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low tsh after thyroidectomy

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Aging: 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Low TSH: Low TSH should be respected and you may need adjustment of your medication. Seeing your Endocrinologist may be needed, and they can discuss if a dose ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
May be just right: A low TSH with normal T3/T4 levels means that while these T3/4 levels may be just right for someone else, they are just a little bit higher than what ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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TSH: TSH may be low simply because your thyroid meds are doing enough to keep the TSH at a low level. If you are feeling OK just relax and enjoy life!
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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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
15 years experience Endocrinology
Possibly: Unfortunately, your symptoms are non-specific. Meaning that many different things could be causing them. It is possible that your TSH suppression co ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Less thyroid tissue: Your thyroid makes thyroid hormone. Your pituitary monitors thyroid hormone, and if there isn't enough, it makes TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone. S ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Other options: Even if you have hyperthyroidism, which is not certain from the information you provided, you need to consult an endocrinologist to check out other op ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Teresa Menendez Hood
36 years experience Cardiology
TSH: Tsh should be below 5. Make sure you are followed by an endocrine doc and i would change to a brand name med.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
74 years experience Endocrinology
TSH levels: Total thyroidectomy means you have to be on replacementdepending on reason for resection if benign maintain TSH 1 to 3 if malignant over treated with ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No significance: T3 (liothyronine) uptake is an old test used to indirectly measure t4. Now that we have assay to accurate measure free t4, we don't use this test any ... Read More
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