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Child has increased TSH level after being born. Worried

hi ... my baby boy was on on feb 07. my wife s date was on feb19 but he was having different value of BP in both hands. so the doctor told us to be admitted and the delivery was normal. the baby is fine but the baby s tsh value was 26 so they advised us to do another blood test after 2 weeks so today we did another test and now the tshh is 64 and now the baby is 21 days old.. i am really worried about this . so pls kindly reply me and advise me if i have to take any treatment... thanks.... s s
Asked On : Sun, 3 Mar 2013
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Pediatrician, Neonatology 's  Response
you only wrote TSH value which is definitely high .
We have to do T3 T4 Alison,do ultrasound neck and start him on regular treatment As Soon As possible.
Go to a good endorinologist or pediatrician and start treatment.
Low thyroid affects brain growth and hence the hurry!Good luck
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