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TSH reflex free T4 test = 2.51 (normal range 0.35-4.50). I've read hyperthyroidism still possible if TSH normal. Do I need another test?

TSH. Highly unlikely. That said, your doctor should have ordered TSH and T3 (liothyronine) as well as T4. Please go back to him/her or if you are not satisfied have a friend or family refer you to a better doctor. Read more...

Mildly elevated CPK and sed low iron abnml TSH but free T4 normal what does all this mean?

Not enough info. How high is the tsh? Any anemia? Other health issues? Any other health history, physical or lab findings? Please provide more info. Read more...

My dr. Doesn't believe I have hypothyroidism even though my TSH is very high because I have normal free t4. She has now done T3 (liothyronine) and will only continue if T3 (liothyronine) is abnormal, is this correct? With sympt

Clinical decision. Tsh is the first line test for detecting hypothyroidism. Sometimes the TSH will be elevated while the free T4 and t3 (liothyronine) are normal. This situation is sometimes called sub clinical hypothyroidism. Treatment decisions may be made depending on the patient's symptoms. Suggest you talk to your doctor about your symptoms. Read more...
Dx hypothyroidism. An elevated TSH with normal free T4 can be seen with sub-clinicaly hypothyroidism. It is a good idea to get a total and free t-3 as well as anti-thyroid antibodies to rule out auto-immune thyroiditis. Read more...
TSH. If your TSH is high you have low thyroid hormone levels, or hypothyroidism. A normal T4 does not mean that your thyroid is functioning perfectly normally. You most likely need thyroid replacement - enough to bring your TSH levels back to normal. Read more...

I'm 32 weeks pregnant and have hypothyroid; TSH has been normal to this point on meds. Now TSH is low along with free t4, and t uptake. Tgb is high.?

Erroneous FT4 result. During pregnancy, hormonal changes interfere with ft4 testing kits and will often produce an erroneously low number. During this time, getting a tt4 or fti may produce more accurate results, though TBG often high. Tsh values are usually lower during pregnancy than when not pregnant. Tbg is always elevated during pregnancy because of high estrogen levels. Read more...