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TSH is 12.5. Should I take thyronorm?

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My tsh is12.5 & t3 t4 is in normal range there is need to start a treatment with thyronorm 25 or not
Posted Mon, 18 Nov 2013 in Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
Answered by Dr. Shehzad Topiwala 15 minutes later
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Generally speaking, most people with this type of lab result do benefit from thyronorm. However I would recommend testing for the following blood levels : Thyroid peroxidase antibodies , also called anti TPO antibodies. They are often positive in individuals who truly have a tendency for a permanently under active thyroid
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