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Worried by high TSH levls
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Worried by high TSH levls

I have just had my TSH levels come back from the doctor as 33 which I believe is high... I have had some symptoms before getting my blood test back but put this down to my thyroid...will my level come down? What does this mean for my own health?
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This elevated TSH is concerning for a moderate-severe hypOthyroidism.  Would discuss with your doctor a repeat test to confirm the abnormality and check TPO antibody to see if this is Hashimoto's (most common cause) and discuss treatment plans -- levothyroxine.
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