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A 30-year-old female asked:

Can you have low tsh with hashimoto's (antibodies are present)?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Yes, transiently: Hashimoto's thyroiditis can go through a phase of thyroid hyperactivity early in the course of disease and that would be associated with low TSH. Sooner or later enough thyroid is destroyed that thyroid functions declines and TSH rises.
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