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Pregnant. Test showed high TSH level. Any effect on pregnancy?

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i'm 4 weeks pregnant and my tsh levels are higher (6). will that affect my pregnancy
Answered by Dr. Rahul Tawde 24 minutes later
TSH during 1st trimester needs to be less than 2.5 & less than 3 during rest of pregnancy. Very high TSH during pregnancy in mother can lead to reduced IQ in the cchild, but 6 is not that high. Even then you should start treatment rightaway & continue till delivery. TSH 6 means milder form of hypothyroidism only. So dont worry.
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