A 46-year-old female asked:
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thyroid antibodies are high, my free t4 low, tsh & free t3 (liothyronine) in normal range, on whole thyroid yet exp 2-4lb weight fluctuation & hair loss- what next?

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See Gp : Whole thyroid is not a recommended treatment. Switching over to thyroxine tablets should help . Please consult with your GP .
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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