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My free T4 is high 19.30 pmol/l and my TSH is also high 4.530 mlu/l. What does this mean?

My free T4 is high 19.30 pmol/l and my TSH is also high 4.530 mlu/l.  What does this mean?

Few possibilities: These labs seem at odds, with TSH suggesting overactive thyroid and ft4 underactive thyroid. Free T4 tests can be inaccurate in some people who have interfering substances present. Another possibility is a tumor in the pituitary secreting too much TSH resulting in thyroid overactivity, and high thyroid hormone levels. This is quite rare, however. Your doctor can help sort this out. ...Read more

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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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My TSH level is a 10.3. What does that mean?

My TSH level is a 10.3. What does that mean?

It is high.: This means it is high. The normal range is approximately 0.4-5.0 mu/l. Your level is 10.3. This is highly indicative of hypothyroidism and more tests, especially thyroid, are needed. It is wise to see your doctor and get a full work-up. ...Read more

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What does a TSH of 4.37 mean?

Normal: 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 TSH level is normal. ...Read more

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..what does a TSH of 4.84 mean?

Mildly high: A TSH of 4.84 means that your pituitary gland is not completely happy with your thyroid level, and is trying to get your thyroid to produce more thyroid hormone. Considering your history of RA, you may also have Hashimoto's thyroiditis, which can eventually cause your thyroid to fail. You should have a free T4 level, though it is likely to still be normal. Eventually you may need thyroid hormone ...Read more

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Tsh score of 5.43 what does that mean?

Early hypothyroidism: Usually due to hashimoto's thyroiditis in developed countries. Easily treated with thyroid hormone supplement. Insomnia is not usually a symptom but rather somnolence. Caution here because rarely an elevated TSH with symptoms of overactive thyroid, tremor, heart racing, weight loss would indicate the presence of a TSH producing pituitary adenoma. Sgpt can be elevated from regular alcohol drinking. ...Read more

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My TSH was.095. What does that mean. ?

TSH: Are you on thyroid medicine? If not, the lab results are "within normal range". ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a TSH of 4.25?

Borderline: There is slight controversy about normal levels. Most doctors consider a level between 0.5 and 5.0 to be normal. Others prefer it to be below 2.5. Your level could be considered early sign of thyroid deficiency. Please discuss it with your doctor and look at the results of free t4. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003684.htm. ...Read more

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What does 1.22 range result for TSH mean?

TSH: That is a normal range for this lab test that screens for thyroid problems. ...Read more

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