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Disappointing doctors visit..help


Went today for a review of meds after I increased myself..doctor said if to went above 22 I would have to decrease back down..I'd put them up to 150 myself and saw a lovely understanding doctor who agreed and prescribed the extra..I had an appointment to see him today but he was stuck.in traffic so I got put in with another who was blunt and rude and said decrease them to 125 I said I didn't want to as I felt great on 150.he just wouldn't listen and wouldn't prescribe. .I asked for the numbers and th is 0.01 and t4 is 19.3..is this ok?I really don't want to go back down..

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Audrey, It looks as if the doctor you saw today is dosing according to your TSH. It is suppressed but your T4 doesn't look high. Can you book another appointment to discuss it with the doctor you should have seen?

Scroll down to Guidelines and Treatment Options to read Dr. A. Toft's comments in Pulse Magazine thyroiduk.org.uk/tuk/about_...

Email louise.warvill@thyroiduk.org.uk if you want a copy of the full article to show your GP.

audrey64 in reply to Clutter

Thanks I thought the same when he didn't mention the t4..iv rang now and made an appointment for the other doctor..I'm going to keep taking 150 until iv seen him..

Clutter in reply to audrey64

Audrey, you'll see in that article that if FT4 is slightly elevated it isn't a problem and yours has a way to go before it is elevated if your range stops at 22 or 24.

audrey64 in reply to Clutter

Our lab is 22.I feel better that I ever have..I'm not dropping down.ill speak to the nice doctor and go from there.

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