A 45-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

what does it take for an endocrinologist to decide if armour is suitable for subclinical hypo- thyroidism? if test results are all in "normal" range.

2 doctor answers
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
He/she will not: Armour brand dessicated thyroid is no longer the first choice of real thyroidologists to treat hypothyroidism. Be weary of anyone foisting it on you. See a real thyroidologist to find out if you really need any replacement for subclinical hypothyroidism.
Answered on Oct 21, 2015
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
17 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Subclinical hypo..: Subclinical hypothyroidism occurs when peripheral thyroid hormone levels are within normal reference laboratory range but serum thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels are mildly elevated. If all test results are normal then it does not sound like subclinical hypothyroidism.
Answered on Sep 5, 2018

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Depends: Depends on how progressive and open minded said endo is. I can almost predict that your free t3/reverse T3 (liothyronine) ratio will not be normal if ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Endocrinologist: Or a primary care doctor. An oncologist deals with cancer and would not be able to help you.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Old-fashioned: Endocrinologists do not like Armour Thyroid because it's hard to standardize. I defer to them. Be very sure to tell your primary treating physician fo ... Read More
1
1 comment
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
You might: not therapy if your thyroid tests are normal. Listen to your endocrinologist
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month