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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
RAI: RAI is safe when the administration is supervised by a specialist. Certain medications like iodides and certain dyes can interfere with the uptake of ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly thyroiditis: The information is incomplete, but subacute thyroiditis (sat), an inflammation of the thyroid gland can cause hyperthyroidism and high esr. People wit ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Patterson
31 years experience Pediatrics
Need to talk to doc: For something as specific as what you are describing, you need to talk to her doctor about diagnosis. A physician looks at the whole patient to make a ... Read More
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Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Viral infection: Acute viral syndrome can replicate this kind of lab picture.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
High: The normal range for a TSH usually is up to 4.5 for most labs. This is a higher than normal number.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Low TSH unlikely: Thyroid cancer usually does not cause a low TSH (unless you are taking thyroid hormone). Most thyroid cancers do not function as well as normal thyro ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
Cortisol: This is a very complex system. In very basic terms cortisol is produced in response to stress and feeds back inhibiting production of itself (inhibiti ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Mild hyperthyroidism: Unless you are taking thyroid medication (and taking too much) this could mean mild hyperthyroidism. If your doc measured TSH, FT3 and FT4, (s)he mus ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
19 years experience Family Medicine
Hyperthyroidism: A low TSH and high T4 is an indication of over-active thyroid (hyperthyroidism). This should be evaluated further for any potential cause and discuss ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Hyperthyroidism: High ft4 and low TSH are a combination usually indicating an over active thyroid. It doesn't explain the cause which will require further testing to f ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Numbers, numbers: You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. Try a private con ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: Progesterone has been shown to increase thyroid hormone levels and this lowers TSH. High levels of progesterone can cause cystic acne. Actually low th ... Read More
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