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    Thyroid Levels
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    nierman4226 posted:
    I had my thyroid removed in 2011. I just had my levels checked yesterday and they are very low. Instead of raising my Levoxyl my doctor wants to lower it from .137mcg to .112mcg. I cannot understand why, if my values are low, she wants to decrease the medication level? Can anyone expain this to me?l
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    DOGDANCING_TCOS responded:
    Th lower the actual number the HYPER you are. SO if you lab says you are less than 1 you are getting too much medication.

    If you numbers are higher like 7 or 34 etc then you are HYPO and need more medication.

    Do you have a copy of the labs? Also make sure they are adjusting off the FT4 and not the TSH number.


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