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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: On the level of tsh. If TSH level remains in the range 0.2-0.6, he is at very low risk of developing hyperthyroidism. Retesting is not recommended.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Areare you: Are you seeing endocrinologist?
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Switch to t4: The thyroid replacement you're on is garbage, it's ground up pigs. Switch to real replacement with brand name T4 and let you doctor regulate the dose ... Read More
Dr. Fidias De Leon
20 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Imaging: If not done so, proper imaging of the thyroid is indicated, including ultrasound and nuclear thyroid uptake scan. You may be suffering from hashimoto' ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
19 years experience Family Medicine
Hyperthyroidism: A low TSH and high T4 is an indication of over-active thyroid (hyperthyroidism). This should be evaluated further for any potential cause and discuss ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Hyperthyroidism: High ft4 and low TSH are a combination usually indicating an over active thyroid. It doesn't explain the cause which will require further testing to f ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Likely normal: Your TSH may be slightly low and may be normal for you. Do you have any symptoms? It is generally not a good idea to treat lab values. All lab results ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
What did you: change the dose of? If it's thyroid replacement, it can take weeks for the level to normalize, asumming you're now on the correct dose. If it's an ANT ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Sounds normal: Your description is consistent with normal thyroid function, but if you are concerned, you could provide exact numbers for us to review.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
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Way off: That dose of thyroid needs to be reduced ASAP. Please consult with your doctor right away. I'm guessing they're doing that already if they received th ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Eating too: Much and not exercising enough. If you're on cytomel, (liothyronine) you should consider stopping it as it can be dangerous and can't be checked by th ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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