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Doctor insights on: Average Thyroid Level In Children7 12 Years Of Age

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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We have case , femal patien , age 60 years, the TSH less than 0.05 while T4 in normal range , and she has not any symptom of thyroidism , is it ok ?

Subclinical hyperthy: A low TSH with a normal T4 and no symptoms is usually subclinical hyperthyroidism. She may have a multinodular goiter that is autonomously functioning, or very early graves disease. A T3 (liothyronine) level and free T4 level should be checked. There is a higher risk of developing atrial fibrillation despite the normal T4 level, but many endocrinologists would just follow her levels for progression. ...Read more

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Could an elevation in one's TSH level be indicative of hyper/hypo thyroidism?

Could an elevation in one's TSH level be indicative of hyper/hypo thyroidism?

Hypothyroidism: When the thyroid makes too little hormone (t4 and t3), the pituitary makes more TSH to try to compensate. So an elevated TSH is indicative of a thyroid that has failed or is failing, and you may need to take levothyroxine. See your doctor. ...Read more

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My thyroid test reports says that my TSH level is 7.37 . My age is 25 years. Normal range is 0.4-4.2 for my age group. What should I do?

My thyroid test reports says that my TSH level is 7.37 . My age is 25 years. Normal range is 0.4-4.2 for my age group. What should I do?

Thyroid deficiency: Why are you taking androgen tablets? Your TSH level suggests thyroid deficiency and you should discuss thyroid replacement with your doctor who ordered the TSH level. ...Read more

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Hi , my father age 49 years, I have low fever and loosing weight frequently and i was diagnosed with low level of TSH and swelling in thyroid.

Hi , my father age 49 years, I have low fever and loosing weight frequently and i was diagnosed with low level of TSH and swelling in thyroid.

What is the question: If you are really having persistent fevers and weight loss you need to be seen by your doctor and followed up in detail. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have thyroidism?

How do I know if I have thyroidism?

TFT's: Thyroid disorders are usually diagnosed via blood test and clinical symptoms. Thyroid function tests include measuring blood levels of TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) and thyroid hormone levels (t3 (liothyronine) and t4). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of thyroidism?

What are the symptoms of thyroidism?

2 different ways: Hypothyroid includes weight gain, slower mental processes, fatigue, constipation, reduced menstruation... Hyperthyroid includes weight loss, shakiness, elevated blood pressure, rapid heart rate, feeling hot.... See your doctor or endocrinologist. ...Read more