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How Many Weeks Do You Do A Tsh Level Check
I am 34 and wondering if i might have thyroid cancer... I am 34 and have had hypothroidism for most of my life and taking synthroid. A few months back i had a check up and my TSH went up to 7 doc increased dose 4 weeks later TSH level still at 7 dose incr
My TSH level cum 6.03.Three months back it was 3.08.But itcum mostly 4. 7 since 6 month. Wat u think shold i need therapy or wait to check.Antib norma?
May re do the test: A TSH level of 6.03 suggests thyroid deficiency, however it would help get free T4 level done and may be TSH re done to make sure the result is accurate. It is not an emergency, but you should keep your appointments with your doctor and follow his/her advice. ...Read more
Started with synthroid 25 mcg 40 days back. Can I check my TSH level now? It was 9.8 with T3 & T4 in normal levels before medication
Thyroid: It takes about 6 weeks to see changes in TSH after initiation or changes to supplementation. ...Read more
Hi, i got my TSH level checked today it has come to be 18.5 whish is way too high from the normal range. What should be the future course of action?
I had my TSH level checked as I am showing signs of being hypo. The result was 2.69 which appears to be on the high end of normal. Is this borderline?
TSH: 2.69 would be considered normal by most lab references. In my lab the upper limit is 4.2. Talk to your doctor about the results. Good luck! ...Read more
I'm 32 years old female. Recently i checked my thyroid and found my TSH level as 57.6 and t3, T4 are normal. Please suggest.
Hypothyroidism: That TSH level is very high, consistent with hypothyroidism. It is unclear why the t3 and T4 are normal with such a high tsh, so the levels should be repeated to ensure there is no lab error, and add a free t3 and a free T4 to the tests, and consider adding thyroid antibodies to determine autoimmune thyroid condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think I have hypothyroidism, but my doctor will only do a TSH level test and he says that it is normal. Aren't there other tests that can be done?
TSH is: usually adequate, however, there are patients with technically "normal" tsh's that aren't in an "appropriate" range for age. On some of those, a clinical trial of BRAND NAME T4 replacement may sometimes be attempted, but you need to have defined guidelines before initiating replacement. Make sure your free T4 has also been checked, If you have questions, see an endocrinologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How much armour?: Its important to take your thyroid pill one half hour before meals or one hour after meals. If the TSH does not come down your doctor( I assume he is an endocrinologist) will raise your medicine. ...Read more
My TSH level is 4.53 and I had numbness on the right side of my body last week followed by imbalance due to the same, is it because of the high tsh.?
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