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Tsh 3rd Generation Blood Work
I recently had blood work done. My result for the TSH 3rd gen came back 1.360. Is this something to be concerned about?
No: 1.36 is a normal level of TSH . Most patients on replacement with thyroid hormone for hypothyroidism endocrinologist try to shoot for the mid range or normal which is 1-2 and you are right there. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
I had blood work done & my TSH results were 0.006.. Can you please tell me if that is normal or what does that mean?
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Low normal: Your thyroid is in the low normal range. Some doctors watch this, some begin treatment. Talk to your doctor about options. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Normal TSH.: Thyroid Stimulating Hormone is made in the pituitary gland and it controls the thyroid. If your thyroid hormone level is low then the TSH signal from the pituitary increases. If the TSH is high then it usually means you need more thyroid hormone. That TSH number is in the normal range. There are conditions where that relationship between the blood tests doesn't work. Check with your doctor. ...Read moreGet help now ›
27 yrs old. This years blood work showed: Low TSH, and total T-3 and free T-4 are both high. Last year's test were fine. What could thus indicate?
Mild hyperthyroidism: Unless you are taking thyroid medication (and taking too much) this could mean mild hyperthyroidism. If your doc measured TSH, FT3 and FT4, (s)he must have suspected something. Most likely cause of hyperthyroidism in a 27 yo woman is Graves disease or one of several forms of thyroiditis. You may need to see an Endocrinologist. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Neither: A range of about 0.3 to 3.0 is ideal. It will fluctuate in time. ...Read moreGet help now ›
How soon could i go for blood work after first reduction of tapazole from 15 mg to 10 mg? Tsh was 5 last time (.01 prev.) could TSH rise further?
4-6 weeks: Every 4-6 weeks until stable then less. This should only be something confirmed by the doctor adjusting your medicine of course. Checking thyroid intervals too soon and the results are unreliable--this is why tests are not done sooner unless you are having concerning symptoms--in which case, your doctor wants to know. And, yes, your TSH may still alter or rise but this is unpredictable. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Will dielatin 300mg a day make TSH high in blood work and if so why thay keep giving more and more pills?
Faster breakdown: Dilantin, like many anti-seizure meds, can speed up certain enzymes in the liver that metabolize, or break down thyroid hormone into inactive chemicals. Since more thyroid hormone is broken down on a daily basis, more must be put into the bloodstream to keep levels up. The thyroid can usually do this naturally, but if someone is already needed pills, a stronger pill may be needed w/ dilantin. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I had blood work done and TSH levels are @15. I've been taking levothyroxine for about 3 year and they keep adjusting. Still not helping. What to do?
Thyroid: Has your levothyroxine ever been sufficient to lower your TSH? If so how often does that happen? Forget about numbers for a minute - can you notice when your thyroxine dose is to much or too little? How often does your doctor check your thyroid tests - TSH, T4, and T3? Have you recently had an "xray" of your thyroid gland. If you can, please let me know your answers to the above. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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