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    What tests are to be done during the 4th month of pregnancy?

Posted on Mon, 3 Jul 2017 in General Health
Question: Hi Doctor, Hope you are doing good. DM, NT test where all normal.
My wife is in 4th month which ends tomorrow. We did not went for this month check up.
My wife will travel to her hometown and we want to have check up there as delivery is planned there. The list of tests our XXXXXXX doctor wrote in 4th month is:
1) glucose tolerance test
2) urine culture and sensitivity (clean catch)
3) thyroid stimulating hormone
4) complete blood picture
Which test do you suggest/think are required in 4th month.
Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain 56 minutes later
Brief Answer:
All are important

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear, I'm good and hope the same for you.
Yes all these tests are very important and should get it done at the earliest
Glucose tolerance test is most important and is to be done in a proper way as told
Wish you a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby ahead
Take care
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
Follow up: Dr. Manisha Jain 18 minutes later
thyroid stimulating hormone, CBP we had it 1-2 months back is it needed now also?
Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Done 6-8 weeks

Detailed Answer:
CBC is done almost done every 6-8 weeks but thyroid is done only once in pregnancy but if deranged and on treatment then is done 6-8 weeks later as well.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
Follow up: Dr. Manisha Jain 3 hours later
THS was done on 24-Mar-2017 and the result was 2.34. I am planning to bypass it and go for remaining 3 tests.
Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain 18 hours later
Brief Answer:
No need to repeat thyroid

Detailed Answer:
Yes dear you can leave thyroid and no need to repeat as it was normal
Get the other ones and then we can discuss the reports
All the best
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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