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Medically induced Hypothyroidism from T4, is it reversible?

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Medically induced Hypothyroidism from...

Medically induced Hypothyroidism from T4, is it reversible?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

My doctor did this to me. when he found a high tsh test. However, there was no symptoms prior. I was an exceptional bike racer @10% body fat. In 2 months he destroyed my life and added 20 pounds to me. I stopped the meds, but the symptoms don't go away

Doctor's Assistant: When was the last time you had your levels checked? Have you noticed any weight loss or weight gain?

I think he blocked my cell receptors and now my adrenals have issues aalso

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I am normally 175 lbs I still ride, but it's hard. I rode 8500 miles last year and still gained weight. I am now 225 lbs

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Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

What is your TSH and free T4 level now?
Yes medically induced hypothyroidism should be reversible on discontinuing medication.
However other causes also should be looked for.
Thyroid scan is also recommended.
Regarding adrenal gland disorder like Cushing's you will need 24 hour urine cortisol level test for screening.

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