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When to take te before test?

I know that I should wait 24h after levo to have test taken but what about t3? I found both 24h and 12h. Will see endo for first time and want them to increase meds if that makes a difference. Am self medicating with t3 and will have a go at convincing them to let me have it on prescription but think I need more since my hypo symptoms are back.

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12 hours ideally for T3

Have you had a test since starting T3?

Do you have Hashimotos

Have you had DIO2 gene test?

What about vitamin levels?

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Ok,thanks. First test on t3. Only tested tpo_ab and they were just under reference for positive. All vitamins optimal according to this site. No Dio2 test.

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Do you know if this endo is T3 friendly and if they won't freak out at what is likely to be suppressed TSH?

You may have a battle on your hands. Be prepared

How long until consultation?

If they say flat "No" to NHS prescription, then bring up DIO2 gene test and say "if I do this test and am positive for this gene variation will NHS prescribe?"

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