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Hi everyone, In the beginning of this year when I had already missed my periods for almost 2.5 months I was very concerned since I has always been regular before that and decided to go to the doctors (definitely not pregnant), My mum had sufferred from graves disease before and had to have her thyroid gland destroyed so she recommended that I get my thyroid levels checked. During this time I also had most of the symptoms of hypothyroid and my mood was very low (I am still going through this at the moment but it is much better). After requesting the tests with the doctor my results didnt raise much alarm and she said my thyroid was just borderline, results were : T4: 12 (range: (10.0 - 20.0) and TSH: 4.6 (0.30 - 4.00) but she put me on 25mg of Levo as I was really having a hard time with my symptoms. I decided to change my doctor since she didnt really seem to know what was going on and I felt like I was the one telling her what I wanted so I decided to go to another doctor who prescribed me antibodies test and told me to come back after my 25mg dose of Levo was finished. But a few weeks into taking the medication, I had an episode where my heart was being squeezed almost to where it made my vision go dark (this only stayed for a few seconds). This scared me and I decided to take the antibodies test and stopped my levo since I felt I might not need the Levo. This is almost a month after I took my first test and I got my results back as :
T4: 14.0, range: (10.0 - 20.0) , TSH: 3.1 ,range: (0.30 - 4.00), Thyroperoxidase Antibodies > 1300 U/mL , range: (< 60). I went back to the doctor with this result and she told me that this just means that I have chances of getting Hashimotos in the future but my everything is fine and nothing is wrong with me. She also expressed that she doesnt feel I need the Levo but since my symptoms were feeling better when I was taking the medication I can take it every 2 days so the heart fluttering wont be an issue. I'm confused with her diagnosis since most of the info I find seems to say that high antibodies mean Hashimoto, she didnt mention that I have hypothyroid either and said my low moods might mean that I'm just depressed. I appreciate any information on this. Thank you in advance.
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