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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Blood test: The recommended tests are blood tests so you will get poke with a needle.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Your doctor: In addition to consulting to your doctor you may visit the web sites hosted by mayo clinic, arup and aacc.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
22 years experience Family Medicine
Thyroid testing: Thyroid blood tests include a wide array of tests, most common one being tsh, but based on results of tsh, i usually tend to check free T3 (liothyroni ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
24 hrs: 24-72 hours depending on the speed of the lab and how quickly they get the results to your doctor.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Which is which?: If one of the thyroid function tests is high and one is low, depending on whether it is TSH or free t4, you could either have an over active or under ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Possible: If the blood tests for thyroid function are normal, i.e., tsh, free T4 and T3 (liothyronine) are all normal, it is sill possible to have thyroid patho ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not directly: They check the state of your thyroid function, nothing else.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
No : Depakote has many adverse effect potentials, but there is no reported effect on the thyroid gland.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Hogan
34 years experience General Surgery
Many places: Thyroid blood tests can be performed anywhere where phlebotomy (professional blood drawing) is performed. This would include labs, hospitals, emergen ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: Upon which blood tests are drawn. There are older tests than can be affected by estrogen or testosterone. The modern tests are immune to such interfer ... Read More

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