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Category: Endocrinology
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There,I have been loosing a lot of hair recently, my

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Hi there,
I have been loosing a lot of hair recently, my gp suggested to do do blood test and check iron levels for anemia but they came back positive so he says that it stress and it will go away.
I went and had my blood test done again to check tsh and it came back with under active throids. The levels are 2.2-4.29 and mine are 4.36.
What shall I do next?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Endocrinology
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Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 2 years ago.
Thanks for this question.Any other medical issues?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Still no response from any endocrinologistThanksRegards
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 2 years ago.
you are right!you need to go on a low dose of synthroid25 mcg per day to start then test the TSH in 6 weeksit should come down