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A 35-year-old female asked:

I am 7 mos postpartum. my tpo ab is 15, thyroglob refl profile is 1, tsh is 15.3, with history of hyperthyroid. do these antibodies detect an autoimmu?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Thyroid deficiency: If your TSH is 15.3, your thyroid is underactive. Even if you were hyperthyroid at one time, you now have thyroid deficiency and need to be treated for that. Hashimoto can go through normal thyroid function, hyperthyroidism and then hypothyrodism.

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Last updated Sep 15, 2014

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