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Hypothyroid, 9 weeks pregnant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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User :   My T3 is .99,T4 is 6.8 and TSH is 6.7 (before medication) I am taking thyroup 25 mg

I am 9 week pregnant and weight 42 kg.Should increase the dose or continue the same
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   May i know your age?

User :   32
Doctor :   Since how long are you taking medication?

User :   1 month
Doctor :   Why do you want to increase the dose
User :   is it suffecient for pregnancy beacause it was recommended before pregnancy.and in how much interval should i go for tsh test and should i go for sonography now
Doctor :   It cannot be increased without proper examination and investigation.

User :   should i cantinue or any other test required
Doctor :   First of all you will have to go for your thyroid investigations. Also about the requirement of ultrasonography will have to be commented by your treating gynaecologist
Doctor :   Are you having any symptoms because of current medications?
User :   no
Doctor :   Usually the doses are not altered unless patient complains any problem.
User :   should i consult after revised tsh test
Doctor :   Yes you can consult.
User :   thank you sir
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   no all things are clear
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
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