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Old 01-26-2011, 08:52 AM   #1
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Can these results mean pituitary problem?

I had these results recently:

Free T4 .58 (.58-1.38)
TSH 1.0 (.520-5.080)

I went back the the DR. yesterday and he said it probably was not hypoT or a pituitary disorder, but did relent and do a free T3 test.... no results back yet. He is also testing for rheumatoid arth. and lupus... not sure why.

I guess I just need reassurance- someone to tell me this is worth pursuing, or to move on with my life. I have had symptoms for hypoT for several years and am tired of being tired.

Please, any response would be appreciated. Thanks

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Old 08-03-2011, 11:16 AM   #2
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Re: Can these results mean pituitary problem?

My results were the same and my doc started testing for RA and Lupus, too. Tell him you want a referral to an Endocrinologist, that's what I did and the tests the Endo ran is showing pituitary issues.

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