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What Causes Tsh To Drop
What could cause a TSH to drop from 25 to 3.1 in less than 2 weeks. Doctors retested after worsening symptoms. Can TSH levels fluctuate that much?
Ihad thyroidectomy last year becauseof hurtheladenoma.After surgy my weight was64 i in eltroxen200 my weight is drop to 60now what cause it? Tsh is.03
Please see doctor: Weight loss and low TSH suggest increased thyroid activity and you should see your doctor for an evaluation. Additional lab tests may be needed. ...Read more
My TSH levels recently came back out of range. I've had rapid weight gain. Will the adjustment in medication cause the weight to drop off?
Yes: Recommend to go back and follow up with your doctor to get adjustment with dosage, inturn it will help your wt as well. ...Read more
Any thoughts as to what would cause a sudden drop in TSH in the last trimester? I'm 32 weeks pregnant with twins.
Hyperthyroidism: Hi. Assuming you're not taking thyroid hormone(s), a suppressed TSH means you're hyperthyroid. That means your thyroid gland is autonomously overproducing thyroid hormone and not under normal control of the pituitary gland. The doctor who checked that will refer you to an endocrinologist for evaluation and treatment. You'll do fine. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
UNCLEAR ETIOLOGY: Typically, once the TSH starts trending up, it means your own thyroid gland is not being capable of producing enough thyroid hormone and until treated with appropriate doses of hormone, it will continue to go up. The answer to your question depends on the time in between labs, weight gain or significant weight loss, etc etc. Any other symptoms ? ...Read more
Error in testing: It is possible that one of the test results is in error. It would be prudent to discuss it with the doctor who ordered the tests. ...Read more
Would wt. loss of 20lbs cause TSH to change from 1.34 to 2.52 in 2 months? Want to loose 20 more. Will it keep fluctuating? My Dr. knows.125mcg@ 6day
Maybe..: A lot of things can cause the TSH to fluctuate such as stress...maybe the weight loss is causing a physical stress changing the TSH.. Main thing is that it's still in normal range which is good. Continue to live a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and losing weight if needed to reach a healthy BMI 19-25... Follow your TSH with your doctor regularly. Take your Levo on an empty stomach. ...Read more
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