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What causes an elevation in the thyroid reading. No and no

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What causes an elevation in the thyroid reading
JA: The Doctor can help. Just a couple quick questions before I transfer you. What are your symptoms? Have you used any medication for this?
Customer: no and no symptoms I feel terrific
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this?
Customer: this was discovered after routine blood work
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: nothing out of the normal

Good Day. My name is Dr. Karen, I have over 12 years experience in Family Medicine. Please give me a moment to review your question.

an elevated TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) indicates that the thyroid is under functionion . a condition called hypothyroidism

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
What causes hypothyroidism
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Could you try to answer the question before moving on to any other medium

most cases are from a condition called Grave's disease an auto immune (your own body destroys your own cells) . and sometimes no reason is found. there is a big list of possibilities

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