Im 17 weeks pregnant and just back from the doctors, i went because of a swelling on the front/right of my neck and because i would happily sleep all day, every day and various other symptoms. I had my thyroid (tsh) checked a few years ago and it was found to be in middle the "normal range" (2.0 or around that) the doc has arranged for me to have my bloods done again. I vaguely remember someone telling me that the tsh test isnt as reliable as other tests but my doctor is adamant that the tsh test is all i need. I googled the symptoms of hypothyroid as soon as i got back and found a list and i could easily tick more than half of the symptoms and thats thinking back to before i was even pregnant. Is there any way i can get my doctor to do a full thyroid test? And if my tsh comes back as "normal" again from a possibly unreliable test, will an untreated underactive thyroid harm my baby? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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