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After thyroidectomy over 30 years ago I have been on thyroxine

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After thyroidectomy over 30 years ago I have been on thyroxine replacement.
Just had screening and for 2nd time T4 is in normal range and TSH is very high
Out side the range 8.6 (0.27_4.2). How can this be please. And also can this affect
Other systems in the body such as blood sugar levels, vascular inflammation, B12 and folate which have recently appeared. I have many symptoms of Myxoedema but my doctor says thyroid levels ok.Thank***@******.***
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 2 years ago.
any other medical issues?