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A 34-year-old female asked:

What tests are decisive for hypothyroidism apart from tsh and free t4? my doc ordered total t3 (liothyronine) too. or he should have ordered free t3 (liothyronine)?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
THe free t4: and tsh are the only two important tests for almost all thyroid indications.
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