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Thyroid TSH 100

Hello Doc, We recently checkup Thyroid, and we get teport as TSH 100. How can we control thyroid as well we have knee replacement operation after 10 daya ? Does thyroid side effect in knee replacement operation? Thank you.
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Dr. Swapna Reddy Chennai | Diabetologist
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surgery is not suggested till your TSH<15-20, and normal FT4. only way to control is regular treatment, consult Endocrinologist.
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
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Hi......, A test for thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) is done to Find out whether the thyroid gland is working properly.... High TSH levels may be caused by: An underactive thyroid hypothyroidism.... Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the body lacks sufficient thyroid hormone. ....The treatment of hypothyroidism is the synthetic thyroid hormone.... It is the standard treatment..... Consult Physician they will do the needful....
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