A 27-year-old female asked:
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is it possible that even though a dose of synthroid worked for me for a while that it now needs to be increased ? i've noticed symptoms coming back

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: The function of the thyroid gland is not stagnant and can change over time. If you have a return of more symptoms - please advise your medical provider. Take care.
Answered on May 10, 2017

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