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My TSH level is 0.02. What does that signify/ yes. I just

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my TSH level is 0.02. What does that signify/
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: yes. I just had the test done. I take levoxyl 200MCG tabs once daily. Should my dosage be adjusted
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I am a diabetis and have controlled high blood pressure. Its type 2
JA: In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: very tired and sluggish with much heartburn.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 3 months ago.


This is Dr. Bonilla.

I understand your concerns. A level of 0.02 is lower than expected for a normal range(0.3-4.5) in people taking levoxyl. The dose you are taking is too high and needs to be reduced. Please rate my answer. Let me know if you have any other questions.


Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

This is Dr. David

a TSH level of 0.02 means you are hyperthyroid.

it means that your level of thyroid hormone in your body is too high.

are you taking your levoxyl 200mcg every day?

you should talk to your doctor about lowering your dose of levoxyl and re-testing your thyroid hormone levels and TSH levels in 6-8 weeks again

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