... Hello everyone,
I was diagnosed with Hashi's almost 10 years ago. I had my first child in Oct 2009, my second in May 2011 and my last in May of this year. Each time I go super hyper post partum and was told that I have post partum thyroiditis. I am going to post my labs from the beginning of this pregnancy until now and would love anyone's thoughts/feedback...
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... Doctor keeps telling me if TSH is between 1-2 then nothing else matters. Please tell me if you think I should seek a second opinion? Don't know what to do anymore.
Symptoms I have been going on is hoarse for the past 3 weeks 24/7, fatigue, weight gain, muscle aches, carpal tunnel, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, goiter, dry skin, heavy minstrel cycle (before... (6 replies)
... I realized it was because of my thyroid. My doctor said it was within normal range but on the high side. He put me on 25 mg of Levothyroxine, which decreased my TSH to 2.19. ... (3 replies)
... Got diagnosed hypothyroid June 26, 2009 TSH was 6. ... (1 replies)
... Hello Everyone!
I am new to this site and would like some input on what is going on with me. My question is mainly about the Thryoid Peroxidase levels being so high. Should I get more test for my Thyroid, see a specialist, or are those levels nothing to worry about like my GP said.
First of all for a little medical history. I am a 26 year old female. I have been... (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)
... 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)
... The dose increase makes sense to me. The doctor probably believes the tinier increase would prolong the agony for you and the 25 mcg increase is warranted in your case. I wouldn't be afraid of it if it were me.
My doctor did take the 75-88-100 steps with me, but that was earlier in my treatment than where you are now. He wasn't as confident then how my body would react... (26 replies)