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What does a Thyrotropin TSH level 1.4 mean?

What does a Thyrotropin TSH level 1.4 mean?

Normal: Hi. At face value and in the vast majority of cases, that TSH represents normal thyroid fountain; the one exception would be pituitary disease. That's why we endocrinologists always get a TSH and a free T4. But in the VAST majority of cases, TSH alone is OK, and yours is good and normal. To your health! ...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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What does my thyroid level 2.380 mean?

What does my thyroid level 2.380 mean?

It depends: Upon what test you're referring to. If it's a TSH it's technically normal, but may be slightly elevated for your age group. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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What does low level of IgM mean?

What does low level of IgM mean?

Maybe nothing?: Igm is a type of antibody you make to help fight infections. Slightly low igm by itself may not mean anything (i.e., your nature level). If it is very low, or other antibodies are also low (or not functioning), it may be a sign of immune deficiency that can lead to more infections. If you have ?S, see a clinical immunologist. They can help determine if your immune system is functioning properly. ...Read more

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What does level 14 typhoon means?

?????: There is a system called the tropical cyclone warning signals (or typhoon signals) used to describe threat level or effect of a cyclone. It is an 8 level system. Having lived in asia for 7 years, couldn't figure out what you were talking about. Tried to research what a typhoon level 14 was – couldn't find anything. ...Read more

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My TSH level is 5.2 what does that mean ?

My TSH level is 5.2 what does that mean ?

Low thyroid: 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, The level is just above the level that is considered indicative of thyroid deficiency. Did you also have free T4 test done, if so what was the result? It would be prudent to see your doctor as you may need thyroid medication. ...Read more

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What does low level of troponin I mean?

What does low level of troponin I mean?

Normal finding: Troponin i is elevated due to injury to heart muscle and is used to help diagnose heart attacks as well as stratify risk in patients with chest pain. A low or unmeasurable troponin is a normal finding but does not guarantee a lack of heart issues. ...Read more

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What does borderline T3 (liothyronine) and TSH mean?

What does borderline T3 (liothyronine) and TSH mean?

Low or high?: Tsh is usually the best indicator of thyroid status, so that an abnormal tsh, even with normal T3 (liothyronine) and t4, usually indicates some degree of thyroid dysfunction (low TSH seen w/ overactive thyroid; high TSH w/ underactive thyroid). T3 (liothyronine) really has to interpreted with knowledge of other tests and any thyroid meds being taken. ...Read more

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What does ast levels of 52 mean?

What does ast levels of 52 mean?

Inflamed Liver: Elevated AST is usually a sign that the liver has become inflamed. Several things can cause this including infection by viruses, alcohol, stones in the gallbladder, fatty diets, genetic problems with metabolism or other more rare conditions. A primary care doctor can usually do a history and physical to determine likely causes and necessary testing. Avoid alcohol. ...Read more

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What does a high level of immunoglobulin m mean?

What does a high level of immunoglobulin m mean?

Several causes: Multiple myeloma, early infections, rheumatoid arthritis and some kinds of kidney disease can cause this. The likely causes can vary with the age of the person. You need to discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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What is normal levels of calcium? Mine was 10.2. What does this mean? What does hyperparathyroidism mean? Can diet decrease levels? Also hve hypothyrd

What is normal levels of calcium? Mine was 10.2. What does this mean? What does hyperparathyroidism mean? Can diet decrease levels? Also hve hypothyrd

8.5to10.4: Nrmal Calcum level is 8.5to10.4 mgm/deciliter Your level is high normal Hyperparathyroidism is when parathyroid gland produces too much hormone and that causes blood calcium to go up You should repeat calcium level,25 hydroxyl vitD level and 24 hour urine for calcium as well Hypothyroidism sometimes also occurs separately with Huperparathyroidism High calcium diet can contribute to high calcium l ...Read more

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My TSH level is low 0.43 what does this mean exactly?

My TSH level is low 0.43   what does this mean exactly?

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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What does having cortisol level of 13.2 ug/dL mean?

What does having cortisol level of 13.2 ug/dL mean?

By itself nothing: Cortisol levels are drawn to rule Cushing's / Addison's in or out. Random salivary / urinary / 24 hour urinary / blood levels must be interpreted in light of your clinical picture. Addison's is typically diagnosed when cortisol won't rise appropriately in response to ACTH stimulation; Cushing's etc. when it won't suppress with dexamethasone. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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What does an ALT level of 200 mean?

What does an ALT level of 200 mean?

Liver injury: ALT is one of the liver enzymes. Normal values are below 40. 200 is elevated though not too much. If you drink alcohol, stop entirely for three months and then redo the test. ...Read more

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What is the normal INR level. And what does coagulation activity percentage mean?

What is the normal INR level. And what does coagulation activity percentage mean?

INR: Normal inr is 1.0 not sure about second part of your question...Are you on blood thinners? Talk to your physician. ...Read more

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What does high level of prothromdim mean?

What does high level of prothromdim  mean?

Thin blood: It means that the blood is thinned usually by a medication called warfarin or coumadin. If elevated without taking this medication, it needs investigation. ...Read more

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What does an average estradiol level of 9.6 pmol/l mean?

What does an average estradiol level of 9.6 pmol/l mean?

Low level: This could be a cyclic variation, but this is a low level, sometimes indicates menopause, particularly if FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) is high. ...Read more

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What does high level of interferon mean?

What does high level of interferon mean?

Liver failure: Interferon acts on the liver. If taking a normal dose and your level is high should check liver enzymes to see if the liver has failed. ...Read more

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My TSH level is 9.1, what does it means? do i have hyper or hypo thyroid? & my ESR level is 60, does this ESR level came high becoz of high TSH level?

My TSH level is 9.1, what does it means? do i have hyper or hypo thyroid? & my ESR level is 60, does this ESR level came high becoz of high TSH level?

Need more: information. Elevated TSH with low FT4 will mean hypothyroidism. ESR is non specific and could be elevated in multiple disorders and infections ...Read more

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What does a low TSH level mean?

What does a low TSH level mean?

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