... I am in a battle with the doctor. I am so depressed and discouraged. Long story short is I had a dx of graves disease 10 plus years ago. I never went low after ablation and felt on and off over the years. A month ago I started feeling jittery, higher than normal resting heart rate and some weight loss. I also have no heat tolerance. All the years since ablation I was... (0 replies)
... moved away... My GYN did not have me come back in to be rechecked but I was feeling really good on 88mcg until about may so went back and she tested me and my TSH was .006 way over medicated...so we went with 75mcg's everyday except for wed and saturday....now I just had it checked again and my labs were FT3 3.0 Ft4 1. ... (0 replies)
... WBC (3.6 - 9.2) - 5.0
RBC (3.70 - 5.14) - 4.08
Hemoglobin (12.0 - 15.5) - 12.9
Hematocrit (35 - 46) - 39.3
MCV (80 - 96) - 96.3
MCH (28 - 33.5) - 31.6
MCHC (32 - 37) - 32.8
Platelets (140 - 400) - 208
RDW (11.2 - 15) - 12.3
NRBC Absolute - 0.00 (1 replies)
... Hi all, Approx 10 weeks ago I noticed my neck was swollen. I was having neck pain, hoarseness, insomnia and a feeling of a lump in the throat. I went to my GP who didn't really take me seriously but agreed to a basic thyroid test. This came back ok so he sent me on my way. I was unhappy with this so had a private test done. These are my results: TSH 0.992 range 0.27-4.2. Free... (0 replies)
... Your endo is correct in that it will take a while before the medication gets your TSH down again. ... (8 replies)
... The target numbers look pretty good to me.
When my thyroid numbers aren't ideal my ankles and fingers swell, so the edema might be a function of your thyroid. See how you do on the new dose. (3 replies)
... TSH 1.4 (0.5-3.0)
Free T3 3.9 (2.5-6.5)
Free T4 1.1 (0.7-2.5)
After those were done my meds were increased to Levothyroxine 88 mcg per day & Cytomel 5 mg four times per day. I was given 5.5 to be my target number for the T3 and "around 2" as my target number for the Free T4. I'm not supposed to do repeat labs until 2 months from now. (3 replies)
... Hi, folks. It has been 6 years since I was active on this group, then my thyroid TSH was detected above 5.0 before it was medicated another 6 years ago. ... (0 replies)
... I had blood test done about a month ago. My tsh was 0.255 which was not in range. So I need another blood test for tsh, free t4, antibodies and etc. ... (0 replies)
... Ive been on anti-thyroid med for 7 weeks so far and bloodwork was done a couple days ago
TSH: 0.01 (range .34-5.0)
FT4: 1.77 (range .60-1.80)
Total T3: 185 (range 87-190)
TSH remained the same as before
FT4 went up from 1.2 to 1.77
Total T3 (not sure why he cares for this test, instead of FT3) went up as well. From 160 to 185. (0 replies)
... I would appreciate any advice you can offer me. My thyroid problems began in early 80's when I gained 25 lbs in one month. Was diagnosed at that time as having Hypothyroidism and was put on Synthroid. Years later, a doctor told me he did not feel like I had a real thyroid problem and I was taken off of Synthroid. No thyroid medication for several years and everything was fine... (1 replies)
... I just called the office and got the numbers.
TSH- 0.255 (range 0.450-4.500)
Free T4 -1.75 (range 0.82- 1.77)
There is no Free T3. I think my PCP did not order that one.
I am 2months Postpartum so my doctor ordered another check up test after 2 months.
Does the number look bad?? (5 replies)
... Hi, just Got my test result with
I'm on 200mcg daily
Had a complete thyroidotomy 7 years ago.
I need help interpreting my situation. pls help. (1 replies)
... Hi all I need some help with my results. I am ill with some very very perplexing symptoms. Here are my thyroid results. Please see if you can relate them with my illness.
Free T3 3.97 pg/ml 1.71-3.71
Free T4 1.26 ng/dl 0.70-1.48
TSH 1.39 µIU/ml 0.35-4.94
Some of my issue are heat intolerance, tachycardia, anxiety, insomnia, headaches, weight loss, severe fatigue. I... (2 replies)
... I'm 20 months PP. I've had severe hair loss, change in skin, trouble sleeping, trouble concentrating, and on occassion my mood gets a bit down, night sweats, cold all the time. I had my doctor check for anemia and thyroid issues. I didn't post all items but below are some I believe are of importance. May I also note that I have a lump on right side under jaw line (not... (2 replies)
... Hello I am new to the board,
I was referred to a rheumatologist for joint paint, swelling, alopecia, very heavy painful periods and fatigue. My labs came back normal and he sent me on my way telling me to continue taking iron and come back if my fingers swell up again.
When I reviewed my labs I noticed that my thyroid tests were all on the low or high ends of normal:
TSH:... (2 replies)
... Over the last few year I've have extreme fatigue, 30 lbs in weight gain, and thinning hair, I also have had a constant non-stop ringing in my left ear for over a year, leg cramps, really achy joints, brain fog. So last week I paid to have my own thyroid blood work done so I could make an appt with a Dr. (I don't have insurance) and bring the results with me, I'm not sure what... (0 replies)
... My results show that TSH is within 'normal' range at 1. ... (7 replies)
... Your most recent blood test shows that your TSH is coming down, which means the medication is starting to work. Most people seem to feel best when their TSH is between 0.5 and 1.5, so you still have a way to go. ... (6 replies)
... I had a blood test on Monday and originally they only tested my t4 and t3 not my TSH but I pushed to get a TSH result but now I'm confused. ... (1 replies)