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05 Mar 2004

Thyroidism
My husband have a very active thyroid.If I want to fall pregnant will this have any affect on the baby?Will the baby be normal and healthy?Or must he go for a sperm test? Please advice?
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GynaeDoc
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01 Jan 0001

I don't think that an overactive thyroid influences the sperm count, but I don't really deal with males. If you fall pregnant, the child will not be affected. Some types of thyroid diseases are heriditary though, so it would be a good idea to find out the exact cause of your husband's problem.

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