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Should I Take Thyroid Medication Before Tsh Blood Test
Now: Before ttc, you should have a thyroid test to make sure there is no thyroid problem. If there is, you would want to treat it to improve your chance of conceiving. ...Read more
Which blood tests/physicals should I take to prepare for future pregnancy? I am 34/f. I have normal TSH thyroid due to 25 mcg of levothyroxine.
Im 23yr female. Ive hypothyroid symptoms, but my T3, (liothyronine)T4,TSH test results came out normal. What thyroid tests should i take to test thyroid antibodies?
Thyroid Ab's and...: Many people who are clinically hypothyroid have normal tests as what is normal is debatable. Many believe any TSH above 3 is too high, some even above 2. Check anti-thyroglobulin and TPO antibodies but also test Free T3 (liothyronine) and Reverse T3 (liothyronine). See http://tinyurl.com/koyamo5 and http://tinyurl.com/nrww2qg and http://www.stopthethyroidmadness.com/tsh-why-its-useless/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It is preferable to take your thyroid medication at your usual time. ...Read more
Having CBC and liver panel drawn tomorrow. Taking keflex and diflucan (fluconazole). Will these affect test readings? Should i not take morning dose prior to test?
When under levothyroxine treatment,what should be taken care for monthly blood checkups. Shd I skip the medicine before blood test and take it later?
Do not skip: You should take your medication for the day at your usual time on days that you have your blood test. ...Read more
Months: Free T4 and T3 (liothyronine) will drop quickly but TSH will take months to change. We usually dont worry about TSH initially during treatment...But i would expect movements in TSH in about 3 months. Again, as long as your free T4 and T3 (liothyronine) is normalizing, the treatment is working despite a still low tsh. ...Read more
Hypothyroidism. Been irregular with thyroid meds. Was taking 100mcg. Now TSH is o.o2. What do i do? How long till levels normalise?
Consult doctor: Since treatment with thyroid medication is a life-long issue, you should work closely with your doctor to find the appropriate dose. You may need to reduce the dose, but you should not do that without consulting your doctor. ...Read more
I've missed 2 days of synthroid (thyroxine). I have no thyroid. When would levels start to go hypo? Thanks. Will start again tomorrow.
No: It will not affect your fasting lab results. All the best. ...Read more
I have blood work for which I am fasting for. Can i take the metoprolol before the blood test? Doctor didn't mention medication..
It's ok: Should not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Im on 50mcg Synthroid (thyroxine) for hypothyroid, how long can I expect to take it before my thyroid levels are normal again?
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