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A 35-year-old female asked:

Low t4, low t3, normal tsh (2.5) diffusely heterogeneous echo texture of the thyroid. thyroid is enlarged. family history of hashimotos. doctor wants to do more labs in 3 months but is not an endocrinologist, should i be seen by an endocrinologist?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Waiting for three months to repeat the test is appropriate. Your doctor will advise you if consultation with an endocrinologist is warranted.
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Low T3, T4 and normal TSH imply problem with pituitary gland. You need a repeated blood test to confirm these levels and if there is no change, you need an CT or MRI of the brain. I wonder if you have any symptoms or manifestations of thyroid or gonadal disorder.
Last updated Apr 6, 2022

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