A 31-year-old female asked:
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if my tsh and t4 are high and free thyroxine is normal...but t3 (liothyronine) uptake is low, should i take synthroid my dr prescribed?

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Your tests indicate you have a hypo active thyroid and should take replacement. While you may need to take this treatment for long, you need to get these repeated annually to adjust your meds.
Answered on Jul 20, 2015

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