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Hypothyroid, taking thyrox 50 mg - 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 :   Hi. I am subclinically hypothyroid and take thyrox 50 mg every morning. I also have a 2.6 cms fibroid. We are trying to get pregnant. had a follicular study done and on 12th day was given a hcg injection. after this we had timed intercourse. I was told to take 200mg susten once a day for 15 days. I have a 28 day cycle. My periods are delayed just by a day. Is it delayed because of susten? when should i take the preg test. what if the test comes neg.

User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here. let me read what you have typed.
User :   sure.... thanks
Doctor :   since you are on thyrox, the chances for you being euthyrois clinically at present are hight
Doctor :   the delay in periods could be due to many reasons
User :   ok
User :   is it due to susten?
Doctor :   1) stress, 2) pregnancy, 3) hormonal imbalance
User :   i never had delayed periods before
Doctor :   i would suggest you to wait for another 1 week time
Doctor :   if you still do not get your periods in this time
User :   thing is i had a stillborn at 7 months a year ago and am quite anxious now
Doctor :   then go ahead with a blood beta HCG test and also a pelvic scan/ultrasound
User :   ok
Doctor :   if it comes out to be positive
Doctor :   then you have to be extra careful during pregnancy
Doctor :   be regular withg follow ups
User :   i will be... :)
Doctor :   especailly after 5th month is over
User :   hmmm
Doctor :   and continue to follow up every week after 6th months
User :   i'm ready to do anything to have a baby
Doctor :   keep a count of fetal kick counts after 6th month is over
User :   ok
Doctor :   anytime if it is less than 10 in an hour
User :   ok
Doctor :   report to emergency immediately
User :   ok
User :   sure
Doctor :   avoid travel and jerky movements after 5th months
User :   thank you, dr AAAAAAA
User :   ok
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
User :   not really
Doctor :   please fill feedback form
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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