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Hypothyroidism in pregnancy

A 25 year old female has Hypothyroidism in during pregnancy, her gynecologist advised to take 25 mcg of Thyroxin and told to stop once baby is delivered. Now (Postnatal) patient has the thyroid levels T3 - 90 T4 - 14 (reference range 4.5 -12) TSH - 3.35 Please advise whether she should continue or stop If continue then till how many months or lifetime

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after delivery it should be stopped. however thyroid profile should be checked after 6-8 weeks.

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after delivery it should be stopped. however thyroid profile should be checked after 6-8 weeks.

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Stop and check TFTs after 6 to 8 weeks

Doctor be sure if the unit is in pico gram or nano gram.... If in nano grams then T3 of 90 is low actually but if pico grams its very high... So just check the unit

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Stop and check TFT after 3 months

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Continue..

Shouldn't continue

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