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Old 12-08-2012, 11:14 AM   #5
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Re: Secondary Hypo, can't stand watch and wait

I'm amazed you got an endo appointment so fast. They're usually booked up for months. Be prepared though; endos are the least likely to diagnose hypothyroidism. They're "textbook" types who cannot see shades of gray.

Also, don't focus on weight with him. If he suspects even a little that you're seeking thyroid hormone as a weight loss drug, you'll be dismissed without even a fair hearing.

Forget the "secondary" hypoT thing. Your TSH is too high for that. Secondary hypoT presents with low or low-normal TSH and low free T4. Who told you it's secondary?
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