... If it would be allowed to go untreated, it would be very hard on your body to have free T4 that low.
But your doctor appropriately responded by raising your dose. He should continue to raise it in small increments every 6-8 weeks until your TSH is close to 1 and your free T4 is at least at the range median or upper third of its range - whatever eliminates your symptoms... (1 replies)
... A few month back my fT3 was 1.9. My TSH on 15.3. was 1.3 and 4 days later on 19.3. 2.4. ... (1 replies)
... L. TSH range is up to 4. ... (5 replies)
... I do have hypothyroidism.
My last two results read as followsfollows :
1 month after giving birth and was on 150 mcg of levothyroxine -
TSH with Reflex to FT4 - 0.071
T4 Free 1.1
Dr bumped me down to 50 mcg and 2 months later -
TSH with reflex to FT4 - 19.825 (0 replies)
... I am trying to decipher my 20 year old daughter's labs as she is exhausted and has gained 60 pounds in a year and 1/2. My daughter got serious mono second semester of freshman year and had to return from college. Her Pediatrician said that the mono virus was affecting her thyroid at that time (January of 2011). The Thyroid portion of her labs said this:
FT4 (.93-1.60) 1.20... (6 replies)
... I've been feeling super fatigued, no matter how much sleep I get, unmotivated and just overall down this entire year. Things that I've done in the past are just wearing me out faster than usual. I had a blood test done last December but everything was considered normal (see results below).
However, I'm kind of tempted to go back to my doctor because I'm still not feeling... (4 replies)
... petite body size, and I was always energized so this has been a HUGE change in my life. I gained 19 pounds in 1 month while working out and eating very small portions due to my awareness of this quick weight gain. ... (2 replies)
... My TSH was 2. ... (4 replies)
... Can a TSH of 2.14 make you feel fatigued? ... (5 replies)
... I am going through a similar situation. I was dx with graves in 2004 and had terrible symptoms, the most terrifying, chest pain, and heart palpitations. I was on high levels of methimazole and inderal until I finally stabilized. I haven't been on meds since 2011 but now all my symptoms areback full force. I even went to an urgent care recently because I thought I was having a... (9 replies)
... She told me to relax, take selenium and retest TSH in 1 month. ... (0 replies)
... I had my blood test done two days ago and just got the results. They are TSH 1. ... (3 replies)
In 3/2011 TSH = 3.19-- and I didn't have a FT4 done then, not sure why.
In 1/2012, TSH = 2.96, FT4 = 0.74
4/2012, TSH = 0.55, FT4 = 0.89
If a TSH > 2-3 range = hy
When you say FT ideally is 50 percentile, does that mean of the lab's reference range? If so, then mine seem pretty close (0.51-1.21, 50%=0.87), at least the 4/2012 one. (20 replies)
... t3 free was 3.4, t4 free was 1.4 and tsh was .16. ... (11 replies)
... Any ideas on why TSH and T4 would be elevated? ... (1 replies)
... Since then though my TSH and T4 have been all over the place! ... (8 replies)
... I began treatment when my T4 was still in the "normal" range, but my TSH was 15. My doctor said to me that "normal" was a matter of perspective and different for everybody. ... (8 replies)
... Im having some problems trying to control my TSH and T4. I have been taking levo for a year and a half and my TSH is all over the place. ... (6 replies)
... Hello! I am new to these boards and am so glad to have found them!
I have a very confusing situation and would appreciate any advice.
To make a long story short, here is my condensed story...
about a 2 months ago I went to an ENT for bad throat and neck pain. Turns out she diagnosed me with acid reflux, put me on Prevacid twice a day. Inflammation went away but I... (5 replies)
... skim, your TSH is telling you the same thing your "frees" and your symptoms are telling you, that you need a dose increase. ... (5 replies)