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What does high T4 level mean

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
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
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Early hypothyroidism: If the elevated TSH persists, it generally indicates early hypothyroidism, which can easily be diagnosed and treated by your doctor.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology 54 years experience
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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hoffer
Cardiology 54 years experience
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
53 years experience
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
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lee Peter Bee
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
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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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
If TSH and T4 are within normal limits your are fine (euthyroid status). High T3 level is only important when TSH is low. Take care.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
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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