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galcha23 posted:
well im only 16 but im curious about men with hypothyroidism (which i have) if they can have childern cause i want some one day and my mom said i couldnt cause i have hypothyroidism and im on levothyroxine 88 mcg (just incase that matters)

anyways someone help me please
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DOGDANCING_TCOS responded:
Untreated hypothyroidism can cause infertility in men/women.

But by taking your med and keeping your labs in the optimal range there is no reason you can't be a father.

In other words practice safe sex until you are ready to be a father. You can most definitely get a girl pregnant.


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