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My 8 year old son's T2 level of the TSH was 4.20 Is this gh?

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My 8 year old son's T2 level of the TSH was 4.20 Is this high?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

This is Dr. David

yes, this level is high for your son

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2645400/

the TSH should be lower in the 1-3 range

high TSH levels means hypothyroidism or low thyroid hormone levels.

he might have to go on supplemental thyroid hormones to boost up his levels.

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