... a Neurologist, and yesterday, finally to the Endocrinologist. Previous Doctor's have just tested TSH or TSH reflex T4. Today the Endocrinologist performed a TSH, free T4 and free T3. ... (0 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)
... I have been going back and forth with Drs. for almost 3 months due to abnormal Thyroid tests. I was leaning toward Hyperthyroid, but my last test showed possibly Hypothyroid.
My Drs. are saying they think I have temporary Thyroiditis, and they do not want to give me Thyroid medication until they are sure it is not going to correct itself.
They believe the cause is the... (0 replies)
... I am a 53 year old female who had my thyroids removed 10 years ago because of thyroid cancer. I was taking a Synthroid dose of 137 but started to experience symptoms of Hypothyroidism. Body Aches, gaining weight, losing hair, cannot sleep, and I am always cold. I went to my normal Primary Care doctor who ordered a Thyroid panel (T4 Free+TSH).
Thyroxine Free 1.70... (1 replies)
... My husband was diagnosed with follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma in Nov, 2013. He has had two NM Thyroid Ablation treatments and we went back to have an I131 body scan today. The results read "FINDINGS: Since prior studies, the areas of increased uptake within the right thyroidectomy bed has improved. Some residual uptake in the right thyroidectomy bed is... (1 replies)
I'm really hoping someone can help figure out what are causing all of my crazy symptoms. About 3 years ago I had dental surgery (an implant) and ever since then I've had major hair loss and burning throat and tongue. The first doctor I went to prescribed me anti-anxiety medication and sleeping pills which only resolved the symptoms and not the actual issue. Super... (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)
... 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)