Childbearing and thyroid cancer

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Switch from Levothyroxine to Synthroid during pregnancy

  • By akh08 · New reply April 19, 2014
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  • Hi, My wife had thyroid cancer five years ago and had the thyroid removed. She had been taking Levothyroxine 0.100mg. Now she is 6-7 weeks pregnant. Her endocrinologist thinks that her thyroid level is ...


  • By Julriejul · New reply April 17, 2014
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  • I'm starting to have that feeling of defeat. Feeling like I won the sprint but maybe not the marathon with this thyroid cancer ordeal. I'm coming up on my 2-year RAI anniversary. I passed my 1-year testing ...

Increase in levoxythyroxine and missed period?

  • By Miriamcary · Posted March 23, 2014
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  • Hi, I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's after my daughter was born. We have been trying for a second, had two miscarriages. MD increased my dosage from 50 mcgs to 75 mcgs and I Didnt ovulate this month and ...

How long did you stop breastfeeding before RAI?

  • By ClaireScotland · New reply March 21, 2014
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  • I had TT and right side neck dissection for papillary at end of January. I stopped nursing my 6 month old at the start of Feb (the hardest part of this journey so far :( ) and still waiting for RAI date ...

Is it safe to switch medications during pregnancy?

  • By silverem · New reply March 19, 2014
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  • Just wondering if anyone knows about the safety of switching brands of thyroid medication during pregnancy? I am considering switching from generic Levothyroxine to WP Thyroid or Nature throid. Anyone ...

Pregnant after TT and RAI

  • By Kristin80 · New reply March 16, 2014
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  • I am 6 months pregnant right now, had a TT in July 2012 and RAI in August 2012. Anyway I am still kept pretty hyper, last TSH was 0.06 but I am exhausted! I thought that I would feel better by this point ...

RAI next week. Need tips, and q waiting to get pregnant

  • By ThycaMom · New reply March 16, 2014
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  • All, I got my TT for Graves disease in Oct 2013, and my pathology report showed I have tall cell papillary carcinoma. I got a WBS in december, and my drs decided i need RAI so i stopped nursing and my ...

4mci i131 follow up scan, wait time for pregnancy

  • By ArinLee · New reply March 16, 2014
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  • Hello, I just had my follow up scan with 4mci of radioactive iodine and thyrogen injections. We thought as soon as this scan was clear we could try have a family. My nurse told me that we have to wait ...

TT scheduled with 4wk old

  • By klynn86 · New reply March 4, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • I was diagnosed with papillary carcinoma at 8 wks pregnant and now that baby is here, we've got my surgery scheduled for February 10th...exactly a month after my daughter was born. She's currently in ...

SHOCK of my LIFE!!!! Pregnant with an IUD in place!!!!!

  • By silverem · New reply March 3, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • I am admitting that i need a little talking off the ledge right now. I had my TT only four months ago and chose not to do RAI. My period have been several days early each month since the surgery until ...

Had my miracle baby!!!

  • By kitten1624 · New reply February 28, 2014
  • 27 replies
  • Alivia Kate was born November 7th at 5:09 am weighing 8lbs 4oz!!! Almost 1 year exactly (11/8) from getting 1 of 2 surgeries to remove my thyroid and a 3.8cm mass on it!!! I conceived her a week before ...

Child care help for cancer patients?

  • By Ashley3642 · New reply February 8, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • I'm wondering if any and knows of any assistance programs that would help cancer patients with child care? I had my treatments a year and a half ago but radiation did not kill off enough of the cancer ...

Can't stop crying - So scared of RAI

  • By teesal · New reply January 26, 2014
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  • I'm 40 years old and have 3 kids (aged 9, 7, and 5). I had my TT on Dec 17 and the endo called me last Wednesday to tell me that they found cancer in 6 nodules (can you believe that I forgot to ask which ...

Pregnant after total thyroidectomy

  • By redpinkrose · New reply January 3, 2014
  • 21 replies
  • Hi: I had my thyroid removed a year ago due to a small, localized papillary tumor. I am now 13 weeks pregnant. For anyone else who has been pregnant post TT, please share how often you had blood drawn ...

Wait time after follow up scan?

  • By ctcougar36 · New reply December 14, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • Hi there I haven't been here for awhile. I had TT removal last year (papillary thyroid carcinoma), and radioactive iodine January of this year. I am currently in the process of having a follow up scan ...

Pregnant and Crazy?!

  • By karebear1028 · New reply December 1, 2013
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  • Anyone else pregnant and feeling like they are going crazy? My endo keeps changing my dose pretty much every 6 weeks to keep me at a suppression TSH level and each time she adjusts my meds, it takes me ...

Pregnancy after RAI

  • By JT03 · New reply November 6, 2013
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  • It's been a while since I have been on here. I was diagnosed with thyca in 11/2012 had RAI in late FEB first of March. I think it was 150 was my dose. I stayed away from my kids for 5 days. Now in September ...

Pregnancy question help!

  • By Cateyez · New reply November 2, 2013
  • 6 replies
  • Hi Everyone, I was wondering if anyone has gone hypo while pregnant and how that may have affected their baby? My endo refused to see me for the first three months of my pregnancy, insisting that my dose ...

Any info/advice on pregnancy without a thyroid?

  • By Catnap73 · New reply October 1, 2013
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  • Surprise unplanned pregnancy at 40 years old and no thyroid! How unlikely is that?!? Still in shock and unprepared for the effect of no thyroid! I had 2 children before my diagnosis. If anyone would like ...

Mid-cycle bleeding

  • By Foodfan23 · New reply September 30, 2013
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  • I was wondering if anyone else experienced mid cycle bleeding due to being hyperthyroid after tt. I had a tt in dec 2011 RAI in march 2012 follow up scan in jan 2013. I was told to wait a while after ...

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