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Suggest medication and dietary restrictions to control the slightly elevated TSH level

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Dr. Minal Mohit

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Posted on Wed, 3 Oct 2018 in Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
Question: Dear Dr.

My age is 44 and am on the border line of Thyriod. My latest test results shows a SERUM TSH 6.95 which is slightly above the normal range. I have so far not consulted any Dr. on this issue. Please advise if i need to take any medicine or dietery restrictions to control my TSH level.
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Answered by Dr. Minal Mohit 5 hours later
Brief Answer:

Subclinical hypothyroid.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

You are having something called subclinical hypothyroidism. Now to treat or not to treat, depends on are you having any symptoms? And also if u are anti TPO positive.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Minal Mohit, Endocrinologist

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Minal Mohit 4 minutes later
Dear Dr. XXXXXXX XXXXXXX

Thanks! Symptoms like ? I am not getting proper sleep. How to I check Anti TPO?

This test was done on July 21, 2017. Should I go a fresh check up before starting medicines?

Request you to to please suggest the details of different tests to be done so that a latest evaluation can be done by yourself.

Thanks ! XXXXXXX
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Answered by Dr. Minal Mohit 40 minutes later
Brief Answer:

Let us do fresh tests.

Detailed Answer:

Hello again,

Let us do a set of fresh tests. Please go to a good lab and ask for
1. anti TPO
2. TSH
3. FT4

You will get the reports by evening.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Minal Mohit, Endocrinologist
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Minal Mohit 20 hours later
Dear Dr.,

Thanks for your mail. I have done the suggested tests from Dr. Lal PathLabs this morning and results are given below:

T4,Free;FT4 - 1.34

TSH, Ultrasensitive - 3.704

Anti TPO - 40.50

Seek your opinion please.

Regards, XXXXXXX
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Answered by Dr. Minal Mohit 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Normal profile.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

This is an absolutely normal report. No intervention required.

Regards,
Dr. Minal Mohit, Endocrinologist
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