Thyroid function test

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Hi my Thyroid function test Serum TSH level was 5.1 mu/L, does this seem quite high, im in the uk rolleyes

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    You're right, here in UK they like it to be below 4.2.

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    I will tell you what I know.  If you are not on any thyroid theropy (Levo, Synthroid or the like) then anything over 4.5 mu/l is considered too high.  If you are on theropy, then anything over a 2 is high.  I had to go to a specialist to hear this.  My family practitioner kept telling me that everything was ok.  I finally went to a specialist and found out that because I was being over medicated, I now have hashimoto's disease. Thankfully it was caught in time before cancer started to grow.  

    Are you already on thyroid therapy (meds)?

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