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thyroid stimulating hormone normal range

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
74 years experience in Endocrinology
Thyroid test: Tsh is a hormone released by the pitutary gland and is negatively cycled in response to thyroid hormone levels, high levels of thyroid cause a drop in ... Read More

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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience in Endocrinology
Yes: The 'normal' TSH level is determined statistically, not clinically. Some people in the upper part of the 'normal' range will have symptoms and will be ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
15 years experience in Endocrinology
Probably: In interpreting thyroid hormone levels, you have to consider several things: What is the clinical situation at the time of the lab draw- as stress, m ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Some controversy: Most labs use the reference range of 0.5 - 4.70 or 5.0 miu/l for "normal". However, the american association of clinical endocrinologists (hormone spe ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Normal: 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
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Ranges?: The TSH is slightly high but and free T4 of 14.80 (if that is not an error) is high. You say his free T4 is normal, however if this the case, he may ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Thyroid regulator : It's the hormone from the pituitary gland that makes the thyroid work harder.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience in Endocrinology
Yes.: Contact the provider who ordered it.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Pituitary Gland: Tsh (thyroid stimulating hormone) is made in the pituitary gland, which lies just below the brain. The brain and pituitary monitor circulating levels ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
TSH increase: Thyroid stimulation hormone (TSH) is released by the pituitary gland in response to the amount of thyroid hormone sensed in the blood. If the blood l ... Read More
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