... k the doctor who says you are not hypothyroid is dead wrong. He's apparently making his judgment solely on TSH, which is technically "normal". But your FT4 and T3 both started out below the reference range. ... (1 replies)
... reference range 2. ... (5 replies)
... My Dr felt it was ok as the T3 was close to the range and says T3 can fluctuate quite a bit. The blood was drawn just about 2 hours after taking my 120 mg Armour. ... (0 replies)
... Just because your freeTs are still within range doesn't mean you wouldn't do well on for example Armour. ... (6 replies)
... I am experiencing an unbearable itch around my neck and upper back for 6 months now, and more importantly, much difficulty concentrating at work. My boss has informed me of my lack of problem solving skills three months into my probation (new job) and has asked if I would like to leave.
The itch is inconvenient because it occurs under warm, stuffy, crowded, undue stress,... (0 replies)
... so that should be a fairly accurate measure of my levels. Like I said, they were in the middle of the reference range. ... (5 replies)
... is within the lab's reference range. ... (2 replies)
... It's not just about having your levels within range but also where in the range your levels fall. ... (13 replies)
... rather than chemical, medication. She is hoping that my doctor comes to the same conclusion eventually, but she is overjoyed that he is even willing to look at T3 at all. ... (13 replies)
... to find a more thyroid savvy doctor. And the endo appointment you have scheduled in April may not be worth your time and money as most endo's go strictly by lab reference ranges versus symptoms. ... (4 replies)
... ctor. I don't see my be Endo until April. My TSH has been anywhere from almost not there low to as high as 12. My T4 is usually on the low side not in the normal range at all and the t3 is usually on the higher side. Sorry I don't have my numbers on me right now. ... (2 replies)
... mL, Reference Range 0. ... (1 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.
Many... (3 replies)
... 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)
... Thank You for the detailed reply. I will print the copy and show to my Dr. (2 replies)
... the reference range is defined as the 2.5 percentile to the 97.5 percentile. ... (2 replies)