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Elevated Tsh Levels In Newborn
Higher than adults.: Tsh concentrations in children are normally higher than in adults. The nacb (national academy of clinical biochemistry) set age-related reference limits at about 1.3 - 19 µiu/ml in normal-term infants at birth, 0.6–10 µiu/ml at 10 weeks old, 0.4–7.0 µiu/ml at 14 months and gradually dropping to adult levels, or 0.4–4.0 µiu/ml. So 1.3 - 19 µiu/ml is the range for newborns. ...Read more
Normal range: Serum TSH level ranges from 1.0 to 38.9 miu/l for term newborn. ...Read more
My new born 1mth girl child is having stiffness in the limbs. My doc has suggested blood test for calcium, phosphorus and tsh. Plz suggest.
My TSH level is 15.6 and two months ago it was normal. It takes months to normalize but why has it elevated so quickly and what should be done?
I have hypothyroid and when my TSH is elevated I experience PVC'S. Is this a normal reaction to elevated TSH levels?
PVCs: Causes of PVCs are many and both hyper and hypothyroid status can be associated with PVCs ...Read more
Is it true that elevated prolactin will produce a false tsh
level on test results? Dont they go hand in hand?
Is the level of TSH of 4 is elevated ? With normal totalt3 .And T4 is it an indication of any type of hypothyroidism ?
Maybe: The TSH level of 4 may be borderline elevated depending on the lab performing the test. If thyroid levels are normal the TSH level may be a warning that the thyroid may be failing. Repeat levels over time are needed to answer the question. ...Read more
What would cause my LH and FSH levels to be elevated. LH is 26.8 and FSH is 11.4. TSH, insulin and metabolic panel came back normal.
May be normal : Hello Amanda . FSH and LH levels vary during the phases of men'straul cycle . These values are still within normal range expected during different phases of the cycle . For example normal LH values for your age are : 1-18 mIU/dL in the first half of cycle . 20-105 mIU/dL in the mid cycle and 0.4 -20 mIU/ml in the second half . ...Read more