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A 31-year-old female asked:

I have hyperthyroidism, tsh 0.02, t4 53, t3 (liothyronine) 28, anti-tpo 57.6. i have rapid heart rate, lethargic, faint, temp, etc is this normal?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Hyperthyroidism: is not normal. One presumes that T4 and T3 (liothyronine) are elevated (but lab scales vary). This is generally treated as elevated uncontrolled heart rate is dangerous. cannot say in your particular case, but generally,
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