A 63-year-old female asked:
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hello, my mom is 63 and has been diagnosed with hypothyroidism. her lab results show a tsh of 6.9 and a t3 of 2.9 she's on 25 mcg of levothyroxine. her new internist said it is okay for her not to increase her current dosage of levothyroxine since she h

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Incomplete question.: There is a 150 character limit, and your question was cut off. Following the doc's advice, who knows her best, is better than any incomplete bit of information that you are able to provide here usually. Go with her to her next appointment, if she agrees, and ask her doc your questions. Also, you can call the doc's office, too, and ask questions, too, if you have permission to do so.
Answered on May 27, 2015

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