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thyroid test results at about 7 wks pregnant

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hi, 23 yrs old. i am pregnant now, its about 6 weeks 6 days. My thyroid test results are T3(1.21), T4(11.8), TSH(23.05), FREE T3(2.80), FREE T4(1.24), ANTI TG(

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replied September 8th, 2015
First Trimester of Pregnancy Answer A53734
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. Your concern is regarding the thyroid hormone levels in pregnancy.

I have checked the reports and the TSH levels are on the higher side. You need to consult a gynecologist and start with the treatment for hypothyroidism. The treatment of hypothyroidism in pregnant women is similar to that in nonpregnant women and it consists of thyroid hormone supplements. You should take the medicine regularly as the aim is to bring down the TSH levels to less than 2.

Hypothyroidism increases chances of miscarriage, preeclampsia, and preterm delivery if you do not take medicines for hypothyroidism.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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