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Can Anyone Tell Me The Minimum Healthy Reading For Tsh Levels
TSH Level: Tsh level ( thyroid stimulating hormone level) has a big range, and may vary in different laboratories range of TSH in diagnostic laboratory services of hawaii is: 0.27----4.20 please see your physician for medical examination including thyroid status, assessment of anxiety and depression, follow up of TSH level, and for needed treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I just got my tsh levels back and there reading 71.35, my Dr. Said this is bizzare and must be an error on the labs part he said it's 14× normal?
Not necessarily so.: Normal TSH in SI units is 0.4-6.0. A TSH of 71.35 is quite high but not unusually so in a patient with primary hypothyroidism. You should be experiencing some symptoms of hypothyroidism at this point: fatigue, cold intolerance, weight gain, constipation, dry skin, myalgia, and menstrual irregularities. If your T4 or Free Thyroxine is low then the TSH is not an error......... http://bit.ly/1hKZ4wy ...Read more
I am a 46 year old male from India. Have got no health problems, except Primary Hypothyrodism; my TSH reading is 8.480uiu/ml, for which, ?
Hi my TSH level is 5.79 with normal T4 levels and thyroid antibody. Is it safe to plan a pregnancy with the above reading?
Check this out first: You have slightly high TSH levels (0.4-5 mu/l nml range) and T4 is ok. If you have thyroid ab, you should get some workup for what it might be because it might point to your high tsh, and might indicate an underlying disease, like hashimoto's that you should be treated for before you think of pregnancy. Even if you don't have thyroid ab, you should get a thorough workup for unexpected findings. ...Read more
What does a tsh level 13 mean is it really high, little high ? And what are the future health risks for such a number
My T4 is 0.87 and TSH is 6.580 vit d is 23.9 would ttc with this levels interfere with conception and baby's health?
Possibly: The brain development of the baby in the first trimester is highly dependent on maternal thyroid hormones. Babies of hypothyroid mothers may have lower iq and it is very important to have a close follow up during pregnancy if needing thyroid hormone replacement. I recommend you see an endocrinologist before trying to conveive. ...Read more
Should my thyroid be at a TSH level of 1-2 before becoming pregnant for a healthier pregnancy outcome?
Below a TSH of 5: Is considered normal but discuss with doc. ...Read more
Should my thyroid (tsh) levels be under "3" before trying pregnancy (ie to insure a healthier pregnancy)? I have hashimoto hypothyroidism.
Depends: A TSH level of 3 determined 24 hours after the last and immediately before taking the next pill indicates that the thyroid hormone administered is sufficient - if if was taken within hours of taking a dose of thyroid hormone, the amount of thyroid hormone administered may be too low by the time you will be taking your next dose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer