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i have no thyroid and am on synthroid my tsh is 9 what is wrong

A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
TSH high others norm: You need too see a local thyroid specialist at a University Hospital. Very complex.
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Dr. Carolyn Quist
35 years experience Gynecology
Yes take something: It depends on what you mean by "all other levels normal". There are not really normal levels, just reference ranges. People can have antibodies that b ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
TSH okay: 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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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thyroid "low": The TSH level is what stimulates the thyroid to produce thyroid hormone (T3). If your TSH was low, it can mean that the thyroid is not being forced t ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laila Alamgir
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypothyroidism: You need to increase the synthroid (thyroxine) dose and repeat the tsh or full thyroid panel within 4 to 6 weeks.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need higher doses : If you bhave had total thyroidectomy you need replacement with synthroid (thyroxine) and the dose needs to be increased to a level when your TSH come ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Gained weight: Something does not sound correct. It is hard to understand why Synthroid (thyroxine) upped at 75 is associated with a lot of weight. Please see your E ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Dose adjustment: If all other chemistries are normal only TSH elevation after total thyroidectmy means you need to adjust dose, of your synthroid, (thyroxine) speak ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Confusing question: It is hard to answer your question. It sounds like your TSH is normal, but your thyroid is enlarged. Presumably you were put on synthroid (thyroxine ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Won't change much: Hi. Was your thyroid taken out for Graves' disease? If so, your dose is too high, since you have a pretty suppressed TSH. If you are stable on your Sy ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sumana Gangi
24 years experience Endocrinology
Hypothyroid: yes.. If you have no thyroid, you need to take thyroid medication daily. Thyroid is like an engine to your body.. If your thyroid is not working or re ... Read More
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