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How long after getting proper dose of synthroid should I begin to feel less symptomatic? last tsh was 23.
Usually on the order: Of two to three weeks. But I should warn you there are some patients that some neuromuscular and psychiatric symptoms can take months to resolve. It's also possible that some symptoms thought to be related to hypothroidism like fatigue or weight, may in fact be related to other factors/issues, even when the hypothyroidism is corrected. ...Read more
Few possibilities: These labs seem at odds, with TSH suggesting overactive thyroid and ft4 underactive thyroid. Free T4 tests can be inaccurate in some people who have interfering substances present. Another possibility is a tumor in the pituitary secreting too much TSH resulting in thyroid overactivity, and high thyroid hormone levels. This is quite rare, however. Your doctor can help sort this out. ...Read more
Excessive hunger in the last few weeks. Thyroid TSH has been anywhere from .2 to 8 in the last four months. Why so hungry no matter how much i eat?
A few reasons: Make sure your thyroid is in balance. Some believe that high carb/sugar content diets actually increase hunger, and that foods with more protein&fat content decrease hunger. Something else you might try is to take an increase in fiber content and filling your stomach with water to stimulate your sense of fullness. This is a constant struggle for many with many opinions. Search for which helps you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had my thyroid checked and the results were tsh 1.02 and t4 free .65. rechecked in four weeks. My tsh .66 t4 .66 what does this mean?
Stable - normal: B"sd the tsh - thyroid stimulating hormone - comes from the pituitary gland and regulates thyroid hormone production. Your values are splendid - Ideal is usually around 1.0. Any test has several sources of variability. one is from the assay - yours are within the accuracy of usual assay on the SAME sample. Also the TSH varies from minute to minute within a certain range in all of us ...Read more
What can levels of TSH 3.060 (ref. 0.270-4.200) and ft4 21.
96 (ref. 12.00-22.00) mean? Shouldn't it be:: if there is tsh, there should be less ft4?
I recently suffered a mmc at 12 weeks, I'm hypothyroid, my test today said my TSH is .007 my free T4 is 1.4, should I take less of my armour?
Endocrinology: management of your condition requires a full consultation with endocrinology, especially if normalization of your thyroid will help with your ability to get pregnant and stay pregnant. if your TSH is low I would suspect that you are now hyperthyroid or taking too much thyroid replacement medication. Discuss with your doctor. are you having symptoms? ...Read more
Calcium 2.38mmol/l, TSH 13.5mu/l, pth 4.6 pmol/l. I have hashimotos and 2 thyroid nodules less than 1cm. What does this mean?
Various: You have various problems. Your thyroid level is low and needs to be treated with brand name T4 replacement. The nodules depend upon what they look like on ultrasound and other thyroid blood tests. May beed biopsy. Calcium is normal. Don't know the normals for PTH in pmol/l-also varies with type of PTH assay. Talk w/your doctor. ...Read more
I m a 23 yr old girl.
M suffering frm epilepsy frm last 11 yrs n m taking encronate chrono 200(sodium valporate).
Also from last few months m suffering frm thyroid with TSH 7.38 , vitamin D is 9.4.
Vitamin B12 is also less due to which i hv become obese 8
Need 2nd opinion Dr.: You have enough things going on that you need to be working with, or getting a 2nd opinion from an integrative medicine doctor (or ayurvedic physician. Vitamin D absorption is much less in obesity, b/c it gets sequestered (stored and not active) in fat &you need Vitamin B12 to be higher. Your TSH value is very high, so this needs to be managed better too as UR thyroid controls UR metabolism. Impt! ...Read more