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Tested for thyroid stimulating hormone. What are the findings?

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I did a TSH test and this is the result.

Method = C.L.I.A
Value and unit = 1.95┬ÁIU/ml
Reference range = 0.30 - 5.5

What does this mean? Do I have to undergo further tests to know if i have thyroid issues?

Posted Wed, 20 Feb 2013 in Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
Answered by Dr. Rahul Tawde 1 hour later
Thanks for writing in. Your TSH report is in normal range. TSH is the most sensotive indicator of thyroid status. In hypothyroidism TSH values are above normal and in hyperthyroidism they are suppressed. So if TSH is normal then thyroid function is normal. So no additional test is required.
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