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Taking thyroid medicine. What are the findings from the thyroid report? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Nov-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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User:Hello Dr
Doctor:How can I help you?
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I was taking thyroid medicne ,but left it an year back
User:i could feel some thryroid related symtoms and so got it tested
User:the reports are as following
User:T3 127.88
User:T4 9.5
User:and TSH 6.12
User:FT3 3.4
User:FT4 1.29
Doctor:Can You mention the normal ranges also please
User:T3 58-160
User:T4 4.8-11.72
User:TSH .33-5.55
User:FT3 2.3-4.2
User:FT4 .8-1.7
Doctor:all the results are within normal limits except TSH
Doctor:That could mean you have very minimal hypothyroidism
Doctor:You can wait and see
Doctor:Check the thyroid levels after one month
Doctor:if the TSH is still elevated i need to take some medicine for it?
Doctor:then you will have to take the medicines
Doctor:no not right now
User:but i have high tsh since long
Doctor:Yes, High TSH indicates subclinical hypothyroidism
Doctor:Please check TSH and free T3 T4 levels after one month
Doctor:and then consult an endocrinologist to see if you need any thyroid supplements
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:ya sure
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:Have a good day
Doctor:take care
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