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My name is ***** ***** had my thyroid removed 6 years ago

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Hi my name is ***** ***** had my thyroid removed 6 years ago and I am 40 years old , my medication is 150mg of Levothroxin ,I have been trying for a baby for nearly a year now and have had no success other than a early miscarriage in April ,I have since read that my thyroxin levels are critical to my chances of conceiving . My general doctor doesn't really think I have any issues but would like some proffessional advice if possible on this subject ,any help would be greatly appreciated
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Vanessa
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. David
there are many many factors which are critical to conceiving and maintaining your pregnancy.
you need to get your TSH and T3 and T4 levels checked if you haven't had them checked recently.
your diet and overall health are also very important.
if you are taking 150mcg of levothyroxine daily, you are getting more than enough thyroxine of T4 hormone in your system.
make sure your TSH levels are between 0.3 and 3.0 range.
the causes of miscarriage are not well understood. Most early miscarriages that occur in the first trimester of pregnancy are caused by chromosomal abnormalities in the baby
let me know if you have other questions.
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