... Hi, so here is my story (same as a lot of others i have read) and need some help.
I have been struggling with HypoT symptoms since youth. though they thought it may be the problem No Dr would test me, "just diet and exercise". at 16 I was 240+lb, my hair was falling out and started to go grey(use to not be able to put a large scrunchy around my ponytail now its only 1/4 of... (5 replies)
... 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... (0 replies)
... up biopsy in 9 months. With the unexplained symptoms, we decided to go ahead and do a left lobectomy to make sure there wasn't anything surprising. Parathyroid function WNL. ... (0 replies)
... OMG fatigued yes, mood swings are awful, weight gain is rediculous.
TPO was less than 9, so she said negative...My grandmother had graves disease and had her thyroid removed at an early age 30 I think.
Here are my labs from 6/23/14
TSH 3.51 (0.34-5.60 uIU/ml)
FT4 1.04 (.93-1.70 ng/dl)
Free T3 3.35 (2.0-4.4 pg/ml) (2 replies)
I am new in the forum. I've been looking at messages from the board for a long time and I finally decided to register in order to present my case, which has me quite worried, and see if someone can help me with what's going on. I apologize in advance for any mistakes in my english writing as I'm spanish and do not have an immaculate english level.
I'm 21 and male.... (0 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism 8/2013, my doctor at the time put me on Armour thyroid (60 mg) but freaked after he saw that my TSH went from 1.1 to .07 but my total T3 was under range which he failed to look at. Anyways, I stayed on a lower dose (30mg) till I found a new doctor that could help me by not solely relying on labs only and that is fully aware that Armour... (0 replies)
... My story: I'm 20, I'm male. About a year ago I was getting tired quickly, I was a bit depressed, anyway generally feeling well, my parents told me to go to do blood test and surprisingly TSH was 7.6 and positive antibodies. I was taking 25 mcg levotrhyxoine for two months and feeling good. One day, out of a sudden I couldn't sleep, heart rate was fast, high blood pressure,... (0 replies)
... compressing my windpipe. Three days after surgery, the surgeon started me on 125 mcg of Synthroid. Six weeks later my lab work showed a TSH of 0.21, fT3 3.8 and fT4 1.48 so my endocrinologist lowered the dosage to 112mcg. Six weeks later more lab work and my TSH is 0. ... (0 replies)
... ompressing my windpipe. Three days after surgery, the surgeon started me on 125 mcg of Synthroid. Six weeks later my lab work showed a TSH of 0.21, fT3 3.8 and fT4 1.48 so my endocrinologist lowered the dosage to 112mcg. Six weeks later more lab work and my TSH is 0. ... (0 replies)
... Hi. I've been reading the boards here for a few months trying to piece together my thyroid puzzle, and I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. I was on 50mcg of levothyroxine for a couple of years and finally couldn't take the symptoms anymore and went to my doctor and complained. I was having terrible brain fog, freezing all the time, aching muscles and... (3 replies)
... hi everyone
just got my lab results back
tsh .87 (0.5-5)
ft4 20 (11-22)
ft3 3.9 (4-7.8)
i have this constant anxiety which is making me crazy, and my legs often feel a bit trembly which also makes me crazy. the endo says my levels are all perfect but i sure don't feel perfect. am hoping the anxiety is from the low ft3. any thoughts? thank you! (5 replies)
... Hello, this is my first post and I hope someone can put my mind at rest. I have lots of hypothyroid symptoms and had blood tests. Here are my results:
TSH 2.9 mU/L (0.40-4.00)
FT4 16 pmol/L (10-20)
FT3 4.4 pmol/L (2.8-6.8)
Anti-Thyroglobulin Ab <10 U/mL (<60)
Anti-Thyroid Peroxidase Ab 47 U/mL (<60)
Serum Reverse T3 (RT3) 356 pmol/L (170-450)
Do I have a... (0 replies)
... Yesterday I had bloods redone. My TSH was 4.49, and my FT4 was 0.9. ... (0 replies)
... Hi Aussiejenni,
Actually, I am not taking T3. I have been on T4 for 6 weeks and just had my FT3 checked. Two months ago, before starting on T4, my labs were as follows
FT4 0.9 (0.9-1.8)
TT3 87 (80-180)
Did not measure FT3, even though I asked for it
One week later
TSH 2.3 (6 replies)
... I think it would be great if my labs printed percentiles for my TSH and FT4 values so that my Dr would be less likely to declare them as perfect because they are "in range." Does anyone know where I can find thyroid lab percentiles? ... (6 replies)
... B12=1200 (which is a HUGE jump from Octobers 464) *ref range 254-1320*
fT4=0.9 *ref range 0.8-1.5*
fT3=1.4 (not Free T3, total T3 d'oh) *Ref Range .70-1.90*
TSH=1.38 (downward trend 1.74, 1.54 and now 1.38) *Ref Range .350-5.000)
TPOab=35.4 *ref range <60*
Tgab=34.5 *ref range <60*
Dr said that I am within range, but on the low side in all of it. Was hesitant to... (8 replies)
... I notice my FT4 hasn't really changed and sits at the low end despite increasing my dosage. Is that normal? ... (5 replies)
... Hi guys, I'd appreciate some help interpreting my lab results.
During my annual blood test for PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease), I somehow got a TSH test too, which was high. Redoing TSH and adding FT4, I got these values:
FT4: 0.9 (normal 0.8-1.7 ng/dL) - 11%
TSH: 11.1 (normal 0.2-5.5 uIU/mL)
Sounds like hypo, right? I only have the lab results so far, I haven't... (2 replies)
... Labs came in today and I think I sorta understand but not sure.
TSH 2.16. Range is 0.40-4.50
FT3 2.8. 2.3-4.2
FT4 0.9. 0.8-1.8
Vitamin D 71. 30-100
Vitamin D2. Less than 4
I have been on Amour 60 mg for 2 months. I still feel like I have a slight buzz feeling in my head, get cold at exactly... (1 replies)