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Will thyroid disorder affect my baby?

Q: I am a 26 years old woman in my seventh week of pregnancy. The doctor has tested and confirmed that I am having thyroid disorder and TSH report indicates 31.04miu/ml. I am suggested to take thyronorm tablets 50mg/day. Will thyroid disorder affect the baby?

A:Hypothyroidism can have adverse effect on the neural development of the baby. You need to take medicine continuously during pregnancy ad get your thyroid test repeated after 4 weeks to see if any dose alteration is required.

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