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Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (Definition)

A TSH test measures the amount of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) in your blood. TSH is produced by the pituitary gland and tells the thyroid gland to make and release the hormones thyroxine ...Read more


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Hi my TSH level is 86.3... need suggestion to reduce it...plz help?

Hi my TSH level is 86.3... need suggestion to reduce it...plz help?

Get treatment now: you have hypothyroidism and need to star treatment. Please see you physician to start levothyroxine, Please do not forget to follow up regularly to make sure the thyroid functions is under control. ...Read more

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My TSH level is 50.6 can u suggest me the medicine of how much power i need to take?

TSH 50.0 !: Hello ~ you have HYPOTHYROIDISM. Treat with L-THYROXINE. and start with low dose and work up till you are euthyroid. So take L-thyroxine (Levothyroxine) and take 0.025mg 2 - 3 x a day for 6 -8 weeks and then recheck TSH and alter dose up or down accordingly. thanks ...Read more

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My TSH level 13.310 how to reduce it now using 75 mg tablet daily morning but not decreese?

Increase dose?: If your TSH level doesn't normalize after six weeks of brand naymet4 replacement, your doctor needs tou increase your dose. ...Read more

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Im Radhika 24 yrs old my TSH level is 13.52 im not interested to take medicine how to decrease my TSH level naturally plzz give a better suggestion?

TSH 13.52: You may not be interested in taking medicine to correct your TSH but that is a must! The clinical effects of a high TSH will be very troubling to you. Treatment of high TSH is one pill a day and straightforward. It is not expensive. ...Read more

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My TSH level is 5.26 mclu/ml. Is this is normal level? Or shall i go for medicine ?

My TSH  level is 5.26 mclu/ml. Is this is normal level? Or  shall i go for medicine ?

Tsh: Tsh level above the normal range could indicate slightly lowered thyroid function. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms and meds. ...Read more

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Do i need to have thyroid medicine with TSH level 17 , can it be corrected without medicines.I am planning a baby ?

Do i need to have thyroid medicine with TSH level 17 , can it be corrected without medicines.I am planning a baby ?

Need med: You should get a free T4 and thyroid peroxidase antibodies to complete the work up but with TSH of 17, you should be on thyroid med, especially if you are trying to get pregnant. I highly recommend getting this under controlled before trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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My TSH level was 6.2 and now it's 3.4 after increasing my thyroid medicine. What does this mean? What is a normal range?

My TSH level was 6.2 and now it's 3.4 after increasing my thyroid medicine. What does this mean? What is a normal range?

Good: That is good. That means the levothyroxine is working. Tsh will go up when there is a deficit of thyroid hormone. The "normal" range is tight and can be found on the lab report. Different labs will have slightly different ranges. ...Read more

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Before 50mcg Levothyroxin my TSH level was 3.23, new TSH level after 2 mo. of meds is 1.42. Should my Dr. up my medicine?

Before 50mcg Levothyroxin my TSH level was 3.23, new TSH level after 2 mo. of meds is 1.42. Should my Dr. up my medicine?

Not necessarily but: I feel one should adjust thyroid dose based on symptoms and levels of Free T3 (liothyronine). Many do benefit from doses that result in lower TSH levels- before doctors depended on TSH the average dose prescribed was double current averages! See http://www.nahypothyroidism.org/how-accurate-is-tsh-testing/ and http://www.thyroid-info.com/articles/david-derry.htm and see a doc who will test Free T3 (liothyronine) etc. ...Read more

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