Treatment of high TSH during pregnancy must be done and not neglected. Because those who have high TSH during pregnancy;
- Pregnancy poisoning (Preeclampsia)
- Heart failure
- Preterm birth
- It is known that the risk of some discomfort in the baby is high.
High TSH levels during pregnancy can pose serious risks to the health of the baby. It can cause tachycardia in the baby and increases the possibility of premature birth. If high TSH levels are not treated, the risk of miscarriage increases. In addition, it can cause abnormal births to occur. High TSH levels during pregnancy can be passed on to the baby with antibodies and may cause hyperthyroidism in the baby after birth.
What Are The Factors That Cause High TSH During Pregnancy?
During pregnancy, the TSH hormone may be imbalanced in terms of both decrease and increase. Can cause a serious rise Causes of high TSH can be listed as follows;
- enlargement or swelling of thyroids
- Toxic multinodular goiter
- High iodine level
- Ovarian goiter (Struma ovarius)
- Genetic causes
- Transient thyrotoxicosis during pregnancy
- Single toxic adenoma
- Thyrotropin receptor activation
What Are TSH High Symptoms During Pregnancy?
TSH elevation that may occur during pregnancy can manifest itself with some symptoms. Some symptoms caused by high TSH are similar to pregnancy symptoms, so it can be difficult to understand. During pregnancy TSH elevation symptoms can be listed as follows;
- Excessive sweating
- Extreme sensitivity to heat
- Pain throughout
- Eye swelling
- Nervousness and depression
- Increase in blood pressure
- Blurred vision
- Poor appetite
- High blood pressure
- Restlessness and sudden changes in mood
- Common headaches
A doctor should be consulted when these effects are observed. Diagnosis of high TSH during pregnancy
A blood test is performed for . According to the blood test results and the status of the values, the treatment is started with the appropriate treatment method. Generally, drug treatment is applied with drugs that will not harm the baby.