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A 23-year-old male asked:

Tsh tests between 18 and 25. over 8 months. t3 (liothyronine) and t4 good. could there be underlying cause? total thyroid removal 2014. doc increased thyroxine

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Dr. Vinod Lala
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Increase thyroxine: As you have total thyroid removal , you need Thyroxine as replacement, Dose need to be adjusted based on TSH level, which is preferred to be 0.4 - 2.5. Celiac disease and IBS may cause variability in absorption of Thyroxine.
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