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Does Blood Test Show Thyroid Problems
Taking B12 shots once a week. Makes me sick.Blood test didn't show thyroid problems.Gained 60lbs in a year.Didn't change diet or exercise. No energy.
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
Can you still have thyroid problems that the basic TSH blood test doesn't show? Is the full TSH blood panel better?
Routine?: These days, there's no such thing as routine blood tests. Drs used to perform "wellness panels" at the time of a checkup. But now we have to tailor tests to the individual & only perform what is necessary, beneficial, & cost-effective. So, if you recently saw your dr & had "routine" labs done, there is a chance that your thyroid was not tested. We only check the level when symptoms warrant concern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can having thyroid problems affect birth control if you had to take meds? and how serious is it?I'm still waiting for blood test results at the moment
Unclear question: What is a "bac reading"? It may help if you spell out your concern. ...Read more
I had a fasting blood test done to see if I have thyroid problems, if i was pregnant would this show up?
Thyroid: Yes it would show.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sore throat near chin under jaw? Could this be a thyroid problem? Blood test shows high dhea sulfate (elevated adrenal hormone)?
You will need Exam: This problem outlined by your question will need to undergo asap examination by your local internal medical physician. The "sore throat near chin" may be due to a number of diagnoses, and thus does not lend itself to 'diagnostic conjecture' within this forum. (it could be due to inflammed lymph node, inflammed salivary gland, skin infection proper, just to name a few possiblities.). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blood test neg. for diabetes, hypoglicemia, anemia or thyroid problems. Healthy EKG. Always lightheaded, dizzy and anxious. Maybe dehydration?
To differentiate: your dizziness diagnosis it would be useful to know your blood pressure and pulse rate lying, sitting and standing. This could help to determine dehydration from other autonomic dysfunction issues or inner ear problems. Ask a health care professional to evaluate and treat you for these symptoms before you have a pass out spell and hurt yourself. ...Read more
Need more info: Results of lab tests need to be interpreted in the context of whole health status. What test did you have and what was the actual result? It would be prudent to discuss the results with the doctor who ordered the tests. ...Read more
Assessment: Of how well the thyroid works is done with specific blood tests (thyroid function tests). These have to be specifically ordered by your doctor. ...Read more
I recently had a thyroid blood test done. It was normal. If I have cancer in my body would it show up with the blood test?
No: A blood test for thyroid function will not reveal cancer, not even thyroid cancer. There are virtually no reliable blood tests for cancer, exceptions being cancers of blood. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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. ...Read more
Prolactin blood test is showing high, I am hypothyroid, is it because of my thyroid problem or any other reason?
48 year female on inderal (propranolol) for skipped beats.I have all symtoms of a thyroid problem.Blood test normal dr dosent want further test what can I do?
No: It is unlikely that thyroid imbalance is a part of this if your thyroid levels ( TSH and free T4 ) are normal. It would be reasonable to recheck these in 6 weeks. ...Read more
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