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Tsh And Free T4 Results
Thyroid results: It implies that your thyroid may be sluggish but the numbers are different for each lab so you have to include the normal range for that particular lab to have more meaning. ...Read more
T4: Different labs use different methods for measuring T4. Please check with your doctor whether this level of 12 is within normal range for the test or whether it is high. I suspect that the T4 at 12 is within range. Please let me know. ...Read more
Go see your doctor: So you got your results. Whoever ordered the test(s) should have interpreted your results for you and offered you a diagnosis eg hypothyroidism & treatment plan, eg start or increase levothyroxine, then plan to recheck labs in 6wks. Communication w/your family doc is imperative. ...Read more
Every lab ..: Different ranges of normal- so both need to be in normal range of that lab. ...Read more
Tests show I have a normal tsh, T3 (liothyronine) but low T4 & free T4 and antibody of .7 what do these results mean?
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. It would help to know the actual values of all the hormones. ...Read more
Do i need treatment if my TSH 7.69 high normal free T4 and free T3 (liothyronine) and elevated thyroid antibodies?
Yes: Tsh 7.69 with high tpo is not "high normal" but high and indicates hypothyroidism. Having high tpo indicates autoimmune or hashimoto's thyroiditis. I suggest adding selenium zinc b complex and vitamin c and iodine and avoiding gluten for a month and rechecking levels in a month. If no change then you might need thyroid supplementation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had TSH tests done for extreme fatique hair falling out etc.. Results were TSH 3.91range0.40-4.00 free T4 0.91 range0.89-1.76 free t34.6 range 2.3-5-0?
My TSH level <0.01 free T4 1.5 , free T3 (liothyronine) 4.2 , negative result for thyroid peroxidase and thyroglobulin antibo should I still do the scan n ultrasound?
Yes: If your endocrinologist has recommended a scan and ultrasound, it would be wise to do so. With what information you have provided, it seems like a good idea. ...Read more
T4 is elevated. 14.4 but Free T4 and Free T3 normal, TSH normal, antithroglobulin AB is 14, normal range 0-115?
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, if free T4 and T3 and TSH are normal, there is no cause for concern. T4 may be elevated in women on birth control pills. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
TSH 4.45 Free T4 1.44. few weeks later TSH 3.8 and Free T4 1.37. pain in hands/feet. Thyroid related?
Not thyroid related: Hi. It looks like your thyroid is very happy with your TSH in the 3's and 4's. Your pain in hands and feet is not thyroid related. There are multiple causes for stocking/glove pain. Talk with your doc. ...Read more
Hyper- and then hypothyroiditis in 2004 with no iodine uptake at all. Since then lowish TSH, T4 total and free + T3 (liothyronine) total and free. No antibodies. Why?
Symptoms of hypothyroidism, "normal" lab results TSH 1.34, free T3 (liothyronine) 3.64, free T4 0.8. I'm exhausted all the time, unable to lose weight, etc?
Female 35 fasting: TSH 1.88 and T4 free 1.2 Nonfasting results 6 months ago: TSH 1.16 and T4 free 1.4 Did fasting raise my TSH? Do I have an issue?
Thyroid is normal: Both levels are normal. the difference in the numbers is not significant. Fasting will not effect your TSH level. You do not have any issue with your thyroid. ...Read more
Too low LH and FSH, normal prolactin, PTH and estradiol, normal but in the low range TSH, T3 (liothyronine), (liothyronine) T3 (liothyronine) free, T4 and T4 free. Why?
What does a hi thyroglobulin antigen and hi TSH indicate? The thyroglobulin antibodies and free t3 (liothyronine) and t4 were normal
Subclinical hypothyroidism: A high TSH level with normal T4 and T3 (liothyronine) levels suggest a diagnosis of subclinical hypothyroidism. Thyroglobulin levels may be normal in this setting. However I would check thyroid peroxidase antibodies and possibly TSH receptor antibodies to rule out underlying autoimmune thyroiditis. I am not sure what is meant by thyroglobulin antigen. Do you mean quantitative thyroglobulin level? ...Read more
Does t4 and tsh levels fluctuate? My t4 free is 1.0 (0.9-1.8ng/dl) and tsh is 0.88 (0.35-5.5) 1 month ago they were t4, 1.4 and tsh, 1.06
They will fluctuate.: The thyroid gland responds to whatever may be going on physiologically in the body, and as such these numbers may vary a bit day to day, or even hour to hour. As long as these variations are within the limits of normal, then you're likely to be OK. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tsh is .77, T3 is 112, T3 uptake 29, T4 free 1.1, T4 total 8.5 and free T4 2.5. On 100mcg of synthroid (thyroxine). Nodules and goiter, still feeling bad, why?
Felling bad: Hi. There is a tendency among patients to blame every ailment on the poor little thyroid. Your thyroid labs are a little inconsistent - you say free T4 is both 1.1 and 2.5; did you mean one is a free thyroxine index? If indicated, has your nodule been needle biopsied? Otherwise, there are a bazillion things that can make you feel bad with normal thyroid function. ...Read more
Hypothyroidism: Some scientific studies show that the optimal range for TSH is 0.8-2.1 in fact a TSH >2.5 is associated with Insulin resistance, as the TSH increases (above 2.5) the LDL goes up and the HDL goes down. There are countless patients walking around with undiagnosed hypothyroidism because the normal range of TSH is way too broad. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Thyroid labs: Every medical laboratory has different values for the labs they are doing. Please have your doctor tell you what is the normal range for Free T4 and TSH. If you are in range that's great. If not your doctor has to develop a treatment program for you. Not difficult for the doctor or you. ...Read more