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Tsh T3 Dx Tachycardia
8/11/14: TSH 0.608
8/20/14: TSH 0.502
T3 & T4 normal
Tachycardia, tremors, dizzy, now swollen glands in neck I believ. Thyroid issue?
52 years male, diabetic and hypertensive having sudden weight loss, trembles, sweating, tachycardia,(T3 (liothyronine) & T4 raised TSH dec) what is Diag & treatment?
Hyperthyroidism: Hi. If you're hyperthyroid, I have to assume you've seen a doctor who ordered the thyroid labs. If that doctor isn't comfortable treating you, get a referral to one who is. Treatment, if needed (one type is self limited and goes away on its own) would either be radioactive iodine or an antithyroid medication (usually methimazole). Your doc may treat you with a beta-blocker to slow down your heart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need for evaluation: 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, your lab results suggest thyroid hyper-activity. It would be prudent to see an endocrinologist for a proper evaluation with respect to rest of the findings on your health examination. ...Read more
Yes: These are all normal levels.Get a more detailed answer ›
Gas pedal & gas: Tsh is like the gas pedal. T3 (liothyronine) and T4 are the gas. The pituitary sends TSH [thyroid stimulating hormone], a chemical message to the thyroid to work faster or slower. High TSH means low thyroid. Low TSH means high thyroid. T3 (liothyronine) is active form of thyroid hormone. T4 is inactive thyroid hormone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thyroid: I think they are all normal but different labs have different lab values. Please contact the lab or your doctor to verify that each of your results are within the normal reference range. ...Read more
Thyroid: I am not certain but I think your levels are too high. Please contact your doctor! ...Read more
Hyperthyroid: You have lab work compatible with being hyperthyroid. It means you may be taking too much thyroid medication or you need a diagnostic work up to find out what is wrong. This can include a sonogram, radioactive thyroid scan, evaluation by an endocrinologist, and more detailed lab work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer