TSH levelishigh

TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) Report says range must b between .35 to 5.50 but my TSH is 21 doctor said you must take tablet for life long. .im scared to take life long and I do no what is thyroid. Shall I check once again the TSH in different lab .Please suggest
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Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
Hey, if you don't have any symptoms related to Hypothyroidism ,its better to test TSH level once more but in diagnosed case of Hypothyroidism life long medication is inevitable
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