A 40-year-old member asked:
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if my t3 (liothyronine) was borderline low in combination with my tsh does that make me hyperthyroid?

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Dr. Robert Kaplan
43 years experience Endocrinology
Hyperthyroid: I would expect T3 (liothyronine) to be high and TSH to be very low in a hyperthyroid.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: Hyperthyroid is low TSH and high T4 or t3 (liothyronine).
Answered on Jan 15, 2015

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