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What should I do for a TSH of 7.5 and I am 37 weeks pregnant ?

Hi, I am 33 years old and have 37 weeks pregnancy . Two days back I had an ultrasound , HB and TSH test. No problem is detected in ultrasound, HB is 11.5, and TSH is 7.5. I am hypo thyroid patient and take 100mg levythyroxin tablet daily. TSH was fine 2months back. Please advice what should I do now.
Asked On : Thu, 14 Jul 2011
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic.
During pregnancy , due to hormonal changes , thyroid hormone fluctuates.As you are already on medication , you can continue the same As you are at 37 weeks of pregnancy , you can avoid changing the dosage of Levothyroxine.
I advise you to visit your Gynecologist and get evaluated for the same.
Take care
Answered: Thu, 14 Jul 2011
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General Surgeon Dr. Rajinder Bajoria's  Response

Thanks for your query.     

after consultation with your doctor just increase the dose of levythyroxin tablet which you are taking rest all is fine..Hypothyroidism during pregnancy is a known entity.

‘Hope I have answered your query, I will be available to answer your follow up queries, “Wish you Good Health and trouble free speedy recovery”
Answered: Fri, 15 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Anand Babu M's  Response
Hi welcome to healthcaremagic

the above given levels of Hemoglobin and TSh levels are within the Normal range.... the hemoglobin is at margin level, normal is 11 to 16 mg/dl, you need to improve your diet... The TSh level is normal 7.5 is also within normal range of 6. 5 to 7.2 IU.. Nothing to worry... you need to continue the same levothyroxine 100 Mcg tablets daily once...Hope I have answered your question...

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