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TSH results
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TSH results

My TSH results came back and I had a 6.87 how serious is this number?
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This is a mild elevation of TSH that needs followup but not necessarily treatment.  It may indicate slight hypothyroidism.  We usually repeat TSH along w/ T4 and TPO-antibody in 6 weeks to re-evaluate.
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