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What does borderline T3 (liothyronine) and TSH mean?

What does borderline T3 (liothyronine) and TSH mean?

Low or high?: Tsh is usually the best indicator of thyroid status, so that an abnormal tsh, even with normal T3 (liothyronine) and t4, usually indicates some degree of thyroid dysfunction (low TSH seen w/ overactive thyroid; high TSH w/ underactive thyroid). T3 (liothyronine) really has to interpreted with knowledge of other tests and any thyroid meds being taken. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (Definition)

A TSH test measures the amount of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) in your blood. TSH is produced by the pituitary gland and tells the thyroid gland to make and release the hormones thyroxine ...Read more


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Does a tsh-third generation check the T3 (liothyronine) level?

Does a tsh-third generation check the T3 (liothyronine) level?

No. TSH at low conc: This is designed to check accurately the TSH levels at low concentrations. This helps people to diagnose thyroid disorders more accurately. This is not t3, (liothyronine) which is a form of thyroid hormone along with t4. Free T4 measures the approximate amount of readily available thyroid hormone for use in the body. ...Read more

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TSH 7.5 , T3 (liothyronine) 111, T48 What is the effect of it on my body is it severe or mild?

Mild: Hi. You have subclinical hypothyroidism. That is to say you have mild (so far) damage to the thyroid gland that with a little extra "push" from the pituitary (slightly elevated TSH) is still able to keep T4 and T3 (liothyronine) production in the normal range. Nevertheless, the damage to the thyroid (most likely autoimmune) will progress. You should be treated now. Good luck! ...Read more

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My TSH level was low at .06. How accurate is this test. Can this be a fluke. I will be getting the T3-4 tests done. Thank you. ?

My TSH level was low at .06.  How accurate is this test.  Can this be a fluke.  I will be getting the T3-4 tests done. Thank you.
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Low TSH: Third generation TSH testing is the most accurate test available for detecting thyroid function abnormalities. A low TSH indicates thyroid hyperfunction, or over activity. There is always the potential of a lab error, but barring that, the test itself is very accurate. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Back in april, 12 i got my levels checked - TSH 3.24 & T3 (liothyronine) was 2.8. But now my TSH is 2.57. Is that good that the TSH is going down some?

Back in april, 12 i got my levels checked - TSH 3.24 & T3 (liothyronine) was 2.8. But now my TSH is 2.57. Is that good that the TSH is going down some?

Thyroid: In general, a TSH level that is less tha 4 is considered normal. The TSH is a measure of the hormone that stimulates the thyroid to produce its hormone. A higher TSH means your body wnats more thyroid hormone. Your doctor should be able to explain all of your numbers. ...Read more

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What is the normal value of T3,T4,and TSH ?

What is the normal value of T3,T4,and TSH ?

Please refer to lab: Depends on the Lab that performs the test, as there might be variation in the value Please refer back to the normal limit that is usually provided by the lab that has done the test ...Read more

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What does borderline low TSH and T3 (liothyronine) mean?

Nothing usually: Borderline is still within the normal range. Ask the physician who ordered the test why he got both and what his/her interpretation is. ...Read more

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Dr. Says thyroid tests normal but TSH increased by more than point and T3 (liothyronine) low with all the symptoms, 2 sibs w hypo, now what?

Dr. Says thyroid tests normal but TSH increased by more than point and T3 (liothyronine) low with all the symptoms, 2 sibs w hypo, now what?

Check reverse T3 (liothyronine) : Looks like peripheral t4-t3 covers ion might be inadequate. Either use armor thyroid or use compounded t4/t3 combo (need 2% as t3). ...Read more

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My T3-1.0 T4-10.91 n TSH-1.07 I'm taking eurothyrox 25mcg can I continue this dose or can I reduce it more or can I completely stop medicine?

Unknown: The decision is not solely made on the basis of numbers. It is largely influenced by the clinical circumstance and symptoms. Ask a doctor. ...Read more

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I have had high thyroid counts since '07. What do these counts mean: TSH recab-<.9>; TSH 3rdgen-.04; T3 (liothyronine) tot-1.56; t 4 free- .98.

I have had high thyroid counts since '07. What do these counts mean: TSH recab-<.9>; TSH 3rdgen-.04; T3 (liothyronine) tot-1.56; t 4 free- .98.

Subclinical hyperthy: The TSH is low, otherwise your thyroid levels are normal. This is called subclinical hyperthyroidism. You may have very mild graves disease, a "hot" thyroid nodule, or autonomously functioning multinodular goiter. Usually when it is this mild, we continue observation. ...Read more

Dr. Jesse Krakauer
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Liothyronine (Definition)

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T3 (Definition)

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