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Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypothyroidism: Subclinical means that there are no symptoms of the slightly low thyroid levels as measured by blood work.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
21 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
High TSH but with: Normal thyroid levels. It "usually" entails a symptom free state but if the cause is autoimmune in nature, there might be some signs or symptoms. The ... Read More
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Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
Still hypothyroidism: It is where you TSH is normal but your free T3 and reverse T3 are not normal. Need Armour Thyroid to treat this, not synthroid (thyroxine).
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Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Undiagnosed hypoT: Hypothyroidism can be primary - caused by a weak thyroid gland or secondary to other hormonal problems, like a pituitary problem. Or your thyroid can ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: With moderate doses of thyroid hormone, subclinical hypothyroidism can be easily corrected without significant risk.
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Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Hypothyroidism can be primary - caused by a weak thyroid gland or secondary to other hormonal problems, like a pituitary problem. Or your thyroid can ... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is safe: Yes it is safe to treat as it ia only treated with small doses of Synthroid (thyroxine) to bring the TSH to normal level
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience Endocrinology
Sometimes: If it is truly subclinical, meaning that there are no associated symptoms or signs of too little thyroid hormone, a doctor may choose to just watch, a ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
16 years experience Endocrinology
None: True subclinical hypothyroidism should have no symptoms because the free hormone levels are normal. It is only the TSH that is elevated. I think of t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Subclin hypothyroid: It is almost always unknown. But often an early phase of full blown hypothyroidism and thus the causes are the same as the very long list of the cause ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
No: You just have to do it the old fashioned way - eat less and exercise more.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: A TSH of 9.9 is clear indication of low thyroid function and you should follow your doctor's advice for treatment.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Better options: "Natural"foods are not an easy answer. What is your idea of "natural" foods? Do you consider eating thyroid gland of cows or pigs natural? There are s ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypothyroidism: The proper way to treat hypothyroidism is to administer the correct amount of thyroid replacement to bring the tsh to normal range. General measures l ... Read More

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