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Dr. Jennie Law
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Thyroid Hormone Blood Test (Overview)

Thyroxine, or T4, is a thyroid hormone. It can sometimes be elevated in molar pregnancies.


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When should I go for thyroid hormone blood test if ttc?

When should I go for thyroid hormone blood test if ttc?

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

Dr. Jennie Law
25 doctors shared insights

Thyroid Hormone Blood Test (Overview)

Thyroxine, or T4, is a thyroid hormone. It can sometimes be elevated in molar pregnancies.


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When should I go for thyroid hormone blood test if ttc?

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

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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor BP at home
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Have a regular follow up and work with your doctor
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Take your meds as instructed without fail
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Thyroid stimulating hormone serum blood test came back as 9.01. What does that mean??


Thyroid stimulating hormone serum blood test came back as 9.01.  What does that mean??

Under-active thyroid: 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, your TSH is abnormal and indicative of underactive thyroid gland or thyroid deficiency. Please consult your doctor for replacement therapy. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
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Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
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Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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Partner having hormone & thyroid blood test for infertility.Will heavy drinking for two days 38hours before test affect result? Going on stag do.

Partner having hormone & thyroid blood test for infertility.Will heavy drinking for two days 38hours before test affect result? Going on stag do.

Should be okay: Should be okay. Another way to answer this is to point out how fertile people can be while intoxicated. :). ...Read more

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Blood test shows my immune system is attacking the thyroid hormone, st this point the thyroid is shown to be unharmed. Can this be permanently cured?

Blood test shows my immune system is attacking the thyroid hormone, st this point the thyroid is shown to be unharmed. Can this be permanently cured?

Endocrinologist: You have what is called autoimmune thyroid disease. You need to be evaluated by an endocrinologist, who specializes in hormonal diseases, to better understand your diagnosis and determine if therapy is warranted. ...Read more

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Taking Blood Thinners (Checklist)

Take appropriate dose of anticoagulation medication
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Follow up with your treating physician
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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


Dr. Steven Griggs
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more