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  1. Thyroid Uptake
    ... blood. The test is used mainly to calculate the Free Thyroxine Index (aka FTI or T7)." Calculated tests like this...

  2. can someone help me with my lab results????
    ... 0.85L (0.9-1.8) FREE T3 = 2.8 (2.3-4.2) THYROXINE T4 = 5.9 (4.5-10.9) TSH = 2.09 (0...

  3. Can someone help with my test results please?
    ... Uptake 34.2 (24 - 35) Thyroxine (T4) 5.2 (4.5 - 12.5) ... Free Thyroxine Index 1.8 (1.1 - 4.4) TSH Ultra...
    ... Uptake 34.2 (24 - 35) Thyroxine (T4) 5.2 (4.5 - 12.5) ... Free Thyroxine Index 1.8 (1.1 - 4.4) TSH Ultra...
    ... Uptake 34.2 (24 - 35) Thyroxine (T4) 5.2 (4.5 - 12.5) ... Free Thyroxine Index 1.8 (1.1 - 4.4) TSH Ultra...

  4. Can someone help with my test results please?
    ... Uptake 34.2 (24 - 35) Thyroxine (T4) 5.2 (4.5 - 12.5) ... Free Thyroxine Index 1.8 (1.1 - 4.4) TSH Ultra...

  5. Thyroid Nodules in both lobes
    ... mine .508 last month it was .700 Antibodies was neg Thyroxine 5.2-11.3 mine 11.6 last month it was 10.5 FTI 5.2...

  6. how to check your own thyroid function
    ... thyroid function--that is, determining the ability of thyroxine to enter the cells and influence metabolism--the BBT...

  7. Funny taste
    ... thyroxine ... 25mcg a day for 2 weeks , then 50 grms for 2...
    ... but mine seems to last a while!! im on 100 mcg of thyroxine though!1...

  8. Sore eyes in mornings?
    ... labs done, including the Total T3, Total T4, Free Thyroxine Index, TSH, and Thyroid Uptake tests are all worthless...

  9. Interpretation of Free T4
    ... endo. He doesn't know that as he won't give me more thyroxine (synthroid). I was on 0.088 synthroid when i had...

  10. midwest -- what is thyroid myopathy?
    ... is caused by the thyroid gland producing too much thyroxine . Its symptoms include weakening and wasting of the ... Hypothyroid myopathy is caused by the underproduction of thyroxine and results in muscle weakening in the legs and arms...

  11. High TSH with Graves Disease anyone?
    ... 1.92 ABNORMAL HIGH - Reference Range .70 - 1.79 Thyroxine - 9.0 - NORMAL - Reference Range 4.5 - 12.0 ... ABNORMAL HIGH - 1.96 - Reference Range .70 - 1.79 Thyroxine - NORMAL - 9.8 - Reference Range 4.5 - 12.0 Prolactin...

  12. hypo n hatin it
    ... i cant get into the habit of rememberin to tek my thyroxine , sometimes i leave it for up2 2 weeks and then someone...

  13. new lab results......
    ... 36.1 (Reference interval: 32.0 - 48.4, Units: %) Thyroxine (T4): 7.37 (Ref interval: 6.09 - 12.23, Units: ug ... /dL) Free Thyroxine Index: 6.66 (Ref interval: 5.93 - 13.13, Units: index ... 40.8 (Reference interval: 32.0 - 48.4, Units: %) Thyroxine (T4): 8.05 (Ref interval: 6.09 - 12.23, Units: ug ... /dL) Free Thyroxine Index: 8.22 (Ref interval: 5.93 - 13.13, Units: index...

  14. Blood test today
    ... results , it is in the post to me :) ) Started Thyroxine for 2 weeks / 25mcg a day for next 2 weeks /...
    ... write to us if you run into a problem with taking your thyroxine ! Judy[/FONT]...
    ... that I want to go off my long spiel about not liking thyroxine (Synthroid). It's a sore subject with me. Just keep...

  15. Help Newly diagnosed so many SYMPTHOMS
    ... Free. What are the names of the others tests? I see Thyroxine , T4 Total. He did not put a check mark next to that...

  16. More Help Needed -
    ... will be useful to me,,, or if i can take it with my thyroxine .... Thanks everyone...
    ... which are from the supplements and which are from the thyroxine . Let the thyroxine do 'its thing'... Your symptoms...

  17. where can you get GOOD lab ranges?
    ... T3 TOTAL Reference Range .70 - 1.79 ng/mL Thyroxine Reference Range 4.5 - 12.0 mcg/dL Testosterone...

