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Tsh Level Low Sodium
My TSH level is 7.18 ulu/ml, prl is 37.29 ng/ml and T4 is 1.5. I'm on levothyroxine sodium 75 mcg frm 1/21/14 how long will it take for me to conceive?
TTC: If you and your partner have no fertility problems, and if 31 years is your actual age, your chance is roughly 20% per cycle. This gives around 85-90% chance in one year, though many young women conceive much quicker. Your TSH is definitely too high and should be adjusted; this does not permit us to tell you how kong it will take. Good luck. ...Read more
I have hyponatremia, low chloride and high TSH 12.8. Sodium went to 116. Many hospitalizations. Take 10 1gr sodium tabs. Fluid res?
Low sodium: You need to see an endocrinologist (ea) as soon as possible. You are hypothyroid (h) with your high tsh. That could be one cause of your low sodium (ls). Ls is a life-threatening situation. See an e, get your h treated with medicine and you may stop the need for your sodium pills and avoid future hospitalizations. You will also begin to feel better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My TSH level is 7.2 and my doctor gave me 100mcg thyroxine sodium tablets where as my friend whose TSH level is 11 was given 25mcg only
Hard to say.: Both may be right. One should never compare one's disease to their neighbor's. ...Read more
I have long standing hyponatremia, low chloride plus high TSH 12.8. I have been hospitalized mult times had seizure. Taking 10 1gr sodium. Fluid res?
FInd out why: I trust you are not taking a diuretic for some reason, and i trust you do not have inappropriate ADH (vasopressin) secretion due to porphyria or some other illness. Especially, i hope you don't have undiagnosed addison's disease especially with the high TSH (possible schmidt's). Have you been evaluated for one of the syndromes of renal sodium wasting? ...Read more
Need to look at T3 (liothyronine): And free t4. Low tsh, depending on the sensitivity of the assay, indicates thyroid hyper-function. However, the suspected hyperthyroidism needs to be confirmed with high levels of T3 (liothyronine) and free t4. All lab tests need to be evaluated in the clinical context and it would be prudent to take up the issue with your doctor. ...Read more
More workup: Currently, it points to hyperthyroidism but you need to complete the work up to know for sure. At the very least, i would repeat the TSH along with the free hormones T4 and t3 (liothyronine). If they also point to hyperthyroidism, then proceed further to find the exact cause for this. Tsh alone does not give you a complete picture. ...Read more
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