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High TSH level
Hello, my TSH level is 16.9, T3-135, T4-9.8. My triglycerides level is 238. Should I be worried. Are these reading alarmingly high. What could be the cause?
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The TSH level is high and requires treatment. It is a condition called as hypothyroidism. Not really a major cause for worry as treatment is a simple replacement by single daily tablet. Triglycerides are a bit high, but do not require treatment with medicines at the moment. Dietary changes will reduce their levels. Visit a diabetologist to start appropriate therapy.
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