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Prescribed Fertomid and medication for hypothyroidism. Does hypothyroidism affect fertility?

Hi doctor. I have been prescribed Fertomid 25 mg and I am also taking tablets for my hypothyroidism . Trying to get pregnant but it is not happening. I have taken Fertomid already for 2 cycles earlier but nothing as yet. Does the Hypothyroidism affect fertility ??Just got my thyroid tests done they are within the normal range.Still not conceiving. Any suggestions?
Asked On : Wed, 15 Aug 2012
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Endocrinologist 's  Response

Only severe hypothyroidism with irregular cycles will affect your fertility. Once your thyroid function is normal and cycles are regular there is no problem in getting pregnant.

One you get pregnant, the chance of miscarriage is more in hypothyroidism. So you have to bring your TSH below to 2.5 to decrease this risk.

Good luck.
Hope I have answered your question. If you have any further questions I will be happy to help.

Dr Ajish TP
Consultant Endocrinologist
Answered: Sun, 26 Oct 2014
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