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Can you have hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism at the same time?
“It is definitely possible,” says Dr. Lam. “The most common forms of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are autoimmune-mediated." They can't occur as co-morbidities, or at the same time, but they can occur in the same person over the course of his or her lifetime, he explains.
What is the TSH level for hyperthyroidism?
The normal range for the TSH test is approximately 0.5 to 5.0 milli-international units per liter (mIU/L). All people with primary hyperthyroidism have a low TSH; however, the TSH level alone cannot determine the degree of hyperthyroidism. This is why your doctor will also check your T4 and T3 levels.
Is hypothyroidism considered a thyroid disease?
Hypothyroidism, also called underactive thyroid disease, is a common disorder. With hypothyroidism, your thyroid gland does not make enough thyroid hormone.