(Closed) Any Bees with autoimmune issues?

posted 7 years ago in Babies
Post # 3
1892 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

@1littlep: I’m currently not pregnant or TTC, but I recently had a LO (4 months ago) and was just diagnosed with hypothyroidism, which may or may not have been a result of my pregnancy. I’m still in the early stages of diagnosis and treatment, but I’m feeling slightly better. I was started on Synthroid and know it’s compatible with pregnancy and nursing (up to 125mg for nursing, not sure with pregnancy). Also kellymom.com has a whole section on thyroid issues and testing while nursing and some pregnancy. Also there are some docotrs that specialize in thyroid and pregnancy. Might be worth a shot to see if there is one in your area. I’m sorry I’m not more help, but just wanted to let you know you not alone.

Post # 4
195 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I have an autoimmune disorder. My doc thinks its Lupus. I miscarrried at &weeks before. My doc say my disorder could be to blame. It took 8 months to get regnant again. My doc immediately put me on baby aspirin til about 22 wks, then i got on regualr aspririn. So far everythings going good.


Good luck

Post # 5
3947 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I’m bumping this!  I have Hashi’s and would love to start a Thyroid TTC support thread somewhere.

Post # 6
193 posts
Blushing bee

i am not pregnant but i have an autonomic disfunction (so called vegetative disfunction). I’m able to get pregnant, it doesn’t directly affects me or a possible baby, it’s treatable if i am avoiding the stress, i have great results. but i think you might have something else than i do, i’m not even taking any medicine, i just had a long stress and that caused this disfunction. good luck

Post # 7
1622 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I have Graves’ disease, an autoimmune disease of the thyroid.  I’m not TTC right now, but I just had a total thyroidectomy and I hope my disease doesn’t affect me too much in the future because of it.  I wish you ladies the best of luck with your treatments.

Post # 8
1564 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I also have Graves’ disease and after several years of PTU, I’m in remission. I’m not TTC yet but will in the next 6 months and am a little nervous about how long it might take.

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