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is levothyroxine 25mcg the correct medication for high anti thyroid but normal blood work?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Unclear question: Your question is unclear. By anti thyroid, do you mean anti-TPO antibodies, which indicates hashimotos thyroiditis? In general, levothyroxine should be given if your ft4 is low, and/or TSH is high. 25 mcg is a very low dose, but the correct dose varies from person to person. You may wish to see an endocrinologist.

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