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A 29-year-old male asked:

Facing problem hair lose & weight gain. have done thyroid test and result is t3-99.22, t4-3.98, tsh-20.21. what medicine i should take & for how long?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 53 years experience
Thyroid: Those thyroid numbers do not make sense to me. The TSH is high and usually the T3 (liothyronine) and T4 are low causing the TSH to work hard to get your thyroid working properly. Call your doctor to see if those numbers are correct. If he says yes ask for a referral to an Endocrinologist.
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