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Endo says I'm normal now what do I do???

Hello I've just been to see the so called specialist today, said I'm normal even tho I'm outside the range on 2 of my tests and way off optimal, didn't even mention about my high antibodies, doesnt want to run other tests such as adrenals... Have been self medicating this last 6 weeks because I couldn't go on and i have cleared a lot of my symptoms but still didn't listen! I have a 1 inch nodule and a goitre and all he wants to do is have of back in 6 months to check it's not going... So if I hadn't self medicated I'd still be gaining weight, unable to work from fatigue and brain fog and have a fat puffy neck to mention but a few...I'm so annoyed as I want to have a baby soon and know that the risk is high for miscarriages not to mention the health implications of being hypo. I'm going to docs to moan and ask for a second opinion by a younger practitioner who might actually know what he is talking about failing that considering a naturopath, can anyone recommend a good one in or near Bournemouth please? Thank you

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Hi. Do you have your test results? If you can post them, someone may be able to find some evidence as to why you need treatment with those results :)

It is well known by anyone in the medical profession with half a brain that to conceive and carry to term, your TSH needs to be below 2 at the very least, especially if your T4 is on the low side.

You could email for a list of private doctors that are reported to be good. I don't know if she also has a list of NHS doctors.

Hopefully someone with some information of doctors in your area will be along shortly.

Carolyn x

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Hi yes I have the list of private doctors I think this will be my next move. My results are or were a few months ago as follows...

Tsh 3.8

T3 4.2

T4 11

Antibody 374

Thank you


Hi ,please could you give me your list of private doctors am desperate to find one that cares enough to do do all the tests necessary to diagnose thyroid, thanks.


Who do you send your test results to?


If you post them on here as a question, people may be able to advise what they mean :)


I haven't got the courage to self-medicate so I really admire what you have done. I know what it's like to be fobbed off :(


Thank you. I started on a very low dose of t3 and slowly increased it until I got the right level, you know when your on too much as you get a racing heart. If I hadn't have started taking something I wouldn't be able to work and i wasn't going to be defeated. It has helped me so much. think I will see a private naturopath off the list soon as they are the only ones who want to work out why your ill and not just leave you ill


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