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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Looks normal: Assays for ft4 differ, but this appears to be about normal. Check with your doctor.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Total T4 reflects T4 bound to proteins in your blood. Free T4 measures the amount of T4 that is free and not bound so that it can be metabolically act ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Hyperthyroidism : Hyperthyroidism can lead to dizziness. Find out the cause for the hyperthyroidism and get it treated accordingly.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Need labs normals: without an exam, I can only give general information, but lab values are derived from averages of a bunch of people. Being very close to the values of ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thelma Jones
58 years experience Holistic Medicine
See your MD: Without giving specific medical advice in general a high TSH may be considered a sign of subclinical hypothyroidism You should see your physician to g ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Villacis
22 years experience Family Medicine
Unsure: If someone has changed the way they take their thyroid medications - if you were taking w/ food and now on empty stomach, if there is a new batch of ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience Endocrinology
Few possibilities: These labs seem at odds, with TSH suggesting overactive thyroid and ft4 underactive thyroid. Free T4 tests can be inaccurate in some people who have ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Cannot diagnose: You need a full assessment correlating your lab values with clinical symptoms. Taking the numbers alone is not appropriate for any purpose, but elevat ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be: All related to your thyroid. Hard to say without knowing how high and what the rest of the panel is and what your vitals are. Are you sleeping?? Eati ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Not alone: An elevated free T4 is compatable with hyperthyroidism of any cause accompanied by a suppressed TSH and elevated t3 (liothyronine).

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