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Dr. Joseph Mathews
16 years experience Endocrinology
All of the above: Methimazole is a thionimide that inhibits the formation of thyroid hormone it is important to measure tsh, ft4 ; ft3 (liothyronine) levels to have a ... Read More
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
75 years experience Endocrinology
Anti thyroid med : Doses of medicine in disease state correction is based on clinical evaluations and supplementation by lab testswe can not provide a test or the specif ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Level of TBG: 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 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Hyopthyroidism?: this is a suboptimal TSH, i would see an endocrinologist or monitor your FREE T4 and Free T3 (liothyronine) more closely
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
If: You are on thyroid medication it means the dose should be slightly increased. If not on medication it could be premonition of future needed medication ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
TSH normal: Tsh was normal, but they may think it's more appropriate for you TSH to be a little lower. 75 micro grams may be fine - it's certainly not dangerous, ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
There is: no "DIRECT" connection between thyroid gland output and t-4/t3 ratios and "female hormones" except that the BINDING of the hormone itself is altered b ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
43 years experience Family Medicine
See your dr: You are taking a very small dose of thyroid hormone for a very mild case of hypothyroidism. Dizziness is an uncommon symptom of your thyroid condition ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Lipman
55 years experience Diabetology
Thyroid & Pregnancy: Thryoid tests T4 & T3 (liothyronine) rise in pregnancy(1.5 times normal) normally, while free T4 & T3 (liothyronine) are normal. You need to c ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Need higher dose: The high TSH shows that your thyroid level is still low. 175 mcg of T4 is a relatively high dose. Your are probably not absorbing the medication cor ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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It's OK: Hi. Your TSH is "normal", but I'd shoot for a value on therapy generally around the 1.0-1.5 range. The total T4, T3 (liothyronine) resin uptake, and F ... Read More
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