Does having thyroid disease make you a high risk pregnancy?

Absolutely! Thyroidopathies can increase your risk for multiple adverse perinatal outcomes - seek care with an endocrinologist and/or maternal-fetal medicine specialist throughout this pregnancy.
Yes. Thyroid disease in pregnancy tends to fluctuate and tends to require the services of a high risk maternal fetal medicine (mfm) specialist along with the OB md for management.

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Does having a thyroid disease make you a high risk pregnancy?

Not always. It increases your risk of complications but if you treat the thyroid disease properly, there is no reason to expect anything bad will happen with the pregnancy. It's important to get it trated correctly.

Can having a thyroid disease make you at high risk, for a high risk pregnancy?

More tests needed. It does not truly make you high risk but your thyroid hormone does need to be monitored more closely during pregnancy (via blood tests). If your thyroid is underactive, often the thyroid medication needs to be increased. Certain medications for overactive thyroid need to me changed during pregnancy as well. Correcting your thyroid levels is important for your baby's growth and development.
It could. Thyroid disease includes conditions with both too much (hyperthyroid) and too little (hypothyroidism) thyroid hormone. These pt.

My fiance has a high risk pregnancy. We went to an appointment to have an ultrasound and a check up done with our baby. We were told the baby has possible excess tissue on the back of the neck and possible hernia. She is ten weeks pregnant and the doctor

Unfortunately. Unfortunately I am unable to give you any information on survival rates without knowing more information. Based on what is in your post, excess tissue on the back of the neck could be a sign of down's syndrome; the hernia depending on where it is carries different risks. I would like to take this opportunity to use your case as a lesson for yourself/fiance and others. Never leave a doctor's appointment with unanswered questions. You have a right to have all your questions answered and everything explained to you in detail. If the ultrasound tech. Gave you that information you need to call the doctor right away and ask forn an explanation. Make an appointment, call on the phone, write a letter. Do whatever you have to do to get answers. Best of luck.
More info. Sounds like you are getting info from your ob. If the hernia is a diaphragmatic hernia, it could be serious. You may want to inquire about the hernia further, and ask about its location, and effect or possible effects at birth.

Does having a thyroid disease make your pregnancy high risk?

Absolutely! Thyroidopathies are one of the most common reasons for high-risk pregnancy status. They can cause preterm birth, preeclampsia, diabetes mellitus, fetal goiter, fetal hyperthyroidism, cretinism, fetal arrhythmias among other complications. Finally, postpartum depression may be more common in the context of thyroidopathy.
Possibly. With known thyroid disease, please plan with your OB & endocrinologist before you get pregnant so that your thyroid is under control to maximize success for healthy pregnancy. Ob's always screen for thyroid dysfunction. Your TSH should be in an optimal range which your OB can discuss with you. If diagnosed with thyroid disease during pregnancy, OB 's will make getting it under control a priority.

If you take ssris while pregnant do you have a high risk pregnancy?

Depends. Ssris (zoloft, paxil, (paroxetine) prozac) in pregnancy are used mainly to treat depression & if symptoms are severe, this may make you high risk for injury to yourself. If stable, there's a rare but serious association with fetal pulmonary hypertension & a fetal echo (targeted ultrasound of the heart) may be ordered. Stay on your meds & discuss your risks with your OB or mfm specialist.

Do STDs in the past put you at a high risk pregnancy?

Herpes, yes. If active vulvar herpes lesions occur in the 3rd trimester of pregnancy then vaginal delivery may be contraindicated to avoid transmission to the fetus. If other std's have been appropriately treated and testing is now negative, no risk.

If you had STDs in the past are you a high risk pregnancy?

Herpes, yes. If active vulvar herpes lesions occur in the 3rd trimester of pregnancy then vaginal delivery may be contraindicated to avoid transmission to the fetus. If other std's have been appropriately treated and testing is now negative, no risk.
Depends. Stds are a wide range of infections, some of which can be perinatally transmitted such as hiv, hepatitic viruses, herpes viruses. Depending on what std you are referring to, you may or may not be a high-risk pregnancy at this time.