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Sub Clinical Hypothyroidism?
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Sub Clinical Hypothyroidism?

I got my blood results back and my TSH level is 4.69
Nurse said it was classified as sub clinical.  What does that mean?  I have to go back in two weeks to have T4 levels checked?

I have no symptoms other than dry skin which I thought was from winter.
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yes - this does not usually need treatment but that decision is individualized to each patient.
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