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My Throid Level Was 84 What Does That Mean
Thyroid hormone: A low free thyroxine ( free T4) level is associated with an under active thyroid gland, and is usually treated with thyroid replacement therapy. A low thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) means the thyroid gland is over active. So it's important to know which thyroid test is "low" ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't know: Symptoms that could occur with hypothyroidism include: depressed & irritable mood, decreased sex drive, problems with memory, weight gain, cold sensitivity, hair loss or dryness, dry skin, constipation, change in periods, feeling weak & tired with muscle aches & pains. Symptoms of hyperthyroidism may include: rapid, pounding heart beat, weight loss, feeling anxious, tremor, ^ sweating, heat >. ...Read more
Thyroid tests: There is not "a" thyroid test, there are many different ones. So it is hard to know what the number "20" means. If 20 is your TSH, that is high, and it suggests your thyroid is underactive. You may have symptoms, which could be fatigue, sleeping a lot, cold, weight gain, and other. ...Read more
I have a under active thyroid and it just went up to a level of 30.48 is this high? is it dangerous or mean any thing important?
Hypothyroid: Your TSH is rather high at 30+. Typical range is about 0.4-4.0. Your result is consistent with hypothyroidism which often causes a range of symptoms including fatigue, weight gain, dry skin and other problems. It is rarely dangerous, but should be treated, especially if pregnant. Please see your PCP for treatment. If complicated, some people will see an endocrinologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Some imbalance or...: Depends on the big picture. In a normal person, a slightly elevated "thyroid level" may be normal (that's how life works; lab reference ranges don't always mean normal vs. abnormal). Anorexia is not normal, regardless of whether it is due to anorexia nervosa or some other disorder. Therefore in this case, there is more likely a thyroid hormone imbalance that will benefit from treatment. ...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
I have had my monthly visitor since Dec 31st.. I got thyroid tested, still normal levels. What can cause this? (I mean constantly having period)
Abnormal bleeding.: Having a period consistently or constantly (with or without interrupted days) is not normal. It's good that your thyroid is normal but other things can be causing your abnormal uterine bleeding. You need to see your doc or OBGYN and do additional tests including a pelvic ultrasound. There is also high risk for iron deficiency anemia. Good luck. ...Read more
What does it mean when a 5 year old has high thyroid levels accompanied with and vomi intermittent but otherwise but otherwise physically sound?
See your pediatricia: If your child has high thyroid levels and the other symptoms you mention, they should be seen by your pediatrician as soon as possible. ...Read more
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