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Thyroid TSH Count?

Hello Doc, My Thyroid profile suggests as below: T3-4.4/T4-1.02/TSH 3rd Generation-10.59, in addition to this T. cholesterol-174.8/HDL-47.34, Triglycerides-99.85/VLDL-20/LDL-107.5. Plus my Urea is slightly less than reference rate suggested, 12.7 I am not sure what does this report suggests, plus I have heard that once you start taking thyroid medicines it lasts life long. (Age 28, Female, Married) Neha Baid
Asked On : Thu, 24 Mar 2011
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Hi Neha
Greetings from health care magic
Your TSH level is high thats indicating you have hypothyroidism. Start the treatment . yes the the medicines have to take for longer period.
If you want any alternative treatment like homeopathy can consult at
thank you
Answered: Thu, 24 Mar 2011
Anesthesiologist Dr. Ranjitha S C's  Response
Hi Welcome to HCm

thanks for querie.

Your hormonal profile shows you are suffering from Hypothyroidism.
For this you have to take life long treatment.
This is just a replacement therapy thats all.
nothing to worry about it.

Hope my answer is helpful for you.

I ll be available for your future follow up.

wish u good health
Answered: Thu, 18 Aug 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Prahlad S. Patki's  Response
Your TSH is high indicating that you have hypothyroidism.
1. Please start hormone therapy as prescribed, it needs to be taken once a day on empty stomach in the mprning. It needs to be taken atleast for six months.
2. Please ensure that you are on Iodized salt.
3. Avoid cabbage completely.
Answered: Thu, 18 Aug 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
hi,thanks for query.You seems to have thyroid hormone deficiency your body and that means hypothyroidism.You thyroid gland is not producing sufficient amount of hormones which is important for maintaining many systems in your body.The thing which is deficient in your body has to replace with medicines so you have to take it for life long.Do not shy away from drugs take it regularly and keep checking the hormones level on regular basis also.
wishing you good health.
Answered: Thu, 18 Aug 2011
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