Question of the Week

Question :
Posted On : 27 Aug 2017
if free t3and free t4 are WNL and TSH is more than 10 in that condtion can thyroxin be started_?
Expert Answer :
No, if Free T3 and Free T4 are normal, one need not give thyroxine. Just monitor, Thryoid function tests after 3 months.
Answer Discussion :
yes. thyroxin should be started and FT3 AND FT4 recheked for the TSH response.
4 years ago
Ghasem Mosavat
Yes..subclinical hypothyroidism
4 years ago
Ahmad Salim
yes. it looks like thyroid is not responding to TSH stimulus. we should start a maintenance low dose to avoid myxedema coma.
4 years ago
mohammed mohiey
wait and repeat after one week if still or higher start thyroxine
4 years ago
yes he has sub clinical hypothyroidism
4 years ago

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