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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

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

Still work: Birth control pills still work for those on thyroid medicines. Irregular periods is a symptom of thyroid disease but it does not interfere with the effectiveness of birth control pills. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Thyroid (Definition)

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


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Does nutri thyroid affect blood test results?

Does nutri thyroid affect blood test results?

It's bullshit: Hi. Nutri Thyroid is utter bullshit, and you're throwing your money away on snake oil. That snake oil does nothing for a healthy thyroid that good old (cheap) iodized salt won't do. And you're making the snake oil peddlers rich. May I suggest you stop throwing that money away, and instead give it to some group that will do some good in the world?! ...Read more

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My blood test results have been delivered by mail about my thyroid function, what does ft4 of 86.3 mean?

My blood test results have been delivered by mail about my thyroid function, what does ft4 of 86.3 mean?

Hyperthyroidism: Although i'm a yank and not as familiar with values in the uk, this looks quite high. Normal is up to about 24. You must be feeling miserable: hot, irritable, palpitations, nervous, tremor. Graves disease, a form of hyperthyroidism, is listed as one of your conditions. You need treatment, starting with medications to control your thyroid. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm showing all the signs of anemia but my blood test results came back normal for everything (I had everything tested thyroid too), what could it be?

I'm showing all the signs of anemia but my blood test results came back normal for everything (I had everything tested thyroid too), what could it be?

Is that so?: The weakness, pallor, wide pulse pressure (high systolic, low diastolic), tachycardia, big heart, shortness of breath, and fatigue of anemia are mimicked by many other processes -- even by finding yourself in a difficult life situation that's beyond your ability to cope. You'll need a full history and physical exam with basic labs including a lupus and perhaps a porphyria screen. ...Read more

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Hi, I just had my blood test results and the thyroid peroxidase ab level is 1122.18 iu/ml. What does that mean? I visited the dr feeling tired

Hi, I just had my blood test results and the thyroid peroxidase ab level is 1122.18 iu/ml.        What does that mean? I visited the dr feeling tired

Important info: B"sd The TPAb is specific for thyroid peroxidase enzyme. Its occurence is highly related to genetic susceptibilty to Hashimoto's thyroiditis. The most common condition associated with hypothyroidism, occasionaly hyperthyroidism. There is also an increased incidence of thyroid nodules, so in my practise in addition to thyroid function tests, a thyroid US would be done. Glad to discuss further. ...Read more

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Thyroid nodules found on right and left side biggest 1/2 inch. Blood test results SEG relative 78.6 lymphocyte 12 WBC 10.0 RDW 15.0 RBC4.23 Monocyte.

Hemoglobin: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, the results you provided do not show any serious anomaly. You did not state your hemoglobin, if it is above 12 then your lab test results are okay. These tests have no relation to thyroid nodules. ...Read more

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My boyfriend went to his GP&has swollen lyhmph nodes on his underarm, neck,&groin&other places. We're waiting on blood test results. possible reasons?

My boyfriend went to his GP&has swollen lyhmph nodes on his underarm, neck,&groin&other places. We're waiting on blood test results. possible reasons?

Infection: Swollen glands represent infection or an active immune response. They are signs of a healthy immune system. Many of us do not realize how often our immune system is fighting off foreign bugs. This is normal, nothing to worry about and all should be well. ...Read more

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6 yr old blood test results show high mcv, high neuts, high WBC and low lymphs. Only symptom is swollen gland on back left of neck and fatigued easily?

See below: Without more information, it is impossible to speculate further. Talk to your doctor and ask specifics about what the tests mean to the physician. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a false positive on a herpes test ? and do you know how long its suppose to take for the blood test results to come back?

Is it possible to have a false positive on a herpes test ? and do you know how long its suppose to take for the blood test results to come back?

False pos can occur: The standard blood tests for herpes simplex virus (HSV) are not perfect; false positive results can occur. The strength of the result -- i.e. the optical density ratio (also called ELISA ratio) -- is important in distinguishing true positive from false psotive results. Results usually are available in 2-5 days, but it varies a lot from one lab to another. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get A1c blood test results for diabetes?

How long does it take to get A1c blood test results for diabetes?

About an hour: Point of care test may be available in a matter of minutes. Test done in the main lab takes about and hour. However, it usually takes longer for the results to get back to the ordering doctor due to time taken for blood collection, transportation to the lab, processing in the lab, recording of results. Retesting in a limited number of cases etc. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take to get blood test results for sickle cell?

It can be immediate: Or it could take a few days. Depends on the lab and if your doctor can put your blood on a slide and just look. ...Read more

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How long might it take to get MMR blood test results back?

How long might it take to get MMR blood test results back?

Mmr igg antibody/igm: It depends on what MMR test you are interested in there is a test for acute diseases with mesles, mumps and rubella, for igmantibodies and there is other test for igg antibodies to check for immunity to mmr both tests are done by major labs are results are available in 2 days at most. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for blood test results to come back?

Depends on the type: Of test. Most routine tests can be completed in an hour or so or at best four hours. However, some specialized tests may take a few weeks. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to get meps blood test results back?

Please tell me how long it takes for to get meps blood test results back?

Depends on site: Most meps stations, the wait is 7-10 days. Good luck! and thanks for serving our country! ...Read more