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Old 01-13-2010, 11:26 AM   #1
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Thyroid Function test

I think I may have an underactive thyroid gland but I am not sure at the moment. I was tested for this in 2008 the test resuls came back and were,

Serum TSH Level 1.56
Serum Free T4 Level 11.8

However, the last 6 months I have been feeling depressioned and I have had no energy. My hair has started thinning I have been constipationed for ever also have the following, dry skin, weight gain, always feel cold.

I went back to my doctors to day and told him that I think I may have a thyroid problem he said you need to go and have some more blood test done,

So could anyone please let me know what you think on this matter.

Thank you.

 
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Old 01-13-2010, 12:27 PM   #2
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Hi
Jusyt waiting for my results .Do you feel really awful.

 
Old 01-13-2010, 12:46 PM   #3
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Re: Thyroid Function test

Do you have the ranges that came with that free T4 test you had done?

Ask for another free T4 as well as a free T3 and you should also test your ferritin, vitamin D and B12 levels. And ask for the thyroid antibody tests, TPO and TG. This will give you a better idea of what your thyroid function is.

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