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HIGH TSH LEVEL

Hi, Doctor, I am a Hypothyroidism patient from the last 9 years. My recent TSH lab results shows value 116.12. It's never been so high. I daily take thyroxin sodium 200mcg. Kindly tell why the tsh level is so high despite taking medication. Do I need any other treatment? Thx
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499534_tn?1328707778
This is a patient forum.....with a TSH level of 116 you are extremely hypo!!
What are your Free T4 and Free T3 levels at? This is a serious issue of your TSH being so high. When was this lab test done? Did your Dr increase your meds?
You need to get this taken care of ASAP.
Find a new Dr if you have to.
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Do you take your meds on empty stomach 1 hour before meal ??
Do you take the same dose each day at the same time ??
Did you fast when you do blood test ??
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1180535_tn?1264280853
Thx Laura my t3 & t4 are in normal range. I take meds with breakfast. Lab test done last week. Yes I was fasting when gave blood for test. I usually visit a Doctor who is MD (Medicine). Do I need to see any specialist? Pls help.....Thx
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1180535_tn?1264280853
Thx Shashi, my t3 & t4 are in normal range. I take meds with breakfast. Lab test done last week. Yes I was fasting when gave blood for test. I usually visit a Doctor who is MD (Medicine). Do I need to see any specialist? Pls help.....Thx
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you should take the medicine the first thing when you wake up,on empty stomach,and eat at least 1 hour after the meds,so that they can be absorbed .
200 mcg/day is a very very high dose,but your body does not absorb it !

also take it at the same time every day with the same dose .
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