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Symptoms of hypothyroidism - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   hi
User :   I was doing some research on sicknesses and I happened to look up hypothyroidism and all the symptoms that was listed except 2 of them are all symptoms I experience but they said a simple blood work would show it, but I haved blood taken before when I went to college and when I got my drivers licenes wouldn't it have showed up there, or wouldn't it show up unless the dr. is looking for it?
Doctor :  
how can i help u?
User :   I was doing some research on sicknesses and I happened to look up hypothyroidism and all the symptoms that was listed except 2 of them are all symptoms I experience but they said a simple blood work would show it, but I haved blood taken before when I went to college and when I got my drivers licenes wouldn't it have showed up there, or wouldn't it show up unless the dr. is looking for it?
Doctor :  
yes that is a special test
Doctor :  
u should ask for thyroid profile
User :   ok
Doctor :  
t3,t4 levels and tsh
User :   do u know if normal insurances will cover that cost?
Doctor :  
i dont know
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