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Are there any private endocrinologists specialising in thyroid that Hashimoto's sufferers would recommend in the West Midlands / (south Manchester / north Birmingham) please?
I've seen my GP this morning and he is in agreement with me that I have Hashimoto's but because I have a report from an endocrinologist saying I don't, he is unable to proceed with treatment (he says I could have 50mcg thyroxine but he couldn't increase this until my TSH raises). He has recommended that I book an appointment with a private endocrinologist with a specialism and if this specialist is in agreement with my symptoms and the raised antibodies then we can treat it.
I have a blood form for TSH, T4, vit D and vit B12 in the meantime (I will go first thing tomorrow morning on an empty stomach!). Maybe my TSH will be raised by now, I am a lot more ill than when it was last tested so fingers crossed!
Have you seen someone who has treated you for Hashimoto's when you are presenting hypothyroid symptoms, with raised antibodies and 'normal' TSH? Even if you're out of my area I'd love to hear from you - I'm willing to travel further afield if there's nobody near here
Thanks in advance for your input