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Pregnant, low thyroid. Will it affect the baby ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good Afternoon
Doctor:I am Dr. XXXXXXX here.
User:good afternoon.i am 11 weeks pregnant
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i am diagnosed with with low thyroid
User:0.27 is my level
User:we took complete blood test one week before..
User:this thyroid level will affect my baby?
User:i am feeling tired almost all the time
Doctor:Yes, low thyroid hormones can affect the baby and yourself.
User:i was not known about this before..
User:i need to take treatment from next week
Doctor:Are you on medication?
User:yes..taking folic acid and dyphoston
Doctor:You will need thyroid supplementation to keep your thyroid levels normal.
User:i already completed 3 months pregnancy without taking thyroid supplements
Doctor:Did you talk about the same to your gynaecologist?
User:no.. we need to talk about this..we are taking second scan this week.
User:we will XXXXXXX gynecologist with scan report and blood test report
User:not taking thyroid supplements before will lead any problem?
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