Increased tpo antibodies affect foetal brain development during pregnancy even if tsh is in normal range after taking thyroid hormone treatment
27 Views v

Answers (1)

Like the answers? Chat privately with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Anil Kumar Jain
General Physician 5 yrs exp Bangalore

Free 3 day follow up

Chat Now

₹200 for 24 hrs

Hello there. TPO ANTIBODIES (TPoAB) are auto antibodies against the thyroperoxidase enzyme. If your TSH is in normal state, then its called euthyroid. So even in euthyroid patients with a high TPoAB constitutes a great risk in pregnancy in ways that your hypothyroidism may worsen, chances of miscarriage, preterm delivery, perinatal death all increases. The thyroid dysfunction post delivery may also increase. There can be impaired motor or intellectual development in the offspring therefore yes it can affect the brain of the offspring. A regular checkup and a close watch is required through the whole period of pregnancy. Regards
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.