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Child tested for thyroid. Medicine needed?

my newborn baby girl is about 3 months now. we had her checked for throid disorders as i had hyperthyroid and was treated with medication through pregnancy. first results were TSH 2.78 , free T3 is 7,free T4 is 2 these test was taken 7 days from birth we rechecked after 2 months, results are TSH 2.38, FREE T3 is 5.7, Free T4 is 1.6 what does these results mean and should she be taking any medication?
Fri, 22 Jun 2012
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It would be better if you post a query with the units given alongside. The lab must have given you results in some in units like IU/ml or IU/L or some other unit. It is otherwise difficult to comment on the status as such.
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