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Depends: Some doctors consider 2 to be getting high. But really it is the balance of T3 to reverse T3 that matters. T4 is converted to both T3 and rt3, and T3 is like the gas while rt3 is like the brakes. Tsh does not reflect this balance and cannot be used in isolation to uncover thyroid problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why does my TSH change so often my level was 5.73 then 6.78 then.03 then .88 then5.88 then 9.7 they keep changing my dose ? This is all in a 4 month .
My TSH levels are 0.344. What does this mean and are there any symptoms associated with these levels?
1 of 3 things: Hi. If your TSH is 0.344, which is just slightly below the normal range, it could be: 1) normal, no thyroid disease (the "normal range EXCLUDES 5% of normal values), 2) mildly "hot" (autonomously hyperfunctioning) nodule(s), or 3) your doctor checked it while it was heading down. Recheck in 6 weeks: Stable at 0.3 or now normal; just follow. Further down, hyperthyroid. Check free T4 & T3. Thy scan ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Take more Synthroid: If you're following your tsh, i'm assuming that you have hypothyroidism on replacement therapy. The number is opposite: if you are not on enough synthroid, the TSH is high. If you are on too much synthroid, the TSH is low. Look at the normal range for tsh. If you feel sluggish, cold, fat, or constipated; you may need an increase in your dose (or you may need to start thyroid replacement!). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a TSH test done in April 0.445. Repeated this month is now 0.891 Does this need checking into? Thanks so much.
Normal: so no further need to treat. an annual tsh is acceptable if you become symptomatic for anything it can be repeated ...Read more
Not due to this: Tsh level. A lab test result needs to be interpreted in the complete clinical context. You do not need medication for this TSH level but that does not mean that you may not need medication for other reasons. It is best to discuss such issues with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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