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Bulimia And Fluctuating Tsh
Chronic fatigue, tiredness, general "out of it" feeling, back/flank pain, GERD, IBS, migraine headaches, palpitations, waking from sleep with racing heart, low vitamin d levels, ferritin level of 14, TSH fluctuations; what could this be?
Unclear question: Depending on the laboratory, the values may vary. See this site for more information on this topic. The normal values are about 0.5 to 5.0, give or take. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003684.htm. ...Read more
Prob normal: The Tsh fluctuates within the normal range all the time. Sometimes thyroid inflammation leads to abnormal fluctuations which usually resolve on their own. As long as the tsh is fluctuating within the norml range that is normal. If it REMAINS out of range then that is abnormal. ...Read more
What could cause a TSH to drop from 25 to 3.1 in less than 2 weeks. Doctors retested after worsening symptoms. Can TSH levels fluctuate that much?
Tsh 2.3 one week ago but today is 4.9.I never took thyroid meds.I know it can fluctuate but just slightly. Why this difference? 6 months ago was 0.90
TSH: TSH is a pituitary hormone that is part of a negative feedback loop. When you have too much thyroid hormone, your levels go down; too little, and TSH levels go up. With your TSH values going up, your thyroid function is going down. There are some additional tests to possibly explain why. Your doctor can do these tests and figure it out. You may need treatment with thyroid hormone replacement. ...Read more
Depends: Are you on thyroid replacement currently? Tsh can fluctuate if you are on the wrong kind of thyroid replacement, or you are not taking it regularly, or lab misinterpretation...Work closely with your doc or see a thyroid specialist if this continues to be a problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
UNCLEAR ETIOLOGY: Typically, once the TSH starts trending up, it means your own thyroid gland is not being capable of producing enough thyroid hormone and until treated with appropriate doses of hormone, it will continue to go up. The answer to your question depends on the time in between labs, weight gain or significant weight loss, etc etc. Any other symptoms ? ...Read more
Would wt. loss of 20lbs cause TSH to change from 1.34 to 2.52 in 2 months? Want to loose 20 more. Will it keep fluctuating? My Dr. knows.125mcg@ 6day
Maybe..: A lot of things can cause the TSH to fluctuate such as stress...maybe the weight loss is causing a physical stress changing the TSH.. Main thing is that it's still in normal range which is good. Continue to live a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and losing weight if needed to reach a healthy BMI 19-25... Follow your TSH with your doctor regularly. Take your Levo on an empty stomach. ...Read more