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What Is The Complete Thyroid Panel Blood Work Called
Doctor ran blood work to check for thyroid problems. The first test she ran she said was a screening test. The report calls it " i've had a high pulse and feeling really cold all the time, which is why i believe the doctor wanted to check thyroid levels.
Those are sympt: High pulse and feeling cold are symptoms which may or may not be related to the thyroid. Find out your levels. High TSH indicates hypothyroidism which goes along with cold intolerance but high pulse rate is related to low TSH which is hyperthyroidism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had blood work done and my doctor called and said I have hyperthyroidism. THS 0.006 Free T4 2.33 and thyroid microsomal AB 84. Is this a mild case
Hard to say - see --: Need a complete history and physical examination to give a valid answer - lab results alone are not to be trusted... ...Read more
What does "Tsh with reflex(reflux?) to FT4" mean with blood work?Does that mean it's as complete thyroid check?
No: TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) is a marker for thyroid function. If it is abnormally high, the lab automatically (reflexively) does a Free T4 level. This is useful for diagnosing hypothyroidism, but it is not the same as a full thyroid panel. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having blood work tom. 48F. Think my hormones are changing but the only thyroid tests my dr ordered were T4 (free) & TSH (3rd gen). Is this complete?
Your body has: thousands of hormones. Your doctor is checking your thyroid with appropriate tests. If you have concerns about other hormonal levels, ask your doctor. ...Read more
Endocrinologist: The endocrinologist helps people with hormone issues, such as diabetes mellitus and thyroid conditions. Perhaps one of their most common reasons for a referral is for a slightly abnormal lab result, which they can sort out or interpret more effectively. Sometimes they help decide which labs to order before lab tests are done. Hope that helps! ...Read more
I had gone to my gynecologist for regular blood work end up getting a call that my hormones came pretty high so they recommend me to a endocrlogist ?
Which hormones?: In order to be able to say what might be going on we would need more information including what hormones were elevated, how elevated, and what if any symptoms you are having. The endocrinologist should have all of this information and will be able to tell you much more. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was told to stop taking levothyroxine for 6 weeks, now blood work reads t3/2.8 t4/0.98 and tsh/5.5. Today I got call to start right away 50mcg again.
Your TSH is high: Hi Myrna, Your TSH, thyroid stimulating hormone, is high, which means that you have an under active thyroid gland. TSH levels are the most sensitive in diagnosing low thyroid. TSH is produced in a gland in the brain called the pituitary and its level increases in response to low thyroid hormone levels in the bloodstream. I hope this answers your question. ...Read more
Hi just had blood work Dr. told me thyroid came back at 7.3 is that high enough to be concerned n start medication? Thank you Cindy
Don't fixate: On your thyroid. Work w/your doctor to find the real reason for your symptoms, mental or physical. ...Read more
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