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what does a thyroid level over 40 mean

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Dr. Barbara Hummel
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hyperthyroid: Hopefully, it means that the medication is controlling the overactive thyroid. Follow closely with your physician for blood tests to make sure that i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Hypothyroidism: When the thyroid makes too little hormone (t4 and t3), the pituitary makes more TSH to try to compensate. So an elevated TSH is indicative of a thyro ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
44 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Not hyperthyroid: If you were hyperthyroid your free T4 would be high and TSH
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
30 years experience Internal Medicine
It can. : Severe hypothyroidism can lead to death.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Scan and biopsy: If the patient is sweaty and losing weight hyperthyroidism may be present. If putting on weight and swelling present pretibially, myxedema may be dev ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hyperthyroidism: There are no food that reverse hyperthyroidism or make it worse.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Neinstein
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Nothing if treated!: If treated appropriately, you do not have to have any long-term consequences from hyperthyroidism. If left untreated, the most serious concern is a he ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Usually hypothyroid: If your thyroid is not working (hypothyroidism), the hormones can easily be corrected with levothyroxine. Routine blood tests monitor the dose. If y ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Thyroid med: Hypothyroidism can be treated with thyroid hormone replacement. If the diagnosis was made correctly, you most likely will need to take the pill lifel ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Yes: collagen supplement is not a contraindicated with hypothyroidism. The question why are you taking collagen supplement . collagen is provided amply in ... Read More

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