Just received current levels back. On 125mcg I was 1.61 TSH. Had palpitations, dropped down to 100mcg, and now I'm 3.55 TSH (0.34-4.5), T3 2.4 (2.3-4.2 range), and T41.0 (0.7-1.8). My cholesterol is 202 (HDL 101, LDL 92). My RBC's are low-level range. Any ideas? My dr hasn't called me back. I'm very disappointed in both primary and endo right now. I went to the hospital and signed for a copy of this lab as he didn't return my call yesterday, and today is his day off.
Sometimes it takes your body a little time I think to catch up and react to the change in medication dosage, so maybe it will settle in time. Having said that I personally fluctuate every few weeks. But it looks like your creeping back a bit hypo with a TSH of 3.55, and your T4 is at the low end too. What are your symptoms like now you have dropped your med dosage? Are you still getting palpitations?
Last Sat I did, but that seems to have calmed down, I think. My reg dr was thinking of trying 112mcg, but I don't know when this will happen. It's very frustrating as I really need to push both docs to get answers or something done. It took me 3 months to have the surgery from when the heart went AFIB! Anyway, I'm tired, the back of my head is getting a tad itchy again, skin dry, and my hair is disgustingly limp and no wheres as thick as it used to be. I've never had a lot of body hair, but my eyebrows are very narrow and thin. My nails became more peelier since the decrease. That had improved on the 125mcg. I can't lose a bit of weight and have a hard time not gaining more, and I exercise 10 hours a week! Eat well, and take care of 2 kids and house to boot. My periods were 2 x a month on 100mcg B4, regularw/125, and a tad early this month (2 days) and extremely heavy, which has been a problem since surgery.
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