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What does high T4 level mean

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
It can mean: An elevated level of thyroid hormone, either due to hyperthyroidism or thyroid inflammation. It can be falsely elevated by estrogen therapy. Other thy ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Early hypothyroidism: If the elevated TSH persists, it generally indicates early hypothyroidism, which can easily be diagnosed and treated by your doctor.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Hypothyroidism: The TSH test is10 times more sensitive for the diagnosis of hypothyroidism that the t4. The TSH is reported on a log scale so that small changes in th ... Read More
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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
See endocrinologist: Your thyroid is under active.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hoffer
51 years experience Cardiology
HiTSH=hypo,hiT4 hype: Thyroid function is measured many ways. The TSH is your body's call for more hormone, so a high TSH suggests underactive thyroid, very low TSH overac ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Abnormal lab: It means you should call the doc who ordered the labs and ask for an explanation. The abnormal levels imply a process or processes that are causing th ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lee Peter Bee
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Euthyroid sick: Euthyroid sick syndrome is a condition which can occur due to abnormal TSH level, with normal free T3, (liothyronine) and T4 levels or normal TSH leve ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: 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 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
High TSH: Could be related to puberty. What are the normal values for that lab in girls aged 12? Go to uptodate.com and read more about thyroid and puberty.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypothyroidism : Your TSH is a substance made in the brain. When high it indicates the possibility that your thyroid gland is not able to make enough thyroid hormone. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
Prob Graves Disease: Did the radioactive scan show homogenous uptake? I bet it did, since the us showed no nodules. That makes the diagnosis graves disease. Labs are ... Read More
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