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Should I be concerned that my TSH level is at 002

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
TSH 183: Absolutely. Surely the doctor who ordered this test planned appropriate treatment for you. If not, please see an Endocrinologist. Do not wait too long ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Likely hypothyroid: Need confirmation with free T4. See endocrinologist. Not serious at this point, but if true, treated, you'll feel better :)
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
?hyperthyroidism: A decreased TSH suggests overproduction of thyroid hormones. Rarely it may be produced by a pituitary tumor. Measurement of serum thyroxine and trii ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: You have thyroid hormone deficiency and need to take replacement medication. Please consult the doctor who ordered the test for prescription. Wish you ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
I assume you mean a: high TSH with a normal T-4??? That is usually indicative of very early (subclinical) hypOthyroidism (LOW thyroid) If the gland is NORMAL size (not en ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Normal TSH 0.45-4.5: Why is your pharmacist concerned? Tsh of 3 is normal. Of course, we're trained to treat the person, not just the numbers so many of us will prescribe ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Hi. Yes, why isn't your doc just starting treatment? Is he/she waiting for you to get symptomatic? That doesn't make sense to me. I'd start you on l-t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Look elsewhere: Usually for a low thyroid problem to be the source of symptoms as you describe, the #s are in the double digits (15, 23. 45, etc.), so the lay press t ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
TSH is abnormal: Your TSH is mildly high, suggesting that your thyroid level may be low. It should be repeated, and you need a free T4 level to see if your thyroid le ... Read More
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