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A member asked about a 34-year-old female:

I had done total thyroidectomy. after surgery after two weeks i checked t4 and t3 both are normal. and doctor asked to check after three months. and when i checked after after 3 and 1/2 month t4 and t3 were normal but tsh got increased. before i did not

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
HYPOTHYROIDISM: HYPOTHYROIDISM can cause a myriad of symptoms. In women it can cause dysfunctional uterine bleeding resulting in a secondary anemia. It also may be associated with anemIa of chronic disease. Get your levels checked regularly and follow up with your doctor. The goal is to lower TSH PREFERABLY <1. I prefer armour thyroid >synthroid. Follow up with your doctor for medication adjustment.
Dr. Amrit Singh
Cardiology 51 years experience
Tsh: keep with in limits with Levothyroxine. u will need it anyhow

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