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If TSH with Reflex to FT4 level is low do I lower my synthroid dose or increase it

A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamer Yacoub
34 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Ideal level of TSH is 0.3 -3.0 mIU/ML. you might consider to increase Synthroid (thyroxine) ( No substation) to 125 mcg/d. Make sure you to take Synt ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes.: 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
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Endocrinology : Should be in charge of adjustments of your Thyroid Rx depending on your lab results and clinical findings.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Recheck the labs: Based on your question, this does not make sense. An increase in your thyroid dose should increase the T3 (liothyronine) and t4, and decrease the tsh ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
TSH/Free T4: Low TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) means decreased production of T3, which is converted to T4. "Free T4" is the amount of T4 which is in the circu ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: I would reduce dose. If the hyperthyroid is caused by the high dose pill, reducing the dose should correct this quickly. You need to find the cause o ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Hormonal changes associated with your circumstances alter thyroid function tests and your doctor is correct in waiting to repeat the studies before ch ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Low thyroid: Your thyroid hormone levels are slightly low. Conception is unwise until corrected and stable.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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NO: Your labs suggest you are on the right dose of synthroid. When you take it ( should be in the AM) can affect sleep. If you are taking it correctly, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Any symptoms?: 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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