... Thank you for your reply! Yes, the tech showed me the note on her prescription pad - I-131. He said they never would have done it, but had to get her to change it over the phone before they could do the right one. The only labs I have had were run by my internist who referred me to the Endo, so they were the bare bones ones she runs on all female patients in their 40s. I... (7 replies)
... my tsh, 3rd generation is 17.77 I am on synthroid 88mcg, do you think I need to increase my dosage, what are the effects of such a high range? ... (0 replies)
... what is the normal result of tsh 3rd generation result 9. ... (0 replies)
... TSH 3rd generation is not much, if any, different from the other TSH you had done. "3rd generation" is simply the method used to perform the test. ... (2 replies)
... My new doctor wants me get a test called TSH, 3rd generation. What is that exactly? ... (2 replies)
... TSH Third Generation 5. ... (9 replies)
... Thank you! You are a fountain of knowledge!
Nornie (2 replies)
... TSH 3rd generation refers to a TSH test that is very accurate to a particular standard. ... (2 replies)
... Just curious....does anyone know what it means when on lab results it says "TSH (3rd Generation)"?
Nornie (2 replies)
... hey won't call unless there is a problem, and another receptionist asked if the Dr was SUPPOSE to call me back. From what i found online and my results saying my TSH is 'out of range' i'm concerned. ... (3 replies)
... Okay. It definitely Sounded like hypot to me.
You need to make sure that you get your
TSH 3rd Generation
Is there a family history of thyroid issues? Your history smacked of puberty activated Hashimoto's. It can take years to destroy the thyroid enough to impact you thyroid function. I am glad that the ENDO you saw was... (13 replies)
... No. This is an answer to your title question. Your closing question warrants a MAYBE leaning toward YES. Why?
You need a full thyroid panel to re it out. Not the pituitary glands one sided view of your thyroid function. You should also check into your adrenal function at the same time.
Standard thyroid function panel:
TSH 3rd generation
Free T4... (1 replies)
... I do not sleep good at night. Now I am aching all over. I do have osteoarthritis. I have mild degenerative disks in T4 T5 and T6 in my neck. Through the years my TSH was always what they call in normal limits. ... (3 replies)
... Unfortunately this not a good set of tests. To really get a picture of what's going on you need to have free thyroid levels (FT4 and FT3) tested. But if you don't have nervousness, weight loss, tremors, insomnia etc. you probably aren't truly hyperT (and dose reduction isn't necessary) but you should keep an eye on this - you may be shifting towards hyperT. (12 replies)
... Sure, here goes: (this is what the lab report says)
TSH, 3rd Generation: 0.07 (and designates L for Low)-does not give a reference range
T4 (Thyroxine), Total: 10.0. reference range: 4.5-12.0
Free T4 Index (T7): 3.1, reference range: 1.4-3.8
T3 Uptake: 31, reference range, 22-35%
I did recall reading something about how the thyroid can leak due to the Hashimoto's. Just... (12 replies)
... Well, if anything, your bloodwork shows you leaning towards hyPOthyroidism....most healthy people have FreeT4 and FreeT3 levels in the upper half, if not the upper third of the range.
YOur FreeT4 level is well below mid-range and your FreeT3 level is just under mid-range.
How about sharing some of your symptoms? Many hypo/hyper symptoms overlap.
And, have you ever... (16 replies)
... Tsh 3rd generation 0.575 0. ... (16 replies)
... TSH, 3RD GENERATION 0. ... (16 replies)
... tsh 3rd generation 1. ... (25 replies)
Thank you so much for you post. Does it sound like they are going in the right direction with the nodule? I'm scared to death of the FNA. Does it hurt? I was so uncomfortable with just the ultrasound probe on my neck. I will find out my exact # for t3 and t4. My tsh(3rd generation) is 1.2. (25 replies)