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Pregnant. Diagnosed with thyroid problem. On thyronorm 75 mcg. Will it have any affect on baby?

sir myself sakshi, i am 8 weeks pregnant. in my 4 week of pregnancy i came to know that i have a thyroid problem i hv 11 TSH . i am eating since one month medicine for thyroid i.e thyronorm 75mcg. i want to know will my baby be normal cos i came to know frm one of my frnd that thyroid can effect ur baby mental growth, sir i am tensed a lot pls reply me.
Asked On : Tue, 10 Jul 2012
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Dear ma'm, it is TSH 11, which is high. you have already started the treatment. so recheck your TSH and FT4, every month. and try to keep FT4 on higher side. and let me know your reports. I Q of the baby is affected by poorly controlled thyroid. but if you quickly correct the balance and maintain it through out pregnancy , there is no risk. regards!
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