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I was on thyroid meds 35 years ago. I now have the same issues

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I was on thyroid meds 35 years ago. I now have the same issues with dry skin, low energy, fatigue, dry hair and toe nails splitting, puffy face, cold all the time, I don't ever sweat and feel puffy, depression etc. my dr says I am in the normal limits with a Tsh of 0.90 But why do I feel so awful
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 5 months ago.
Your TSH is on the low end of normal right now. However, it should be noted that sometimes TSH can be falsely elevated randomly due to a variety of causes. I would have your TSH and free T4 rechecked 4-6 weeks after the original testing to definitively rule out any thyroid issues.Let me know if you have any other questions. If not, please don't forget to leave a positive rating as that's the only way I get credit for answering your question. Thank you.