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high testosterone, low insulin

I have Hashimoto's Thyroid. I was diagnosed after having my first baby 8 years ago. After having my last baby in September my thyroid has been really up and down. When I seem to get it under control, it goes up and down again.
I also have about 30 pounds to lose. I started dieting and exercising and was not losing any weight. I then had some tests done and found out I have high testosterone. The dr said it could be PCOS, but my insulin came back really low.
Are there any other tests I should ask? I feel sick all the time. Even when my thyroid is ok, I still feel exhausted, brain fog, achey, etc.

Insulin     1.6 L   (1.9-23)
Glucose fasting    86  (60-99)
Testosterone total  87.2  H   (18-70)
Free Testosterone    14.9 H  (.6-6.8)
Bioavailable Testosterone 37 H
TSH     1.4 (.34-3.9)
T4       1.09(.58-1.64)
T3       2.54 (2-3.9)
BUN/Creatinine Ratio   22.9 H (10-20)
Thyroid Peroxidase Autotabs   351 H   (<35)

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You still likely have PCOS - don't need a high Insulin to make the diagnosis.  You clearly have hashi, but the thyroid labs look fine so not much more to do there.
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How do I lower the testosterone without taking birth control?
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