Hi there forum community. I recently had my TSH repeated by my GYN due to not getting my period and being evaluated for PCOS. I knew I have subclinical hypothyroidism as my T4 was "just" low in Feburary and had a normal TSH. Back in April they started me on low dose of Levothyroxine and my labs were normal again. Well after this new blood work in July (3 months time) my TSH sky rocketed to 106 and they tripled my levothyroxine. What can cause such a spike like that so quick? I went to see my GI dr for something unrelated and he saw it and started asking me about if I had an ultrasound of my thyroid and if they had seen "hotspots" etc and needless to say he freaked me out. I follow up with my GYN soon for repeat blood work but he spooked me.
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replied August 1st, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Hypothyroidism may worsen with passage of time and dose adjustment is needed, so no worries, upto 200 microgram a day can be taken to make sure of the hormonal balance. Comply with medication intake, try to lose weigth and exercise.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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