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What Happens To Tsh Level When Thyroid Gland Is Removed
Thyroid gland is also known as Thyroid. It is an endocrine gland which produces thyroxin hormone which controls the metabolism in every cell in the body.It produces 80 to 90%t4 and 10 to 20 %t3. These control rate of metabolism and affect the growth and rate of functions of many cells in the body it is ...Read more
Is it possible to show signs of hyper thyroidism with a TSH level of 0.75? palipitations, constant hunger,.is this physcosamatic?Multi nodular thyroid
Not hyperthyroid: If you were hyperthyroid your free T4 would be high and TSH ...Read more
It Goes Up: Those who have thyroidectomies need to take thyroid hormone replacement, levothyroxine. Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) comes from the pituitary and increases when thyroid hormones are below normal. Elevation in TSH often indicates hypothyroidism. Adequate levothyroxine replacement keeps the TSH level normal. ...Read more
Goes up: Tsh increases when you are hypothyroid. If enough thyroid tissue is removed to make you hypothyroid, the TSH should increase. ...Read more
Please Clarify: A high TSH means that the thyroid is not working and there is no reason to remove the gland. Do you mean you thyroid is high and not the tsh? ...Read more
I have a TSH level of 22.38 and my T4 is 6.1 and Free T4 is 1.7. I had a portion of my thyroid removed last year during a parathyroid tumor removal. ?
22.38: That seems like a very high number and the pituitary gland must be seen by xray to make sure it is of normal size. Has your parathyroid gland been checked recently? Please let me know what happens. ...Read more
After 2months of having my thyroid removed TSH level 40, taking t4175mg, getting fat.Shall i try to combine t4&t3, in which dosages?
Need higher dose: The high TSH shows that your thyroid level is still low. 175 mcg of T4 is a relatively high dose. Your are probably not absorbing the medication correctly. You must be sure to take it on an empty stomach, wait at least 40 min before eating, do not take it with any supplements or other meds. You should be on a brand-name thyroid, such as synthroid or tirosint, not generic. ...Read more
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