I am a 48 year old female and was recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism. I believe my TSH was 5.5 and t4 was borderline-don't remember which way. He told me to take Synthroid and see him in 3 months. Since I wasn't happy about no further testing, I had an appt. with my gyno and spoke with her about the situation and she ordered more tests for a lot of things and the results came back as not hypo, but low in testosterone and vit. D. How can I be hypo for a week or two then not be hypo??? I was on levothyroxine sodium for about 1 week before being retested. I cannot post results as I haven't received them in the mail yet. What I can tell you is the my tsh was 5.5 initially and 2.5 on the 2nd test. All the t4's & t3's are supposedly fine. This thyroid thing is over my head. I've read a lot and try to understand it but fail. Right now I am confused on what to believe and do. I have the majority of symptoms for hypo and also those that go with low T. My gynecologist is going to start me on a testosterone cream. She told me to stop the thyroid med. Help! Thanks.
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Hypothyroid and low testosterone female