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Posted by: Eva | 2008/01/21

Can hypothyriodism effect getting pregna

Hi Doc,

I was diagnosed with having an under active thyriod (hypothyriodism) and was put on eltroxin. Can hypothyriodism effect me, trying to get pregnant? Or taking the eltroxin? My husband and I have been trying to fall pregnant fot the last 1 and a half years.

Thank you.

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Hypothyroidism can affect conception. Eltroxin will help the situation. If your thyroid function is normal on Eltroxin, it should not interfere with your falling pregnant.

Best wishes

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