A 48-year-old member asked:
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what to do if i had a blood test done and my tsh reflex to free t4 is 4.53 .50-4.30 miu/l is that bad?

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Thyroid labs: Hi. That's probably early, subclinical hypothyroidism. It should be repeated with a free T4 and thyroid autoantibodies before any consideration is given to treatment. Go Hawks! Good luck!
Answered on Nov 23, 2014

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