... Thank you very much for the prompt and detailed response, Reece!
We have a consultation aready tomorrow morning with apparently one of the best surgeons in this field in the city we live (Istanbul).
A few of her other results are listed below, which all appear to fall within the 'normal' range indicated on the paperwork. I had to do some translating into English so... (3 replies)
tsh 2.88 .45-4.5
T4 8.5 4.5-12
t3u 29 24-39
FTI 2.5 1.2-4.9
tsh 4.05 .358-3.74 h
ft4 1.25 .76-1.46 (0 replies)
... My TSH was 2. ... (4 replies)
... than lab results, as my TSH was only 3.49, T4 Free 1.2, T3 Free 3.0. ... (0 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's last year, after 10 years of having doctors ignore me - I knew my thyroid was hypoactive, but my T3 and T4 levels were normal so they told me it was in my head. I managed my symptoms with acupuncture, which improved my symptoms but they didn't go away so I started on 50 mg of synthroid 2 months ago. I noticed an immediate and drastic increase... (0 replies)
... I thought is you were hypo the t4 would be lower, my most recent lab he did not test t4 because he said only tsh and free t4 are the proper tests..any help here? ... (1 replies)
... I thought is you were hypo the t4 would be lower, my most recent lab he did not test t4 because he said only tsh and free t4 are the proper tests..any help here? ... (0 replies)
... Thanks for the response. I did have bloodwork again on Monday and all the levels came back "normal" but I certainly don't feel normal. I'm having these neck aches still along with the lump in the throat feeling, racing heart, and insomnia. The strange thing is that through this whole process I've never had a fever or my neck hurting like I needed pain reliever. It's more... (5 replies)
... December. At my test in early January, my TSH was finally normal, a little over 1, where it had been 19 in late November. ... (3 replies)
... Over the past 7 years or so I've been feeling worse and worse. I'm now 37 and most days feel like I'm 90.
I have no energy, always tired, hair is falling out, the skin on my face is so dry and flaky, joint pains, dry eyes/mouth, memory loss, anxiety, the list could go on. It's just steadily got worse over the years. I just assumed it's apart of getting older.
So a few... (1 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)
... 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)