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How will hyperthyroid affect pregnancy?
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Thyroid & pregnancy
The most common cause of hyperthyroidism in pregnancy is grave's disease.
Most women and babies will not experience any significant problems if the graves' is mild. Treatment is with a drug to lower the thyroid production. Risk of hyperthyroidism in pregnancy: hypertension with protein in urine (increase risk of pre-eclampsia), infection, iron def anemia. Baby might have hyperthyroidism as well.

In brief: Thyroid & pregnancy
The most common cause of hyperthyroidism in pregnancy is grave's disease.
Most women and babies will not experience any significant problems if the graves' is mild. Treatment is with a drug to lower the thyroid production. Risk of hyperthyroidism in pregnancy: hypertension with protein in urine (increase risk of pre-eclampsia), infection, iron def anemia. Baby might have hyperthyroidism as well.
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