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TSH level and miscarriage ?

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I had a m/c about 3 mos ago. I found out at 6 wks, but OB said it didnt develop much past 2-3 wks. I have a few questions.
1. During my miscarriage my TSH was 27, I am now on Synthroid, but could this have caused me to miscarry so early?
2. Is it possible to have such an early miscarriage and not even have ovulated? On ultrasound it just shoed a tiny gestational sac.

Thanks for any help with this!


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replied January 10th, 2011
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Hello,
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am glad to help you. Although hypothyroidism is known to cause hpothyroidism, still a majority of the first trimester abortions are due to chromosomal defects in the foetus which make it non-viable.

It makes sense to ensure that the euthyroid status is achieved before planning for the next pregnancy.

Hence, please do take your L-thyroxine pills regularly and monitor it with the TSH. Please consult an endocrinoogist for the same. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.



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