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What is a dangerously high TSH level Before I was ...

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What is a dangerously high TSH level? Before I was diagnosed mine was 162 -- I know that''s extremely high, but how high is that?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Gupta replied 8 years ago.
High TSh reflects a low thyroid level in most cases, and is in itself not something that leads to any side-effects.There is no specific value of dangerous TSH, and I have seen kids with extremely high values above 200 also.
The problems that you will have be be related to low thyroid levels,
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