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8/11/14: TSH 0.608 8/20/14: TSH 0.502 Normal: 0.7-5.7 T3 & T4 normal Tachycardia, tremors, dizzy, now swollen glands in neck I believ. Thyroid issue?

8/11/14: TSH 0.608
8/20/14: TSH 0.502
Normal: 0.7-5.7
T3 & T4 normal
Tachycardia, tremors, dizzy, now swollen glands in neck I believ. Thyroid issue?

Not thyroid: Your thyroid levels are normal. Your symptoms are nonspecific and could be related to many possibilities, especially anxiety. You should see your doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (Definition)

A TSH test measures the amount of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) in your blood. TSH is produced by the pituitary gland and tells the thyroid gland to make and release the hormones thyroxine ...Read more


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52 years male, diabetic and hypertensive having sudden weight loss, trembles, sweating, tachycardia,(T3 (liothyronine) & T4 raised TSH dec) what is Diag & treatment?

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 more

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Tsh 0.06 , t3 (liothyronine) 1.9 , t4 12 What to do?

Tsh 0.06 , t3 (liothyronine) 1.9 , t4 12 What to do?

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

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What do these types of test means: tsh, t3, (liothyronine) t4?

What do these types of test means:  tsh, t3, (liothyronine) t4?

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 more

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TSH .99 T4 3.42 and T3 (liothyronine) 1.37. Is all this normal?

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

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Tsh is 8.970 and T3 (liothyronine) is 3.3 T4 is 1.17. Is this bad?

Tsh is 8.970 and T3 (liothyronine) is 3.3 T4 is 1.17.  Is this bad?

Not good or bad: But if confirmed by repeat these values indicate early hypothyroidism that should be treated with brand name T4 replacement until the levels are normalized. Check w/your physician; treatment is easy and painless. ...Read more

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If tsh is 3.96 and t4 is 9.5 ad t3 (liothyronine) is 1.17 what should i do?

No problem: Your T4 and T3 (liothyronine) are normal and your TSH is at the high end of normal which will not cause any symptoms and does not require any follow-up ...Read more

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What does it mean if TSH is 0, but T3 (liothyronine) and/or T4 are elevated?

What does it mean if TSH is 0, but T3 (liothyronine) and/or T4 are elevated?

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 more

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Dr. Jesse Krakauer
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Liothyronine (Definition)

Liothyronine is a thyroid ...Read more


Dr. David Geffner
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T3 (Definition)

T3 is a thyroid ...Read more