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Dr. William Singer
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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We have been trying for almost 4 yrs. Semen analysis is normal. Spouse has done thyroid test which is normal too. Kindly advice what to do more.

We have been trying for almost 4 yrs. Semen analysis is normal. Spouse has done thyroid test which is normal too. Kindly advice what to do more.

Fertility Testing: There is so much more that is done in a normal and common infertility work up. I would, from the limited information in your question, assume you have not really been to a fertility clinic yet for full on infertility work up and would recommend that be your next move. ...Read more

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Can a t3/t4 thyroid test be a false negative? If so, what additional thyroid tests can be done to correctly diagnose?

Can a t3/t4 thyroid test be a false negative? If so, what additional thyroid tests can be done to correctly diagnose?

TSH: The most sensitive test for determining your thyroid level is a TSH level. If TSH and free T4 levels are normal, you likely do not have a thyroid function problem. Don't let anyone start treating you with thyroid hormone based on symptoms alone. ...Read more

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Eye doc said my eye was bulging 1mm. Had a thyroid test done, results were fine. Now I'm worried it's a worse situation. What could it be?? I'm 19

Eye doc said my eye was bulging 1mm. Had a thyroid test done, results were fine. Now I'm worried it's a worse situation. What could it be?? I'm 19

See ophthalmologist: Did you see an ophthalmologist? Did you complain about bulging eye? We normally don't measure the eyes in that way, as many people normally have "bulging eyes" unless it was something new, and its sooo subjective, 1mm difference btn eyes is not very significant... unless you have other symptoms consistent with Graves Eye Diseases, which by the way doesn't require and abnormal Thyroid... ...Read more

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Sir I have my periods on time. im 27 years.got my thyroid test done on third day on periods.tsh is 6.5? do i need medication.facing acne issues oflate

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I have my periods on time. im 27 years.got my thyroid test done on third day on periods.tsh is 6.5? do i need medication.facing acne issues oflate

Likely: Your TSH level indicates under-active thyroid and it would be prudent to consult your doctor for replacement thyroid medication. You period is not likely to have affected the TSH result. ...Read more

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Ive been feeling really tired lately, been suffering from anxiety,i had thyroid test done T4 was 1.10 and Tsh was 7.570 also have psoriasis,any help?

Ive been feeling really tired lately, been suffering from anxiety,i had thyroid test done T4  was 1.10 and Tsh was 7.570  also have psoriasis,any help?

Hypothyroid: 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 consistent with low thyroid function and you should consult your doctor for replacement medication. Psoriasis and hypothyroidism are probably unrelated to each other. ...Read more

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