  18. Advice needed
    ... Lisa, Please clarify. Are you currently taking thyroxine or not? If so, what dose? If your dose is too high ... without the TH measurements. If you are not taking thyroxine , K9Mom is right... your thyroid would then be considered...
    ... Hi Midwest Yes i am currently on thyroxine . I am on 100MG, but my periods had stopped long before ... underactive thyroid, and the doctor said that now i am on thyroxine my hormones should level out, but i have been on thyroid...

  19. Another hypoT question....
    ... 40.8 (Reference interval: 32.0 - 48.4, Units: %) Thyroxine (T4): 8.05 (Ref interval: 6.09 - 12.23, Units: ug ... /dL) Free Thyroxine Index: 8.22 (Ref interval: 5.93 - 13.13, Units: index...
    ... The Thyroxine (T4) test you had is not the most useful. T4 in the...

  20. New Here,, Please Help
    ... have heard that if u do not have hypo, and you take thyroxine that you are suppressing your own thyroid gland,, ... came of my med, would my thyroid be ruined, as the thyroxine i have been taking for 18months If i do have an...
    ... clinging onto hope, as i heard that once you start taking thyroxine , u damage your own thyroid,,, (Is this correct),,...

  21. Anyone else seem to "CYCLE" back and forth as Hypo??
    ... ABNORMAL HIGH) T3 TOTAL 1.96 HIGH Ref .7 - 1.79 HIGH Thyroxine (T4) 9.8 Ref 4.5 - 12.0 NORMAL My doc sent me for...
    ... ABNORMAL HIGH) T3 TOTAL 1.96 HIGH Ref .7 - 1.79 HIGH Thyroxine (T4) 9.8 Ref 4.5 - 12.0 NORMAL My doc sent me for...

  22. Thyax and Armour 3gr
    ... Diagnoised with under active thyroid 8yrs ago,and given thyroxine 25mg. Good God,the absolute worst medication anyone ... take,I felt worse on this stuff,I continued to take thyroxine thinking my system is not used to this as yet and ... glandulars. It seemed that U.K Doctors only prescribe Thyroxine and that people do feel unwell on this med. The Thyroid ... U.K support group gave thyroxine a 2 out of 10 and natural glandulars a 10 out of 10...
    ... feel better on natural dessicated med than they do on thyroxine only. It also seems that idiotic doctors are idiotic...
    ... see that you, like me are in the UK, I am prescribed Thyroxine for my under-active Thyroid - but I am an NHS patient ... . There was a time some years back when Thyroxine didnt seem to be working well for me, (although it...

  23. Need help interpreting test results!
    ... total? is on the up side, not too bad. Your free thyroxine index which is a calculation of your free T4 but not...
    ... 11 (0-34) thyroid antithyroglobulin 20 (0-40) thyroxine (t4) free, direct, s t4 free, direct 1.23 (.61...
    ... 11 (0-34) thyroid antithyroglobulin 20 (0-40) thyroxine (t4) free, direct, s t4 free, direct 1.23 (.61...

  24. Please help....hypothyroidism??
    ... 40.8 (Reference interval: 32.0 - 48.4, Units: %) Thyroxine (T4): 8.05 (Ref interval: 6.09 - 12.23, Units: ug ... /dL) Free Thyroxine Index: 8.22 (Ref interval: 5.93 - 13.13, Units: index...

  25. Checking for thyroid disease
    ... 40.8 (Reference interval: 32.0 - 48.4, Units: %) Thyroxine (T4): 8.05 (Ref interval: 6.09 - 12.23, Units: ug ... /dL) Free Thyroxine Index: 8.22 (Ref interval: 5.93 - 13.13, Units: index...
    ... 40.8 (Reference interval: 32.0 - 48.4, Units: %) Thyroxine (T4): 8.05 (Ref interval: 6.09 - 12.23, Units: ug ... /dL) Free Thyroxine Index: 8.22 (Ref interval: 5.93 - 13.13, Units: index...
    ... 40.8 (Reference interval: 32.0 - 48.4, Units: %) Thyroxine (T4): 8.05 (Ref interval: 6.09 - 12.23, Units: ug ... /dL) Free Thyroxine Index: 8.22 (Ref interval: 5.93 - 13.13, Units: index ... T3, this test measures the binding protiens. The Thyroxine T4 at 8.05 could point to hypo-T. The free Thyroxinie...

