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Should I Take Thyroid Medication Before Tsh Blood Test
"Normal": I suspect "medium range" means normal. You really should discuss the results of tests with the doctor who ordered them since there may be particulars in your case so that "normal" is not normal. ...Read more
Can you still have thyroid problems that the basic TSH blood test doesn't show? Is the full TSH blood panel better?
I'm 27. my blood test showed low TSH, and total T-3 and free T-4 are both high. What symtomps should I be having? I don't feel classic thyroid symptom
Remember: Hyperthyroidism - which appears to be the case with based on your biochemical studies - can present with a spectrum of symptoms. Not everyone has tremor, palpitations, anxiety, emotional lability, weakness, heat intolerance, increased perspiration, and/or weight loss. But your testing does suggest that you need further evaluation for the cause of your hyperthyroidism. ...Read more
I took a thyroid blood test TSH with reflex and read my test results it said my result was 1.24. It read the range was 0.27-4.20 is my results normal?
Yes it is normal: You have no cause for any worry related to your TSH level. ...Read more
What does a reading of 62umol/L on my eGFR Female AA blood work mean, as well as 4.55uIu/mL on my TSH thyroid part of the blood test?
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Not necessarily: Tsh stands for thyroid stimulating hormone. It does exactly that-- tells your thyroid to make thyroid hormone. If your thyroid isn't making enough hormone, your TSH will increase. And if your thyroid is making too much hormone, your TSH will go down. But cancer is usually not the cause for a high or low tsh. And you can have a completely normal TSH and still have thyroid cancer. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Can hypothyroidism mess up the readings on a rheumatoid blood test if the thyroid was not being treated yet? Rheumatoid test was 10.4, TSH 5.4. 37girl
Could a blood test reading of 4.55uIu/ml on my TSH thyroid studies be related to my often moderate to very uncomfortable anxiety attacks?
4 yr girl has Thyroid gland bulky in size in sonography report, Blood test TSH:3.86, FT3:4.28, FT41.31.please advise what to do?
Need further eval: Most important to follow up with doctor who ordered thyroid ultrasound and blood tests. Range of normal varies from lab to lab need to evaluate labs with this in mind. ...Read more
Hi my age is 28 male my thyroid readings are as given below using CLIA technology by blood test during fasting t3 66 t4 4.2 tsh 11.43?
Thyroid: Those three numbers don't match well. Please check them with your doctor and let me know how things work out ...Read more
I had a us of my thyroid and they found a hypoechoic nodule measuring 0.413 x 0.546cm. Blood test came back normal TSH and free T4 really nervous.?
Please don't worry: One of the next steps is usually a fine needle aspiration biopsy, which involves using a very skinny needle to remove cells from the nodule. In my experience, most of these cells are benign, especially give the size of your nodule. However, if they are malignant or suspicious, you will need thyroid surgery. Most thyroid cancer (papillary type) can be cured. ...Read more
If your tsh was 0.250 with first test abdominal scan shows you have a goiter and a cyst on your thyroid but the second blood test tsh now 0.612?
My TSH is 8, 8/limit 4/ other thyroid hormons are ok. Blood test its ok. Iam quite sleepy and lost intrest about my life. Is that tyroid or depression?
Could be both: The symptoms could be from both. I would treat to bring the thyroid to normal. If the symptoms are still there, then it's most likely not the thyroid causing the original symptoms. Get your thyroid antibodies check as well. ...Read more
Thyroid blood test: normal tsh, and normal t 4, slightly lower free t3 (liothyronine). What is a normal TSH level?
0.4-4.5: In most labs, the normal TSH ranges between 0.4 and 4.5. Most people have TSH levels under 2.5. One can still be normal with higher TSH levels, but if you have hypothyroid symptoms, a mildly high TSH could be a sign of developing hypothyroidism. Free T3 (liothyronine) levels are not accurate in many labs, so a slightly low level may be meaningless. You should see an endocrinologist if you have symptoms. ...Read more
Can having my period during blood test affect results of a thyroid test for TSH & FT4 or does it not have an affect?
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 circumstance you described should not affect the result materially.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more
My doctor wants to run a ft4 and TSH blood test what could be wrong with my thyroid im kinda scared major weightloss always cold and tired?
Thyroid function: Hi. The TSH and free T4 test your thyroid function. If your thyroid gland is over active (hyperthyroid) or underachieve (hypothyroid), it will show up in those tests. Abnormal thyroid function is nothing to be afraid of at your age, but it does need to be recognized and treated. Abnormal thyroid function can cause weight changes, fatigue, and heat or cold intolerance. Good luck and don't be scared ...Read more
Just had a blood test that showed Thyroid level: T4 1.9 TSH 0.07. Have appt. With endo in 3 weeks am very worried. What does this mean? Graves disease
Hyperthyroid: It appears that your FT4 is high, and TSH low, which indicates hyperthyroidism. And it appears you have symptoms (palpitations? Sweating? tremor?). Graves disease is the most likely cause. Don't worry. This can be controlled and treated, usually starting with medications (eg. Methimazole, b-blocker) and then you should discuss radioactive iodine with your endocrinologist. ...Read more
I just had blood test for my thyroid and my TSH is 0.543, T4 free is 1.0, T4 is 6.8, T3 (liothyronine) free is2.8.Are these levels normal. I do have fibromyalgia.
Tsh 3rd generation blood test level is 3.442. T3 (liothyronine) total is 87. T4 total is 8.7. Free T4 is 1.01. Is this normal or do I have a thyroid problem? I'm ttc
Your thyroid function tests are in the normal range. See this site for more details.
http://www. Endocrine. Niddk. Nih. Gov/pubs/thyroidtests/. ...Read more
On my thyroid panel blood test, my T4. T3 (liothyronine) uptake, Free Thyroxine Index are normal. But, my TSH is too low. What's that mean?
Thyroid tests: Wen tests don't make sense first thing to do is to repeat. But also need to know why you are being tested? ...Read more
Recently I had a thyroid related blood test, where my tpoab was 210, tg ab 34, TSH 5.10, free T3 (liothyronine) 1.00, free T4 1.94. Could it be related to stress?
Unlikely stress: Your thyroid profile needs to be tracked by an endocrinologist because your ant-TPO titer appears too high (should be ...Read more
I am having extreme fatigue and I did blood test and my TSH level was high (8.6)! but thyroid hormones are normal (t3 (liothyronine) T4)! what is causing fatigue?
Further testing: The fatigue may be still be related to the thyroid. You should have a full thyroid panel which would include total and free T4 and t3, (liothyronine) rt3 and fti as well as thyroid autoantibodies. There can be defects in conversion from inactive to active hormone or an autoimmune process may be active. If that is the case treatment may include some hormone replacement but also addressing the immune system. ...Read more
Thyroid swelling. Ultrasound heterogenous thyroid parynchema with hypervascularity. Blood test-normal tsh t4 t3 (liothyronine) etc but >1300 TPo antibodies?
Hard to say: I've yet to have anyone NOT have elevated TPo but I haven't sent many. The standard answer would be that it likley is GRAVES disease starting but if there aren't a lot of symptoms and the labs are normal you wouldn't give treatment. Retesting if symptoms and at about every 3 months. ...Read more
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