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Hi, am new to this site. Glad i found it, please can anyone advise me.
Am Hypothyroid have been for 16 years. I take 175 mg of levothyroxine every morning. Also take couple of blood pressure tablets. On the whole I feel ok generally. Went for routine blood test (new doctor) who told me to take 200mg levothyroxine day and come back in 6 months. As i said i feel ok and am hesitant to up my doseage at my age. My TSH level 7.52 and free T4 13.5 Looking back at previous blood tests I see that my TSH levels have fluctuated. Is this normal when on steady doseage of thyroxine? Here are some previous results:
2009 TSH 2.11
2010 TSH 0.99
2011 TSH 3.11
2012 TSH 2.94
2013 TSH 7.56 (old doctor did nothing)
2013 TSH 5.64
2014 TSH 4.24
As you can see it has been high before but come back down. What is normal TSH anyway? My T4 level is usually between 12 and 15 which i think is normal ! Do you think i should up the dose or see if it goes down anyway? Maybe I could stick with my 175 mg dose,but take a night. I hear from this site it could be more effective that way. Thanks for reading.
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