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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   Hi i have a tsh level of 4.7 (my lab upper limit is 4.5) and im pregnant (5 weeks) is this a cause for concern? wat are my options?
Doctor :   what about your t3 and t4 levels?
User :   those have not been tested i just did a routine bloodwork and found I was pregnant only tsh values are given
Doctor :   the thyroid status can be interpreted by all the three values. t3, t4, and tsh.
Doctor :   from only tsh values i can only say that
Doctor :   there is increased stimulus for the thyroid hormone production
Doctor :   as this is common in pregnancy

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