Pregnancy and Thyroid Cancer

Pregnancy and Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid cancer is a dangerous disease who are at risk for suffering. Doctors recommended for pregnant women need to be examined for overall health as well as health monitoring detected dangerous diseases, including thyroid cancer.
According to doctors, said thyroid cancer if not detected and treated in time can cause serious consequences for both mother and fetus.
So What is Thyroid?
The thyroid is a gland located in the neck, below the cartilage of the larynx and H-shaped thyroid gland normally weighs around 29g and about 5cm long. In the body parts work to produce hormones (T3 and T4 hormones) help balance the hormones in the body and regulate the activity live.
For healthy people in case of thyroid disorders will cause diseases such as hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism affects the normal function of the body. More particularly for women who are pregnant during the disorders that affect the thyroid hormone enormous. The remarkable thing is that the women in pregnancy are often not aware of the abnormality makes thyroid cancer diagnosis more difficult. Besides the fear of the intervention, such as ultrasound, medications, visits will have an impact on women and the fetus makes diagnosis at an early stage is ignored.
Thyroid disorders phenomenon for each person is different. In many cases if the disease is not detected and treated early will cause benign goiter, more dangerous than the disease can cause a direct impact on health, the development of the fetus and the mother.
Thyroid function will be changed during pregnancy?
Many studies have confirmed that the fetus and the woman will bear the direct impact from the phenomenon of thyroid dysfunction. According to doctors Human Chorionic Gonadotropin hormone that and hormone Estrogen is secreted more during pregnancy. In the first 3 months of pregnancy hormones are passed into the body through the fetal placenta and then the fetus can provide this hormone.
Doctors recommend that pregnant women should do tests hoocmo T3, T4 and TSH to check hormone levels in the blood for early detection of the risk of infection. Besides the extraordinary manifestations as floating nodes in the neck, the thyroid swelling, prolonged hoarseness, tinnitus, sore throat ... people need medical care immediately because it is the symptoms of thyroid cancer.
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