Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
143 Doctors are Online

Suffering from thyroid. Is it safe during pregnancy ?

hello i am 29yrs femelewhen i got d blood test done for thyroid 6 months back it was just normal Now i am 9weeks pregnant and diagnosed with thyroid My TSH level is 4.7 but during 1st trimister it should be between .25 - 3 right? ( i think i hv read it some where). Is pregnancy d reason for thyroidism? or it can happen anytime? Doc adviced me to take thyonorm 25mg. Is it safe during pregnancy? Once i deliver a baby will my thyroid level becomes normal? Or do i need to take medicine for life loong?? It was just normal 6 months back n started when i conceived.. why so?? pls answer..
Asked On : Fri, 1 Apr 2011
Answers:  1 Views:  254
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Lab Tests
Medical Topics
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.Yes pregnancy can trigger underlying sub clinical hypothyrodism.You have to take medicine for thyriod,the drug is safe.For normal pregnancy normal functioning thyriod is must.It is very difficult to say about post pregnancy status,time will only tell.In most of the cases it stays.
wishing you good health.
Answered: Mon, 11 Jul 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor