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A 56-year-old male asked:

i had my thyroid removed 3 months ago, taking 150 micrograms of synthroid, (thyroxine) my tsh 3 generation came back as 19.4. is that really high ?

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Dr. Laila Alamgir
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Hypothyroidism: You need to increase the synthroid (thyroxine) dose and repeat the tsh or full thyroid panel within 4 to 6 weeks.

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Last updated Apr 6, 2015

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