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Test results for confirming 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 :   Hi
User :   I was diagnosed with Hypothyroid
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   but I have some doubts regarding my tests
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status,
User :   In my tests,
User :   TSH = 6.2,Free T4= 1.5 and Total T3= 203
User :   My age : 27
Doctor :   k
User :   married
User :   for hypothyroid,
Doctor :   yeah its hypo
User :   TSH will be high,T4 will be either normal or abnormal ...but T3 will be in the normal range ..right?
Doctor :   not always the case
User :   but my T3 is above the normal range
User : i having both hypo and hyper at the same time?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   r u into medications?
User :   yeah
User :   i am taking 75mg levothyroxin
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   fine
Doctor :   ur T3 can be more
User :   my doctors have ignored my T3 tests and told me to take only TSH and T4 tests to decide my dosage
User :   is it is ok with my T3?
Doctor :   but it will come to normal soon
Doctor :   yaeh its k
User :   but they are not even told me to test T3 also
Doctor :   k

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