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My thyroid levels were checked just recent and my tsh was 208 and my t4 was 14 could this be causing the anxiety feeling what is protocol

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Thyroid anxiety: I had an elevated thyroid after a bout of pneumonia and it can cause anxiety symptoms. Your TSH is normal, T4 a little high but labs can be wrong. I... Read More
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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TBG: Total T4 isn't a very useful test. Any female taking birth control pills, for example, could have an elevated T4 because thyroid binding globulin migh... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Hypothyroid: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that.... Read More
Dr. Mark Rego
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Discuss more with Dr: You are hypo (low) thyroid and this can produce your symptoms. Also people with psoriasis can have more complicated symptoms that have to do with auto... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Masiello
Hematology and Oncology 18 years experience
Thyroid Testing: If one is interested in evalauting thyroid funciton Free T4 needs to also be checked. TSH is not a test for thyroid cancer (Thyroglobulin is the bloo... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Not likely,,,: It’s unlikely that this medication is related to your T3 uptake or thyroid function in general. Having said that, it’s still a good idea to discuss t... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that.... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Van norman
Psychiatry 34 years experience
See your doctor: The elevated TSH tells me your endocrine system is working overtime to keep up with your body's needs. Time to have a good and thorough evaluation.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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No problem: Hi. There are reports of biotin interfering in the assays for TSH and free T4, but NOT in the levels found in a multivitamin. Therefore, believe your ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
No: For the labs described above, you need better endocrine care. (what are the units?).
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Hypothyroidism: That TSH level is very high, consistent with hypothyroidism. It is unclear why the t3 (liothyronine) and T4 are normal with such a high tsh, so the le... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Subclinical hyperthy: A low TSH with a normal T4 and no symptoms is usually subclinical hyperthyroidism. She may have a multinodular goiter that is autonomously functionin... Read More

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