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Old 09-06-2003, 11:11 AM   #1
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I've had an enlarged thyroid for at least 30 years from radiation as an infant. Scan and 2 ultrasounds show enlarged thyroid with no nodules. I really think I'm hypothyroid, but tests have been normal. However, numbers for normal have changed. What tests do I ask for tomorrow? I'm assuming Tsh, T4 and antibodies, but what else? Thanks. Fish

 
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Old 09-06-2003, 11:16 AM   #2
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Almost everyone that has had radiation treatments in the neck area eventually go hypothyroid. These are the tests everyone here says are the most important:

TSH
Free T3
Free T3
antibodies

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