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I am a 44-year-old male with 5ft 4" in height and 69 kgs weight. My TSH (9.83) value is high, but T3 total (104.6) and T4 total (8.5) are normal. No medications are other than Uprise-D3 60 K capsule, which I take weekly. I have no particular symptoms but no weight loss in spite of very active sports and workouts daily and cholesterol borderline high in spite of a very balanced low-fat diet. My report says,
I can understand your concern. I have gone through the reports you have attached. In my opinion, you should get done repeat test after a month.No need to start thyroid medicines. Do regular aerobic exercise like running, cycling, swimming, or walking. I hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further.
I can understand your concern. If you want to start, you can begin Thyrox (Levo-thyroxine) tablet 50 mcg once a day in the morning before breakfast on an empty stomach. Get done repeat thyroid function test after a month. I hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further.
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Firstly, from the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) it appears that he is having bradycardia and sinus arrhythmia, but no tachycardia. So, according to me, electrophysiology (EP) studies may be helpful, but not necessary.
It could be due to thy...
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Welcome to icliniq.com.Low levels of both TSH and FT4 indicate that the problem is at Pituitary or Hypothalamus level and NOT Thyroid.
Also, your thyroid is NOT hyperactive and your thyroids are apparently functioning normally.
You will therefore require further evaluation to localize the site o...
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Will increased TSH level harm the baby's brain growth? Query:
Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. My height is 5'1" and weight is 52.4. I am 20 weeks pregnant now. I underwent a surgery for complete thyroidectomy and I am taking Thyroxin 100 mcg regularly. In my first trimester, the TSH level was 0.31 and the doctor advised me to continue the same dosage of medici... Read Full »
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TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) is very important for the baby's brain growth as rightly said by you. Therefore, it is imperative that we treat aggressively.
Target TSH in the first trimester is 0.3 - 2.5 mIU/L and therefore the doctor did not change the treatment.
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