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Had thyroid test. What does the report says?

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HI, I have got my thyroid test done and the reports are as following.
T3 :127.88
T4: 9.5
TSH: 6.12
Kindly suggest the treatment for it.
Posted Sat, 16 Nov 2013 in Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
Answered by Dr. Minal Mohit 19 hours later
Brief Answer:
Please start taking Tab Thyroxine 50 mcg once/day.

Detailed Answer:
Dear XXXXXXX HI! your reports are suggestive of sub clinical hypothyroidism. Though you have not mentioned about your symptoms but you must start the treatment. Again, as you have not mentioned your body weight we would like to put you on low dose to start with. You can start with Thyroxine 50 mcg and recheck your thyroid profile after 6 weeks. then we can titrate the dose according to the reports and your clinical status. Regards!
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Follow-up: Had thyroid test. What does the report says? 12 minutes later
The symptoms are as following
Weight gain
Slight hoarness in voice.
My body weight is currently 60 Kg and was 57 in aug.
If i start taking medicine do i need to take it through out my life?
Note: my thyroid was detected in 2011 was 7.37 in 2011.
Answered by Dr. Minal Mohit 8 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Thyroxine 75 mcg as per your weight.

Detailed Answer:
Dear XXXXXXX I think 75 mcg is the right dose for you. As you are symptomatic I think it is better to start the treatment. Thyroxine replacement is usually life long; but there can be exceptions.

Hope this helps.

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Follow-up: Had thyroid test. What does the report says? 16 minutes later
Is there Any do's and dont's for it?
So that it gets back to normal ?
Answered by Dr. Minal Mohit 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Auto immune condition.

Detailed Answer:
Dear XXXXXXX there is no specific do's and dont's in thyroid disorder. It is an autoimmune condition, and cannot be modified from external factors. You only need to take care of your diet & exercise, so you don't put on weight. Regards!
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