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Thyroid in pregnancy
I am in 2nd trimester(4th month pregnancy), got minor level thyroid 5.0. can i eat cauliflower else it cause any effects. ?
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Dr. Swati Chitnis
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Avoid cauliflower as it can further decrease thyroid function. You need to be started on thyroxine immediately. Untreated hypothyroidism can lead to many problem in baby.
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Go for complete profile freeT3, T4,Tsh... Take opinion from endocrinologist if possible or a physician!!!
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Dr. Rita Bakshi
Gynecologist/Obstetrician 32 yrs exp Delhi
Hello, Eating cauliflower may affect thyroid gland functioning. Are you taking medications for thyroid? If not then consult a physician and get TSH, T3 and T4 levels checked because if thyroid is left untreated then it may affect your pregnancy and baby.
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Dr. Shikha Shah
Gynecologist 6 yrs exp Mumbai
Cauliflower is a goitrogenic vegetable and can have an effect on thyroid production. I think you should avoid it. Another thing is tsh level above 5 should warrant starting thyroxine.
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