Top
20
Doctor insights on: High Sed Rate Vitamin D High Thyroid Antibodies

Share
1

1
Ionized Calcium 4.65, PTH 133, Calcium 10.3, Vitamin D 7, Phosphorus 4.9, recurrent Kidney stones. Thyroid lobe, two parathyroids removed in 2004.

Ionized Calcium 4.65, PTH 133, Calcium 10.3, Vitamin D 7, Phosphorus 4.9, recurrent Kidney stones. Thyroid lobe,  two parathyroids removed in 2004.

Uncertain: These test results don't add up to a straight forward answer. However, I would be concerned about the possibility of recurrent primary hyperparathyroidism. You should take Vit D to eliminate Vit D deficiency as a cause for high PTH levels. Once this is done, if you still have high PTH with high calcium levels, you have recurrent primary HPTH and will need surgery again. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Haglund
71 doctors shared insights

Thyroid Antibodies (Definition)

Thyroid antibodies are autoantibodies that are found in 7% of the general population. They attack the thyroid. They are increased in hoshimoto's thyroiditis and 14% of patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria have ...Read more


2

2
Crp was high now normal. Sed rate elevated. Ana+w/speck pattern. Thyroid ok. Metabilic and CBC and urine ok. Little low vitamin d... Any idea?

Crp was high now normal. Sed rate elevated. Ana+w/speck pattern. Thyroid ok. Metabilic and CBC and urine ok. Little low vitamin d... Any idea?

Labs mean little: CRP and sed rate vary greatly for no obvious reason frmo day to day. A majority of americans run a low vitamin d due to our diets & habits. My one concern is if the ANA is at a high-titer, which warns of lupus or a variety of other possibilities, but labs mean nothing apart from the history and physical exam. ...Read more

3

3
What is implication homogeneous ANA 1:320, compliment 4 high 44, sed rate and c-reactive protein often elevated and vitamin d low?

What is implication homogeneous ANA 1:320, compliment 4 high 44, sed rate and c-reactive protein often elevated and vitamin d low?

Several causes: The vitamin d is probably a seperate problem and should be treated by a supplement. The other lab you reported can be a sign of an autoimmune disease as well as many other diseases. You should discuss the cause with your doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Age 27. High estrogen. SED rate of 67. Low vitamin D. Low cortisol. What else should be tested? What diagnoses should be explored? Seeing doc in a day

Age 27. High estrogen. SED rate of 67. Low vitamin D. Low cortisol. What else should be tested? What diagnoses should be explored? Seeing doc in a day

Functional med dr: Need to see a functional medicine physician. Would start with your GI tract by doing a stool analysis. Also would check your estradiol, progesterone, testosterone during your 28 day cycle (using saliva). Need to check a 4 point cortisol (using saliva) ...Read more

5

5
High estrogen. SED rate of 67. Low vitamin D. Low cortisol. What else should be tested? What diagnoses should be explored? Seeing doc soon but curious

High estrogen. SED rate of 67. Low vitamin D. Low cortisol. What else should be tested? What diagnoses should be explored? Seeing doc soon but curious

Wrong approach: Sed rate is worthless on a fishing expedition. You need to address your vitamin D deficiency with diet, supplements and/or sunlight. Low spot cortisol means nothing unless there's a reasonable suspicion for Addison's. If you are cycling, estrogen levels aren't the key. Trusting glucose and other basics are OK. Organic illness, if present, will be revealed on history and physical. ...Read more

6

6
Have had consistently high Sed rate over the past year am anemic and Vitamin D deficient. Rheumatic panels r negative what could be the cause?

Have had consistently high Sed rate over the past year am anemic and Vitamin D deficient. Rheumatic panels r negative what could be the cause?

Many possibilites: First fix the easy stuff, vitamin (e.g. 50,000 IU weekly of a good quality Vit D3 from sheep lanolin), sort out & resolve the anemia & get better quality help worthy of your trust. Many possibilities for ESR, including: infections, e.g. osetomyelitis, bacterial endocarditis, abscess, tuberculosis, also multiple myeloma, giant cell arteritis, etc. Use Google, do your homework & http://goo.gl/3TdWh0 ...Read more

7

7
A positive ANA test, vitamin d deficient, anemia, body aches, and high sed rate. Could all of these symptoms be caused from celiac?

A positive ANA test, vitamin d deficient, anemia, body aches, and high sed rate. Could all of these symptoms be caused from celiac?

No: Celiac disease can cause vitamin d deficiency and anemia, but it's not associated with a positive ANA test. Most patients with celiac have a normal sed rate. Vitamin d deficiency is often associated with myalgia. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease, and having one autoimmune disease increases your chances of having another one, such as lupus, which can explain your posiitve ANA and body aches. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
I have anemia, vitamin d deficient, positive ANA test, high sed rate, body aches, complement component c3c is 220, c4c is 51, c-reactive is .97explain?

