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pregnancy and multinodular goiter causing hypethiroidism

what about becoming pregnant with hyperthiroidism, could the nodules become larger, what are the possible risks?

Sat, 12 Sep 2009
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this condition can cause miscarriages, premature births, and intrauterine growth retardation for the baby if not taking proper treatment for it. You can also develop high blood pressure because of it.

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