... Hi all, follow-up lab work ordered plus some additional tests due to muscle/joint pain. My confusion and somewhat worry, lies in the elevated WBC. Do others experience elevations in their WBC labs with hashi's even though inflammation doesn't seem active? ESR and CRP considered to be good markers for inflammation yet both are at the lowest end of the range they could be. ... (3 replies)
... when I was 21. My TSH was a 6.4 and I felt horrible. ... (0 replies)
... My symptoms : weigh gain, hair loss, fatigue, poor sleep pattern. No treatment with eltroxin for last 6-8 months
Blood results : TSH <0.02
FT4 - 17.4
FT3 - 18.2
What is the next step? Should I restart the Thyroid replacement treatment or... (1 replies)
... After a total thyroidectomy, my endocrinologist put me on 200 mcg levothyroxine. Exactly 6 weeks after the procedure, my TSH was 0. ... (0 replies)
... Is it outside the realm of possibility that I could be symptomatic with a TSH of 3.0? ... (1 replies)
... ourney of trying to get a diagnosis with my symptoms. I originally went to my Dr. with symptoms assuming they were thyroid related. Of course, he tested only the TSH and it was normal so he wouldn't pursue anything else. ... (2 replies)
... o matter what I do, total loss of libido amongst many many other things these past few years and have only recently been referred to an Endocrinologist. Seems my TSH and free T3 are normal, but my free T4 is low. ... (0 replies)
... I've had hypothyroidism for 10 years. Last March the doctor lowered my dose of levothyroxin because of blood work results. I gained 27 pounds in five months and was extremely tired. After going to the doctors several of times after being persistent with bloodwork she raised my dosage back to what it was.
I've just had blood work. Here are the results.
TSH .59 (.6 -... (0 replies)
... Just diagnosed w/Graves Disease and Hyperthyroidism. Over past 10 wks., I have experienced 5 outbreaks on my face (twice requiring ER). I've been prescribed Prednisone each time which works but can't be prescribed long term. Two questions:
1. Has anyone else experienced facial outbreaks that accompany Graves Disease? My GP doesn't seem aware of the connection nor have I read... (0 replies)
... Ferritin: 81 (20-380) - ideal?
Iron: 57 (50-180) - too close to the low range?
TIBC: 330 (250-425) - I think this is good . . .
% Sat: 17% (15%-60%) - too close to the low range?
I had a thyroidectomy to address papillary cancer in April. I am a 48 year old male and weigh 240#.
4 months ago, when I was on 175 mcg of levothyroxine . . .
fT4: 1.6... (0 replies)
... I have been trying to stabilize my TSH, FT3 and FT4 for 4 years now.... what a frustrating path. ... (0 replies)
... Diagnosed with Hashimoto's in October of this year after initial TSH back in July was 4. ... (4 replies)
... Hey Midwest1 you're right! Erfa is awesome. No heart palps, a gentle lift.
But yes again--I start feeling lethargic with a TSH anywhere near 2 (now 1) and with my FT4 = at 10 and the lowest numer = 12 and FT3 = 4.2 and lowest number = 4--the dose isn't fully correcting.
So because I can't take T4--I thought adding 2.5 of Cytomel will stop the need to up the Erfa by... (5 replies)
... ied to start Synthroid 25 mcg, and this latest time I started with 12.5 mcg for a week, then moved to 25 mcg every morning, but each and every time I get to week 4 or 5 some terrible insomnia kicks in! ... (4 replies)
... Newbie here. I have been diagnosed with a multi-nodular goiter. Sent to endo. I am scheduled for a FIN this week on several of the nodules. Goiters and hypothyroidism run on my mother's side of the family. My test results:
TSH 0.66 mcV/mL 0.400 - 4.200 mcV/mL
T3Free 3.4 pg/mL 1.5 - 3.5 pg/mL
FT4 0.8 ng/dL 0.6 - 1.5 ng/dL
Anti-TPO 0.3 IV/mL 0.0 - 9.0... (0 replies)
... So I've been having problems with my thyroid for years now. Had blood work done in Feb of this year and then just a few days ago.
Would like help reading these tests results out because I have no idea how to.
Any help would be great thanks :)
Feb 2016 results
7.9 ug/dL range (4.5-12.0) (0 replies)
... Hi everyone,
Just wondering if anyone can give me a little bit of guidance regarding adding a bit of T3 to my T4-only medication. I have Hashimoto's, and am finding that T4-only medication just doesn't have me feeling well. I still have muscles aches, terrible insomnia, feel cold when other people aren't and my skin & hair feel & look like crap! I'm currently on Oroxine... (0 replies)
... remain very weak, tired, fatiqued, foggy etc etc and I while I know it takes time to adjust hormone dose, I would at least thought with the anemia improving and TSH down, I would feel some improvement in those symptoms but I don't. ... (2 replies)
... With my TSH fluctuating from normal high to normal low, and 'normal low' Frees, does it seem like my thyroid is sputtering out? ... (0 replies)
... In the last 6 months I can barely run 1 mile. ... (0 replies)