... Post the TSH and T4 free results along with the lab's reference range for each. The results can't be interpreted without the ranges. ... (5 replies)
... When my Free T3 levels reached the top quarter of the normal range, it was like magic. One by one my hypothyroidism symptoms disappeared. I felt so good I cried. ... (1 replies)
... In range doesn't mean healthy. I think the best example is b12. ... (11 replies)
... These findings supported the establishment of a narrower TSH reference range and a lowering of the upper limit of the range. ... (2 replies)
... I switched back to synthroid from Dessicated about 6 months ago, and my TSH has become more stable and closer to reference range, but T4 has consistently been above reference and T3 has been mostly within' reference. ... (0 replies)
... For over a decade there has been considerable debate about the correct upper limit of the reference interval for TSH. According to the old standards 5. ... (1 replies)
... Your primary doctor is wrong. He didn't even run the best tests. The panel he ran is outdated and inaccurate. He should have ordered free T4 and free T3 instead of the thyroxine, uptake, and index tests. ... (4 replies)
... Your primary doctor is wrong. He didn't even run the best tests. The panel he ran is outdated and inaccurate. He should have ordered free T4 and free T3 instead of the thyroxine, uptake, and index tests. ... (1 replies)
... From what I understand for TSH you don't really need a reference range but for the other things you do. Every lab has different ranges. It would be good if you posted them. Even without the ranges your free T4 doesn't seem that bad. ... (3 replies)
... and your current doctor is unwilling to explore other reasons for your symptoms then it might be worth your while to find another doctor who will also test free t3 levels. Thyroid antibodies are also sometimes recommended especially for women in their child bearing years as they can affect the outcome of pregnancy. ... (4 replies)
... if you have hashimoto's, an autoimmune disorder which means that your body is attacking your thyroid. Not having the antibodies or at least them not being out of range doesn't mean that your body still isn't atacking your thyroid. ... (8 replies)
... mL, Reference Range 0. ... (1 replies)
... tsh 0.17 t4 18.6 and t3 5. ... (3 replies)
... Reference range 4. ... (26 replies)
... Well your FT3 is relatively lower compared to its reference range than your FT4 so that would indicate you're not converting your T4 to T3 very well. ... (3 replies)
... The lab's reference range is 0. ... (7 replies)
... Don't worry about the Endo Yet, ask you Primary Care to do the Antibodies for your thyroid and also ask for T3.
Mine was normal always, and it was only my antibodies that made them look further.
Lisa is right in that you will need a thyroid Savvy doctor, but give him your symptoms, write them down so you don't forget? Did He/She check you neck for enlargement.
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... Hello! I'm new here, but had some questions about some bloodwork I recently had done for my 3.5 year old son. He's been exhibiting some symptoms lately that have concerned me - complaining of joint pain, saying he feels cold while outside when it's not cold at all, and some behavioral issues. Since Hashimoto's runs in my family (I have it, my mom has it, my grandma has it,... (1 replies)
... The range is so wide... ... (8 replies)
... reference range 0. ... (4 replies)