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Suffering from hypothyroidism. Trying to concieve. Thyroid levels low. Further tests required?

Hello Doctor, I am 29 years old. I have been diagnosis for hypothyroidism from 2011. I take eltroxin 100mg daily. I am planning for pregnancy now. Below are my current test results, Does it cause any problem for/during pregnancy? T3 (Total), serum by CMIA 1.03 T4 (Total), serum by CMIA 8.77 TSH(Ultrasensitive), serum by CMIA 1.60 Previous tests also show that resluts fall under normal range but I suffer from excessive weight gain , hair loss and irregular monthly cycle. what are the other test which should be done ? what precausions do i need to take ?
Asked On : Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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You should continue taking the eltroxin tablet.
The problem of excessive weight gain, irregular cycles may be due to Polycystic ovaries.
You should consult a gynaecologist and get Usg done.
You need to try for weight reduction, by proper diet and exercise.
You might need some treatment, like ovulation induction medication, if you dont concive spontaneously.
You should start taking folic acid tablets pre- conceptionally.
Good luck.
Dr. Mrs. Sumeet Baheti
Answered: Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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