Patient Comments: Thyroid Blood Tests � Hypothyroidism Diagnosis

What were the results of your thyroid blood tests?

Comment from: yakay1, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: June 23

My thyroid blood test results are, T4 free 0.9 and TSH with reflex to FT4 6.59. I had a partial thyroidectomy in 2000. I have not had to take any thyroid medications at all yet. I had hyperthyroidism then. I called the doctor to see if these results were good for a visit.

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Comment from: navymom, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: April 25

As per my thyroid blood tests my T3 is 2.1 and T4 is 0.7 and my THS was 1.710, normal. My doctor is wanting to put me on a low dose of medication. I don't understand how all this works.

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Comment from: good old donna, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: January 27

My TSH test from December 2015 was 33.900. In September 2014 it was 3.57, similar to previous years. In February and March of 2014 I had 36 rounds of radiation therapy for breast cancer. I wonder if there is the possibility of the radiation causing the thyroid to shut down.

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Comment from: Avira9, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: November 17

I finally found a doctor who would listen. For probably 30 years I have had Hashimoto's disease, and have only just discovered it. Conservative doctors do not order the right blood tests, or hear the word 'fatigue'. My TSH is in the normal range, therefore, end of story. Testing my T4 and T3 was never an option after that, nor was testing for thyroid antibodies. Now I have it in print from the pathology service that high levels of thyroid antibodies are characteristic of Hashimoto's disease. My thyroglobulin antibody is 866 percent higher than normal and the thyroid peroxidase is 97 percent (so just within the normal range). Just find a doctor who will listen; not necessarily an endocrinologist either.

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Comment from: lindalou, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: November 03

On 5-28-14 I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. TSH is 20.76, T4 0.84 and T3-82. May of this year only TSH test done and it is 1.12 now, and that is quite a drop.

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Comment from: Smita , 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: May 30

My thyroid blood test results are, T3 0.26 ng/ml and T4 1.29ug/dl.

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Comment from: byrd, 19-24 Female (Caregiver) Published: March 20

My thyroid blood test result should have been under 3.8, it was 16.

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Comment from: selva, 7-12 Female (Caregiver) Published: February 23

My thyroid blood test results are FT3 2.26 PG/ML, FT4 1.58 NG/DL, and TSH 0.55 MIU/L.

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Comment from: kathy, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: October 13

My T3 was 26 and T4 was 9.10. I am on 25 mg of thyroid medication. I can't lose weight and am staying tired all the time. I wonder if my doctor should increase my medicine.

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Comment from: Gail, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: February 24

My blood tests have been in normal ranges but I have multiple symptoms of hypothyroidism like chronic constipation, chronic cold intolerance that is getting worse, very dry skin, chronic pain from tendonitis, bursitis and now fibromyalgia, insomnia, depression and can gain weight very easily.

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