A 20-year-old male asked:
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is the level of tsh of 4 is elevated ? with normal totalt3 .and t4 is it an indication of any type of hypothyroidism ?

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Dr. Robert Fuhrman
54 years experience Endocrinology
Maybe: The TSH level of 4 may be borderline elevated depending on the lab performing the test. If thyroid levels are normal the TSH level may be a warning that the thyroid may be failing. Repeat levels over time are needed to answer the question.
Answered on Apr 24, 2015
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