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Old 04-28-2012, 12:21 PM   #3
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samantha1966 HB User
Re: Please help, I don't know whats happening to me

Originally Posted by FinnMaid View Post
I think you have your FT4 and FT3 (I hope those really are FREE Ts, not total ie. "plain" Ts) results mixed Do you have reference ranges for these? Were these results after being on the 75 mcgs? How long were you on it? You probably needed a higher dose as your TSH was above 2, your actual thyroid hormone levels are probably on the low side and you clearly have symptoms. Eight weeks on medication is a short time and it usually takes longer to recover fully but you need to get those levels right for You to get rid of those symptoms.
Thanks for your reply, oooooo I dont know if they were free t3 and free t4 i asked the doc for t3 and t4 results and thats what she shouted out to me.

Heres the results after taking 50mcg for 4 weeks

tsh 2.55 0..5 - 5.5
t4 4.3 10.5 - 20.0
t3 13.6 3.5 - 6.5

doc then gave me 75mcg, which is what I have been on for the last 4 weeks, having blood test in two weeks to check levels but in mean time I went back a few days ago complaining again and she said that I could have and extra 25mcg. So I will start 100mcg tomorrow.

Sorry for being so nutty.Have i written the wrong things in, do you think they are free t3 and free t4 result, if its ft4 and ft3 then are these the levels?

tsh 0.5 -5.5
ft4 0.8 - 1.8
ft3 2.3 - 4.2


Last edited by samantha1966; 04-28-2012 at 12:33 PM.