I have anemia, vitamin d deficient, positive ANA test, high sed rate, body aches, complement component c3c is 220, c4c is 51, c-reactive is .97explain?

More than one issue: You did not state your age or gender and it is difficult to tie all the findings together without a physical examination. Vitamin d is the easiest to deal with, about 1/3 of the population has low vit d levels, and you can correct that with an over the counter supplement. Rest of the finding suggest and autoimmune process, but you need to consult a physician for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

9

9
What can cause low vitamin d , high sed rate positve ANA daily headaches fatigue joint pain slight vision chance and loss of balance?

What can cause low vitamin d , high sed rate positve ANA  daily headaches fatigue joint pain slight vision chance and loss of balance?

Make diagnosis: Those are a lot of things and they may or may not all be connected. Certainly with an elevated sed rate and a positiveana test are concerning for an autoimmune condition, such as lupus, would be a concern. I would encourage you to continue work up with a rheumatologist and ultimately the single or multiple diagnosis made will aid in treatment and prognosis discussions. Thank you. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
What causes antibodies to suddenly attack the thyroid? Could it be a lack of vitamin d or too much gluten in the body?

What causes antibodies to suddenly attack the thyroid?  Could it be a lack of vitamin d or too much gluten in the body?

Thyroiditis: This is an autoimmune condition that attacks the thyroid and is not related to diet or vitamin levels, but can be associated with other autoimmune conditions. We do not really know what triggers autoimmune conditions in the body in general. ...Read more

12

12
56 year old (arthritis, lichen sclerosis, yeast) normal blood work except sed rate (42) and alk phos (121) vitamin d 23.9. What are the implications?

56 year old (arthritis, lichen sclerosis, yeast) normal  blood work except sed rate (42) and alk phos (121) vitamin d 23.9.  What are the implications?

Can't be sure.: Blood work without context can be very misleading. Your doc should be able to explain why they drew these tests and what they think of the results. I might be concerned about the alk phos or ESR if you had a lot of symptoms, but if you are feeling well I am not much concerned. I would suggest that you take 1000 iu vit d each day. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
Sed rate 30 suppose to be under 20. Crp normal. All CBC and metabolic panel fine. Little low on vitamin d . Cancer? Mid back pain

Sed rate 30 suppose to be under 20. Crp  normal. All CBC and metabolic panel fine. Little low on vitamin d . Cancer? Mid back pain

Cancer?: It is very unlikely that you have any type of cancer with the information you provided. Your primary physician needs to find out cause of back pain likely it is mechanical back pain. Is there a strong family history of cancer in your family? ...Read more

14

14
Should i take vitamin d or any other supplement or anything for thyroidism?

Should i take vitamin d or any other supplement or anything for thyroidism?

Vitamin D won't help: If you truly have hypothyroidism the treatment is to take thyroid hormone prescribed by a doctor who has reviewed your thyroid test results. Vitamin d is not the treatment for thyroid problems. ...Read more

15

15
Hashimoto thyroidism, HGH bld pressure vitamin d sufficient, excess weight gain, feel tired all the time, would amphetamine boost my energy?

Hashimoto thyroidism, HGH bld pressure vitamin d sufficient, excess weight gain, feel tired all the time, would amphetamine boost my energy?

Yes, but: It would be potentially dangerous and possibly illegal depending upon the source of the amphetamines. Why put something in your body that is harmful and can potentially kill you? Also get off the armour thyroid, which is ground up pig tissue and have your doctor put you on brand name T4 replacement, which is better and safer. ...Read more

17

17
What does high c reactive protein mean with thyroid nodules? and vitamin d defiency?

What does high c reactive protein mean with thyroid nodules? and vitamin d defiency?

Nothing: Elevated CRP means nothing in this context. You do need to get a little bit of sunlight and/or some supplemental vitamin D and keep an eye on the nodules. Report any that start growing fast. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
I have high ferritin, low vitamin d and high pth in my blood, i get nausa a lot and vomit, i ache all over and have pins and needles in between my shoulder blades and in my neck & head I have phoasis ?

I have high ferritin, low vitamin d and high pth in my blood, i get nausa a lot and vomit,  i ache all over and have pins and needles in between my shoulder blades and in my neck & head I have phoasis ?

High PTH: Y your ou need to see an endocrinologist to see if you have hyperparathyroidism (h). H causes abdominal symptoms and could be causing your abdominal problems. Bone pain is also a symptom of h. A simple blood test will tell you if you have h. If so, surgery to remove the parathyroid gland adenoma may be needed to alleviate your problems. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers

Antibody (Definition)

An antibody is a protein the body's immune system makes to identify potentially harmful substances in the body. Antibodies attach to the substance on a molecular level and mark it so the immune ...Read more


Dr. Steven Griggs
13 doctors shared insights

Thyroid (Definition)

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