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can an absess of a molar cause an elevated tsh?

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Dr. John Yu
Dr. John Yu answered
15 years experience Endodontics
No: Elevated TSH is usually caused by deficiency in T3 (liothyronine) or t4. One common cause of that is iodine deficiency. Abscess tooth will elevate your WBC count, however.
Answered on Jan 15, 2015

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