thyroid symptoms

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hi i have various symptoms which correspond with hypothyroidism bt my gp )says all my blood tests are normal so i am not hypothyroid so why can i not lose weight despite a strict diet and exercise regime , always feel tired, brittle/falling out hair, brittle nails, painful knees hips and elbow, amongst others

results are

serum vit b12 - 210 ng (211-911)

serum folate 10.1 ng/ml (3.4-15.8)

serum free t4 12.8 pmol/L (10-18.7)

serum tsh 3.53miu/L (0.38-5.5)

ferritin 43ng/mL (22.0-322.0)

anti nuclear pattern - nucleolar ANA present

anti nuclear factor xaCD2s positive

what do i do and say now  any help would be gratefully received


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    Ask him / her to back up anything they say with CHECKABLE references.
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    did you have any luck with this - i am like you - tick every box for under active thyroid - level came in at 0.9 (0.4 being under). 
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      Still not got anywhere  did have another blood test done a few weeks ago and my tsh is now 4.03 and free t3 4.53 but gp Stoll ignoring my symptoms and says my blood results are "normal".  I saw another doctor in Friday cos symptom same and rash has returned he's 're testing my b12 and also testing me for celiac disease now 

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    My tsh was 0.9 and still not low enough!  A scan showed nodules in both lobes of my thyroid but have to wait until October for a hospital appointment!
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