A 63-year-old female asked:
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tsh 3.66-is this still high? on 75 mcg levothyroxine. dr says no adj necessary. still tired, dry skin, intolerance cold. what should i do?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Level is borderline: Although your TSH is in the normal range, we usually will strive for a TSH level around 2 or below if you have continued hypothyroid symptoms. Taking 88 mcg daily would probably work. However, many people will continue to have symptoms of dry skin, cold intolerance. These are common symptoms as we age.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014

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