A 32-year-old female asked:
I had a total thyroidectomy due to cancer. my lab shows low tsh but t4 and t3 (liothyronine) levels are normal indicating correct dosage why would my tsh be low?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Atul Singh answered
27 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Low TSH: Low TSH should be respected and you may need adjustment of your medication. Seeing your Endocrinologist may be needed, and they can discuss if a dose change is needed. T3, (liothyronine) T4 don't always paint the full picture and have to looked in context of your symptoms, TSH.
Answered on May 13, 2016
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