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Recently diagnosed with ITP (not stable) treated with eltrombopag (MMF didn't work) & have hypothyroidism. What tests can I do to find/rule out cause?

Cause for which one? The ITP or the hypothyroidism? First I wish you get better and both conditions become controlled. The ITP as its name implies, has no specific reason that we know of, several theories, and is considered an auto-immune disease. Likewise is the hypothyroid disorder can be primary or secondary, but again often times no cause can be elicited. Keep the F/U with your hematologist and endocrinologist . Read more...

Recently diagnosed with cfs but now have ANA 1/160 nucleolar pattern. History of itp, psoriasis, sub clinc hypothyroidism, all else normal. V worried!

More that CFS? Not to worry these can still be pulled together by your physician . These can go together - thyroid and + ana. The itp can be assiciated woth the + ana. The others are independent but each can be treated and very simply. Read more...

Is 20mg prozac (fluoxetine) safe during pregnancy? Not pregnant yet, but maybe in the future. ITP, hypothyroidism, anxiety. On 50mcg levothyroxine and 20mg prozac (fluoxetine)

Category C. Risk can't be ruled out but pretty low-- it's been around longer than all the other Ssris & no major problems noted--most ons in our area okay it the pts I've followed were ok through their pregnancies. Read more...
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 more...

I am 44 yr old mom of 4. I have hypothyroidism, itp, reoccuring fibroids, &menopause. Recently had sex 4 weeks after cyrotherapy and I bled during sex. Not bleeding now but cramping do I call the dr?

Yes. Monitoring of your platelet is important. Though your are not currently bleeding your platelet may be extremley low put you at risk of profuse bleeding with minimal trauma. Read more...
Yes, call the doctor. It is recommended to see your doctor anytime you have abnormal bleeding after menopause. Even though you may have a reason for the bleeding, you will want to make sure that all potential causes can be ruled out. Read more...