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Thyroid; test results came back .TSH 3rd Gen. 10.580 H What does this mean?

Thyroid; test results came back .TSH 3rd Gen. 10.580 H What does this mean?

Hypothyroid: Your thyroid is not producing enough thyroid hormone, so your brain is producing extra TSH(thyroid stimulating hormone) to tell the thyroid to produce more thyroid hormone. You need to be placed on Synthroid (thyroxine) to replace your hormone and have your TSH rechecked in 6-8 weeks to see if the dosage is correct. This will likely be a lifelong treatment. ...Read more

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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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What is the complete test for thyroid and andernal harmonal level? TSH 3rd gen only?

What is the complete test for thyroid and andernal harmonal level? TSH 3rd gen only?

See endocrinologist: Make an appointment to see a endocrinologist to answer those questions ...Read more

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Having blood work tom. 48F. Think my hormones are changing but the only thyroid tests my dr ordered were T4 (free) & TSH (3rd gen). Is this complete?

Having blood work tom. 48F. Think my hormones are changing but the only thyroid tests my dr ordered were T4 (free) & TSH (3rd gen). Is this complete?

Your body has: thousands of hormones. Your doctor is checking your thyroid with appropriate tests. If you have concerns about other hormonal levels, ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Gyne ordered CBC with diff with plt, ultrasound, prolactin, TSH 3rd gen after painful internal exam. Ovarian cyst rupture 6/16. What are tests for?

Gyne ordered CBC with diff with plt, ultrasound, prolactin, TSH 3rd gen after painful internal exam. Ovarian cyst rupture 6/16. What are tests for?

A few things : Your doctor is checking your blood count and your platelets to make sure there are no signs of anemia or infection. Also checking your pituitary and your thyroid. An ultrasound is performed to look and see if there are additional cysts on the ovaries. A very thorough doctor. You should be pleased and I hope the test turn out negative for you ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst rupture a month ago.Gyno ordered ultrasound, CBC w diff w platelets, TSH 3rd gen, prolactin.What are these tests to determine?

Ovarian cyst rupture a month ago.Gyno ordered ultrasound, CBC w diff w platelets, TSH 3rd gen, prolactin.What are these tests to determine?

What symptoms: are you having? You should probably ask your doctor what he/she is looking for. TSH and PRL are hormones produced by the pituitary gland. Ovarian cysts are common and it would be unlikely that your doc ordered these tests because of the cyst. ...Read more

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Had thyroid test due to past palpitations. Lab result is T4 total 7.3, T3 (liothyronine) 43 (h), free thyroxine index 3.1, TSH 3rd gen .51 any worries here?

Had thyroid test due to past palpitations. Lab result is T4 total 7.3, T3 (liothyronine) 43 (h), free thyroxine index 3.1, TSH 3rd gen .51  any worries here?

Not likely: 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. From the information you provided you do not seem to have hyperthyroidism. ...Read more

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Took thyroid test due to past palpitations. Lab result is T4 total 7.3, T3 (liothyronine) 43 (h), free thyroxine index 3.1, TSH 3rd gen .51 any worries here?

Took thyroid test due to past palpitations. Lab result is T4 total 7.3, T3 (liothyronine) 43 (h), free thyroxine index 3.1, TSH 3rd gen .51  any worries here?

See below: 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 within normal limits and there is not reason to worry. ...Read more

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My tsh, 3rd generation test, came back still high. So, I need more medicine?

My tsh, 3rd generation test, came back still high.  So, I need more medicine?

Yes: If the TSH is elevated in a patient with hypothyroidism, (who has been on the current dose for 6 to 8 weeks) this is an indication that the current dose is not enough. ...Read more

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My TSH 3rd generation test came back at 2.036. The range is 0.340-5.600uiu/m. The test said high sensitive 3rd generation tsh. What does this mean?

Not a whole lot!: An elevated TSH is the main criteria most docs use to diagnose hypothyroidism. While most docs feel it is not abnormal unless above 5.6 or so, many endocrinologists feel anything above 3 is abnormal, and some even feel a level above 2 could indicate problems- see http://abt.Cm/1562fwq actually, many with a totally normal TSH may still have thyroid problems- see http://bit.Ly/18atkro & comment:. ...Read more

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