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Hi doc, i have tsh 2.660 and ft4 is 14.2. is it okay? my ultrasound also says that i have thyroid parenchymal disease. does it mean i have goiter?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 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. Having said that, your lab results are normal. Goiter means an enlarged thyroid and it does not need a lab test or imaging study. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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Wish you good health!
Dec 2, 2017

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