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what is considered a low tsh level

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to look at T3 (liothyronine): And free t4. Low tsh, depending on the sensitivity of the assay, indicates thyroid hyper-function. However, the suspected hyperthyroidism needs to be ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
High: The normal range for a TSH usually is up to 4.5 for most labs. This is a higher than normal number.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawan Tarawneh
17 years experience Neurology
Possible: Both high and low thyroid states can be associated with seizures. Seizures can be seen in 5-10% of high thyroid states and even more commonly when it ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
No: Rarely hyperthyroidism manifested by a low TSH and elevated thyroid hormones can cause increased hunger leading to weight gain. Most hyperthyroids l ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
.980: Can't answer that till you send: 1: Thyroid llevels for T4 and T3 (liothyronine).
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Too high: That indicates that you have hypothyroidism. You need to be seen and started on thyroid replacement.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Very unlikely: There is no known effect of rhodiola on the hypothalamus, pituitary or thyroid gland. Low TSH is almost always associated with hyperthyroidism or a pi ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Hyperthyroid: Very low Thyroid Stimulating Hormone generally indicates an overactive thyroid. Symptoms include rapid heart rate, elevated blood pressure, weight los ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Nope: It's normal. Congratulations.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
More workup: Currently, it points to hyperthyroidism but you need to complete the work up to know for sure. At the very least, i would repeat the TSH along with t ... Read More
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