Thyroi during pregnancy
My wife is 12 weeks pregnant and gynecologist requested a thyroid test. The aTPO test was done. The anti thyroid peroxidase reading is 908 U/ml. What is the significance of this result? Should we worry about the health of mother and child? Kindly advise on further steps.
Doctor Answers (1) on Thyroi during pregnancy
TPO antibodies suggest autoimmunity . In pregnancy TSH should be kept below 2.5. Thyroid hormones are necessary for the brain development of child. If optimum level is not maintained then there is a possibility of mental disabilities in child. Kindly consult any diabetologist or endocrinologist with investigations for further details.
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