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Scotts Valley, CA
A 55-year-old male asked:

how to improve consistency of tsh levels when there is a pattern of alternating between 8 - 14 and 3 to 4 between test & retest after 90 days?

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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Several: Take brand name thyroid hormone= synthroid take it first thing in am, 1 hour before eating or taking other meds.

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A 23-year-old member asked:

My TSH is 7.9. I have been taking syntroid25mcg for 8 days. Wenr to holistic doc and he prescribed armour 15 mg. Can I switch right away?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Korona
Interventional Radiology 33 years experience
Must: Talk with your endocrinologist or primary care doctor.
India
A 24-year-old female asked:

My TSH was 35 two months bck, i was takin 50 units per day n now my value is 7.10, should I increase my dosage to 75?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Lang
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Probably: Most people would benefit from more thyroid med with a TSH of 7.10. However, discuss this with your doctor to be sure that there is no reason that you should not increase.
Wilmington, North Carolina
A 53-year-old male asked:

I have a TSH level of .30. What question could i ask my doctor in regards to the test result. I am on 90mg of armour, 1x day. ?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Thyroid treatment: It is hard to regulate your thyroid level on armour, because it is a mixture of hormones and varies. You should be on levothyroxine.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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