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I ve been taking medicine for hypothyrodism for 2 months! i did a blood test now and my ft4 improved slighty but TSH increased more than before! why?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Thyroid replacement

The TSH increases when the ft4 is too low.
But the relationship is not precise. You likely need a higher dose of levothyroxine. See your doctor.

In brief: Thyroid replacement

The TSH increases when the ft4 is too low.
But the relationship is not precise. You likely need a higher dose of levothyroxine. See your doctor.
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