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does normal period 2 wks early, mean synthroid is working?

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My reproductive dr started me on 25mcg of synthroid to help with ovulation after being on it for about 3 weeks I started my period on the 14th day of my cycle. It was a normal period just 2 weeks early. Does this mean that the synthroid is working?


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replied March 4th, 2012
Infertility Answer A32386
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Synthroid is a thyroid supplement and usually given to treat hypothyroidism. Consider discussing your investigation results with your treating doctor/gynecologist. If you have been diagnosed with PCOS, then insulin modifiers (e.g: Metformin) would help to reverse the changes. Once PCOS is under control, ovulation inducers can be started to help you with ovulation and increase your chances of pregnancy. If you are trying for pregnancy, monitor cervical mucus changes and the BBT (basal body temperature) charting to predict your ovulation (along with the follicular study) and time your intercourse for having fruitful results. Have intercourse in positions that allow for deeper penetration for high deposit of semen. Have diet with foods rich in zinc content to ensure better maturation of egg and sperms. Continue with the treatment prescribed and be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest.
Take care.



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