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Old 09-27-2012, 06:16 PM   #1
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Lab Results Need Interpretation

I had the right side of my thyroid removed. No cancer found. Here are my lab results

My FT4 result was .63 with a range of .51-1.75 ng/dl
TSH result 2.07 with a range of .24 - 4.82 uIU/mL

Can anyone tell me if this falls in normal ranges?

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Old 09-28-2012, 09:56 AM   #2
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Re: Lab Results Need Interpretation

No, not really. Your FT4 is pretty low. If you have symptoms of hypothyroidism, you would benefit from supplementing with prescription thyroid hormone.
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Old 10-03-2012, 06:11 PM   #3
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Re: Lab Results Need Interpretation

I'm a newbie here, so I can't be of tons of help. But from what I've read, thats a pretty low FT4. The range on my lab results actually goes from 0.8-2.2. The TSH is higher, but still within "normal range". However, I've read that a TSH above 2 will make you feel sluggish, and people usually feel best within the 1 range. Some new studies as of 2003 have suggested the TSH range actually be moved to 0.3-3.0. So some doctors disagree on what the optimal range lab results have the same range though.

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