Dear All, during our last appointment he seemed very surprised that my T3 & T4 levels were extremely low (T3 was virtually "non-existent" as he said). I am on 75mcg Levo & 10mcg Liothyronine. He asked what time I had taken that mornings dose of T3 & I replied that I hadn't, as I never had done so in the past before a test, thinking (logically?) that without the meds the blood results would give a clearer picture of my natural levels/state, plus he had NEVER questioned this before or made a point of telling me to take the meds as usual. I have been diagnosed Hypo since 2012. I normally take my Levo at night before bed, & didn't take the previous nights dose in prep for the blood test. I am aware that T4 stays longer in the blood than T3. I can't post any blood results here as he will never give them to me. Past reasons have been the printer isn't working, contact my secretary (who never sends them)......blah,blah. If i keep on asking he (& the secretary) get very "frostly" with me. He's not very approachable at the best of times & certainly does not respond favourably to being challenged. Anyway, does anyone have any ideas why he would want me to take the meds before the blood test? Ask away if you need anymore info from me. Thanks in advance you empathetic lovelies out there.
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