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What causes high TSH level?

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Posted on Mon, 25 Aug 2014 in X-ray, Lab tests and Scans
Question: I have a WBC of 11.7, a MCH of 35, a MCHC of 36, Absolute EOS of .50 and a sedimentation rate of 42 with AST of 46 with the TSH of 12.099. What is going on? Thanks you
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Dear Madam,

Thank you for posting your query on HCM.

Well looking into your query I will like to tell you that you have to send the whole report with normal reference ranges for interpretation as there is different reference range for every lab .

Still your TSH seems to be in higher range so there is a possibility that you can be having hypothyroidism. . ESR is raised but the exact reason is not known as it is very non specific may be due to some previous infection .

Take care.

Dr. Shruti
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