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... TSH with reflex to FT4" means that the lab will first run a test for TSH only. ... (1 replies)
... eteran of hypothyroid disease.. 53 yo male... 6'3" 200 lbs.. I use to be an athlete and a carpenter.. I've weighed as much as 245.. puffy faced and all that goes with it.. including degenerative disk disease... another ongoing problem. ... (1 replies)
... lear again. Felt good had great energy. Diet was working, etc. In the past 3 months I have been fatigued again. Gaining weight. Not sleeping well, dry rough skin with thinning hair. Went in this week to talk to the doctor. I could have sworn my levels were low. ... (1 replies)

... Ok, I have a hard time understanding all this, please help me to understand: first, if my thyroid has been removed, am I still considered to have Graves? And if so, what is gained by thyroid removal? And, how do TSI antibodies come in to play when you're without a thyroid compared to when you HAVE a thyroid? Thanks for helping me understand this :) (9 replies)
... TSH with reflex to FT4" means that the lab will test only your TSH. If it comes back out of range, only then will the FT4 be measured. This is NOT the best way to monitor thyroid levels. ... (9 replies)
... TSH with Reflex FT4 1.58 . ... (8 replies)
... As for "TSH cascade"... It's a method of testing with a "cascade" effect. ... (4 replies)
... Your TSH is much lower than healthy people have on average. Even though it's technically within range, it still merits additional tests... Free T4 is a must. ... (1 replies)
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... No. TSH with reflex to FT4 means that they first test only TSH, which is a pituitary hormone. If it comes back in abnormal range, only then do they run the direct FT4 measurement. ... (4 replies)
... several complex cystic nodules with the largest measuring .5 cm. ... (2 replies)
... I suspect your thyroid is okay, since, the results are as you'd expect from taking thyroid meds when your thyroid is normal. T4 and T3 go up, TSH goes down. ... (4 replies)
... layer since I was able to walk, always healthy, no issues of any kind up until about 2 years ago at age 16. Around that time, being a high school lacrosse player with a bright future ahead of me in sports, my health seemed to change. The first problem I began to have was constantly being EXHAUSTED. ... (4 replies)
... The test might be "TSH with reflex to FT4". That just means they test only for TSH and then test for FT4 only if TSH comes back out of range. This is not adequate! You absolutely need a free T4 in addition to the TSH. Insist upon it. ... (7 replies)
... However, he must not understand the right way to prescribe Armour, or else he would know that TSH is totally unreliable for monitoring dosage. The T3 component of the med keeps TSH artificially suppressed. ... (1 replies)
... Hello all! I am wondering if I should ask for more testing regarding my thyroid, my tsh came back at 2.75 with a range of .35 to 5.50. I thought the doctor was ordering tsh plus ft4, but it was ordered as tsh with reflex. ... (1 replies)
... What should I be following up with and what does it mean? ... (6 replies)
... TSH with reflex to FT4" means that the lab will test only your TSH. If it comes back out of range, only then will the FT4 be measured. This is NOT the best way to monitor thyroid levels, especially for someone with Graves' disease. ... (3 replies)
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... TSH with reflex to free T4" means that they check TSH first. Only if it comes back out of range do they proceed to check FT4. Your TSH is still within range, so they didn't do the FT4. ... (3 replies)
... The "TSH with reflex" means that they run the TSH, and only run the FT4 if the TSH is out of range. ... (11 replies)


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