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Pregnant. Reports showed TSH 0.036 during pregnancy. How does it affect?

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My TSH is 0.036 during pregnancy. How does it affect. It is 9 week and twin
Posted Fri, 11 Oct 2013 in Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
Answered by Dr. Anantharaman 12 hours later
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please get TSHreceptor antibody done.

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Suppression of TSH to 0.1 is considered normal during the first 3 months of pregnancy.this is due to the hormone hCG normally produced by the fetus.action is necessary if the TSH is below 0.03, if there is weightloss of greater than 5% of body weight or if you have too much vomiting.the low TSH improves on its own by 14 weeks.if your endocrinologist suspects that there is a hlong standing increased thyroid function which may have been missed he/ she will usually ask for a TSH receptor antibody.a positive antibody may indicate that you require treatment with antithyroid drugs
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