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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Hypothyroid: Looks like you are hypothyroid which can cause some of the symptoms you describe. I would see your doctor to get this treated and see if the symptoms ... Read More
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Not interpretable: T4 and T3 (liothyronine) low-normal, but don't assess bioactive thyroid hormones. A free t4& free T3 (liothyronine) much better. Tsh only mildly ele ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Fatigue and low libido can be a result of hypothyroidism.
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Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Hypothyroidism can be primary - caused by a weak thyroid gland or secondary to other hormonal problems, like a pituitary problem. Or your thyroid can ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
It depends: Are you taking thyroid hormone? If yes, it changes how the tests are interpreted. If you are not on thyroid medication, a low free T4 and low TSH can ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Thyroid labs: Hi. See an endocrinologist. Make sure it's a free T4 (not a TOTAL T4). If you have low TSH and a low free T4, that's compatible with pituitary disease ... Read More
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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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ThyroidStimulatingHo: Thyroid stimulating hormone. It is secreted by pituitary gland to make your thyroid gland produce thyroid hormone.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to look at T3 (liothyronine): And free t4. Low tsh, depending on the sensitivity of the assay, indicates thyroid hyper-function. However, the suspected hyperthyroidism needs to be ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Very unlikely: There is no known effect of rhodiola on the hypothalamus, pituitary or thyroid gland. Low TSH is almost always associated with hyperthyroidism or a pi ... Read More
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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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