A 36-year-old female asked:
i have no thyroid and i did not have my synthroid (thyroxine) for a week. my levels indicate hypothyroid. can i really go hypo in 1wk? tsh 9 ft4 .08
1 doctor answer
Dr. Sumana Gangi answered
23 years experience Endocrinology
Hypothyroid: yes.. If you have no thyroid, you need to take thyroid medication daily. Thyroid is like an engine to your body.. If your thyroid is not working or removed , you need to take thyroid medication regularly to maintain optimal levels.
Answered on Jul 18, 2017
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