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can I get pregnant after treatment for Cushings disease?

By Anonymous November 22, 2010 - 10:33pm
 
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I am 30 yrs old..and have no children but my husband and I desprateley want to start trying when the time is right..I always had normal periods and suddenly they stopped for a yr now..Just came back from obgyn and pcos has been ruled out..she has referred me to an endocrinologist suspecting possible cushings based on symtoms and ruling other things out.Bottom line I'm fine structurally inside had ultrasound..If it is indeed Cushings and I am treated and have menstral periods restored..what are the chances of going on to concieve...Thank you so much for any information..Erin

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Anonymous

One of the main causes of female infertility, tubal disease, is a disorder in which the fallopian tubes are blocked or damaged in some manner. But don't worry, there are number of treatment options available to overcome infertility caused by tubal disease. And the good news is you can still get pregnant naturally by simply following all of the methods on how to get pregnant fast and have a healthy pregnancy here: aboutgettingpregnant.com

March 25, 2015 - 9:56pm

I am the same last anonymous user comment. I made a profile and wanted to repost my comment. You definitely can. I was diagnosed with Cushing's disease the FIRST time June 2008 and had surgery July 2008 when I was 17. I then got pregnant in 2010 when I was 19 and had a beautiful, healthy baby girl May 2011. Fast-forward to 2014. I was diagnosed with a reoccurrence of Cushing's disease in February 2014 and had surgery again May 2014. I want to have another baby soon. Since it happened for me before after the first surgery, I have faith that it will happen again when the time right.

October 6, 2014 - 1:28pm
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Anonymous

You definitely can. I was diagnosed with Cushing's disease the FIRST time June 2008 and had surgery July 2008 when I was 17. I then got pregnant in 2010 when I was 19 and had a beautiful, healthy baby girl May 2011. Fast-forward to 2014. I was diagnosed with a reoccurrence of Cushing's disease in February 2014 and had surgery again May 2014. I want to have another baby soon. Since it happened for me before after the first surgery, I have faith that it will happen again when the time right.

October 6, 2014 - 1:20pm
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Anonymous

I was diagnosed with cushings and had a tumor removed from my pituitary gland in March 2014. It was mid august that I learned I was 5 weeks pregnant. You can get pregnant....I am sure each case is different but don't lose hope!

September 1, 2014 - 9:06pm

Hi Anonymous,
Thank you for your question and for finding EmpowHER.
Have you expressed your desire to get pregnant with your doctors? It is important to get a handle on your health first, but your doctors need to know you want to try to get pregnant following treatment. Ask these questions, particularly how long you need to wait following treatment. And the consideration of wanting children should be made when deciding on a plan for treatment. Work with your doctors to develop a plan that works for you.
Here is an article with a link for more information:
Ins and Outs of Cushing's Syndrome
I will keep looking for information and will try to ask a specialist associated with the web site what he thinks.
I'll let you know what I find out.
-Christine

November 23, 2010 - 9:28am
(reply to Christine Jeffries)

Hi again,
I asked an expert related to the website, here is what he said, "Yes-she can get pregnant both during and after Cushing’s. Cushings is a hard disease to diagnose and she probably should see an expert. Hypopituitarism can also lead to cessation of menses."
Hope this additional information will help you advocate for yourself with your doctors.
Good luck and let us know how you're doing or if you have additional questions.

November 24, 2010 - 9:02am
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Anonymous (reply to Christine Jeffries)

Hello Christine..Thank you so much for your advice and being so caring....Well I went to my obgyn 2 weeks or so ago and she is suspecting cushings..but the good news is that she has referred me to a supposed wonderful woman endocrinologist near my home in Clinton, NJ..She has already assured me I will get the complete workup I need....To get to the bottom of why I was always so on the money with my periods..and now they have suddenly out of the blue stopped for over a yr..I hope and pray and keep my faith in a higher power that I will do whatever it takes to fullfill my dream of being a mother...Its been also very upsetting to me because I have been struggling with late stage Lyme Disease for 10 yrs...I am basically in control of the disease..but do have bad flares of the disease still once in awhile..So I have a complex medical history..But I view it as even though I am disabled..I still deserve to follow my dream of being a mother..I won't give up..I pray that I am one day blessed..I will keep you posted..Thank you so much Christine..Its nice to know there's hope and people so kind out there..Love and Light..Erin L

December 11, 2010 - 3:03am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I belong to a cushings advocacy group. I live in Nj. I do not believe there is a doctor in NJ who knows how to properly diagnose or rule out cushings. you would need to look up your nearest properly informed doctor at the help website. www.cushing-help.com (cushings-help) Best of luck to you.

June 8, 2014 - 3:55pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Hi, I have Cushing's and I live in NJ. I would love information on the advocacy group. Could you please list how to get in contact with the group... Thank you!

June 24, 2014 - 4:50pm
(reply to Anonymous)

Hi Erin,
You're welcome. Glad the information helped and you are going to see an endocrinologist. Let us know what happens there as you undergo testing and treatment.
Warmest regards,
-Christine

December 13, 2010 - 1:23pm
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