What is Cretinism?

It is a congenital hypothyriodism with stunted growth physically and mentally.

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My wife is pregnant
Age 27 Yrs
Thryoid test says 10.86 ( hypothyroidism)
is there any danger to babys brain development
Pls respond
thanks in...

doctor1 MD

Hi XXXXXX,Welcome to Healthcare Magic.Your wife is overtly hypothyroid and runs a risk of Cretinism to the baby. Cretinism is hypothyroidism of...

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hi I have been tested 2 times for thyroid problems and each time the Doc says my blood test comes back fine. But I have so many of the symptoms....

doctor1 MD

Hi, Thanks for using HCM.

Since symptoms of weight gain, exhaustion and normal Thyroid level. This may be due to PCOD(female) or cretinism. Get...

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i'm hypo thyroid patient running 22nd week of my pregnancy.up to now I've taken eltroxine100mg daily in the morning and docter suggested me to take...

doctor1 MD

glad you asked the query
from your query it is obvious that the tsh is still high
although within the normal range

i would definitely not reduce...

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