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A 31-year-old female asked:

Symptoms of hypothyroidism, high normal tsh, tpo is 49. i have reynaud's and positive ana but am struggling convincing my doc to diagnose hashimoto's.

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
Doc is correct: Even if you do have Hashimotos your TSH is normal and therefore you have normal thyroid function.
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