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Do I need thyroid hormone if I have low free t3, (liothyronine) normal TSH and high tpo antibodies?
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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly.
The TSH is normal so it might be a variation of normal or euthyroid.
It also might be a developing thyroid condition, but there would be symptoms, like fatigue. The tpo antibodies might mean hashimoto's thyroiditis. This is usually associated with hypothyroidism. It would be wise to see your doctor to follow up.

In brief: Possibly.
The TSH is normal so it might be a variation of normal or euthyroid.
It also might be a developing thyroid condition, but there would be symptoms, like fatigue. The tpo antibodies might mean hashimoto's thyroiditis. This is usually associated with hypothyroidism. It would be wise to see your doctor to follow up.
Dr. Joseph Woods
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Dr. Robert Lang
Many, but not all people will have symptoms of hypothyroidism when their TSH is the high part of the normal range
Dr. Gregory Seagraves
Pharmacology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe
Oral T3 (liothyronine) may be what you need.
However, you should consult an endocrinologist.

In brief: Maybe
Oral T3 (liothyronine) may be what you need.
However, you should consult an endocrinologist.
Dr. Gregory Seagraves
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