyroidism is readily treatable, and once treated it should not have a significant impact on conception. ...Read more

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Does thyroid disease affect a woman's ability to conceive a baby?

Yes: Especially if untreated or under treated, but even when well-managed women with thyroid disease have more trouble with fertility, miscarriages and preterm labor than women without thyroid problems, although most do perfectly fine. ...Read more

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Im 29 yrs old,having pcos and thyroid disorder,hv 2 miscarriages in july nd september.in both cases conceived through iui.wht to do now to avoid it?

Im 29 yrs old,having pcos and thyroid disorder,hv 2 miscarriages in july nd september.in both cases conceived through iui.wht to do now to avoid  it?

Evaluation: You need an evaluation to check for potential underlying cause of miscarriages. Treatment to avoid miscarriage in the future will depend on findings. ...Read more

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How to get high possibility of conceiving for pcod women ? No result even after IUI tried 5 times. All hypo-thyrodism symptoms exist but tft always ok

A small dosr of dexa: A small dose of Dexamethasone cou;d be tried for a short time as it supresses and may restore the cyclic secretion of gonodotropin as in normal people. ...Read more

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If I have thyroid does that mean i can't conceive baby?

If I have thyroid does that mean i can't conceive baby?

Please clarify: Hi. Do you have hyper- or hypothyroidism? Has it been treated? Is your thyroid function now normal? Having normal thyroid function eliminates thyroid as a problem for pregnancy. If you had the most common type of hyperthyroidism (Graves), you may have antibodies that cross the placenta and cause a problem for the fetal thyroid; your OB would monitor for that. Good luck! ...Read more

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I be thyroid problem . I m taking thyroxin daily. Can i conceive?

I be thyroid problem . I  m taking thyroxin daily. Can i conceive?

Ok if normal: I agree to have your levels checked first before trying to get pregnant. If you are under a doctors care and your levels are normal, then having hypothryoidism should pose little problems getting pregnant. As a matter of fact, when i start treating a woman for hypothryoidism, i warn her of increased risk of getting pregnant once she is normalized. ...Read more

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Conception (Definition)

Conception is the union of an egg and sperm to form a zygote. The zygote is what ...Read more