  26. Please help with Labs!!
    ... Blood tests: t-3 uptake: 24 Range 22-35 t-4 ( thyroxine ) Total 13.1 Range 4.5-12.5 Free t-4 index (t7) 3...
    ... I Blood tests: t-3 uptake: 24 Range 22-35 t-4 ( thyroxine ) Total 13.1 Range 4.5-12.5 Free t-4 index (t7) 3...

  27. where do we go from here??
    ... thyroid disorder. These were the results: Free Thyroxine 1.19 ng/dL TSH .77 Rheum. Factor - NEG Antinuclear...
    ... I agree with Chris that her FT4 (free thyroxine ) is probably slightly low, but I won't go so far as...

  28. Thyroid Peroxidase Question
    ... looking over my recent labs and noticed that my TPO ( thyroxine peroxidase) was 34. According to the ranges that would...

  29. Eye troubles from hypothyroid
    ... doc today, to see how much I need to increase the thyroxine , still not sleeping very well, and have a constant...

  30. Recalls
    ... on 3/12/04 and advise: TSH 232.60 (.40-5.80) Thyroxine T4 1.1 (5.0 - 12.0) T3 40.0 (70 -180) Thyroid...

  31. T3U test results
    ... free amounts of hormone and/or give the FTI (free thyroxine index) number, which is rarely used anyway. It just...
    ... Range .35-5.00 Free TI 8.2 Range 4.8-11.3 (Free Thyroxine index) Newest test results: 5/04 T3U 23 ...

  32. Questions please
    ... will have a TSH closer to or below 1 Your Free Thyroxine is right at mid range and should be higher. Your...

  33. uterine fibroid anyone?
    ... Hashi and multi-nodular goiter...and am currently on thyroxine for suppression and preparation for surgery. I never...

  34. Please Help Am I Nuts Or Is Dr?
    ... done in Oct. Thyroid Hormone Update 32 (23-37) Thyroxine Total 7.6 (4.5-10.9) TSH 0.89 (0.4-6.0) Dr...

  35. yeast infections and hypo??
    ... when I was diagnosed with Hashi (TSH 88) and got my Thyroxine . When I finally got TSH and fT4 within the reference...

  36. Urgent Help Please
    ... different things, my other endo wanted me to come of the thyroxine altogether, i wish someone can tell me what to do ... weight has crept up for msome reason... CAN TOO MUCH THYROXINE MAKE YOU GAIN WEIGHT PLEASE SOMEONE GIVE ME SOME...
    ... they do not perscribe Armour..... (i dont think) only thyroxine You mentioned Holistic, and osteopathic, what are...

  37. lab results
    ... test and total numbers, one can calculate the Free Thyroxine Index, so it is possible, contrary to what so many...

  38. Effexor
    ... my thyroid was also acting up...but when I went on thyroxine to aleviate the thyroid discomfort- both thyrioditis ... treatment for depression/anxiety and have been taking thyroxine for about 6 weeks... this time it is not giving me...

  39. Just Wondering-WHO AMONG US SUFFERS FROM ASTHMA AND/OR ALLERGIES?
    ... Hashimoto's ) and multi-nodular goiter. I am currently on thyroxine and am preparing for surgery to have my thyroid removed ... have more energy, and sleep less since going onto the thyroxine . I have heard that other latex allergy sufferers and...

  40. hypo labs - T4 falling? Frustrated!
    ... sample of your blood can tell your dr your levels of thyroxine , TSH and TRAb. TSH, which the pituitary gland produces ... very low level in Graves disease, while your level of thyroxine is usually elevated. That's because TRAb, an abnormal ... Radioactive iodine uptake. Your body needs iodine to make thyroxine . By giving you a small amount of radioactive iodine ... indicates your thyroid gland is producing too much thyroxine , as is the case in Graves' disease. So the tests...

  41. Need Urgent Help
    ... endo is saying that is fine. Here they are Free Thyroxine 16 TSH 0.01 FSH 9.6 LH 5.4 Im sorry but...
    ... If you have the lab's normal range for Free thyroxine , post it. But if that Free thyroxine number is not...

  42. Hospital tomorrow- Help. need advice
    ... ones),,, My endo suggested that i stopped taking my thyroxine altogether to see if i really have got an underactive...
    ... i go on... Have you ever known anybody to come of thyroxine ,,, i have been on it a year,,, i am just so scared ... working wouldnt my levels be double, as the added thyroxine ,,, but he said he didnt know..... I dont supose you...

  43. Eggs- Thyroxine
    ... It's best to take thyroxine (or any thyroid med) on an empty stomach. One hour ... before or two to three hours after a meal. Taking thyroxine on a full stomach can interfere with absorbtion of ... like some cholesterol lowering drugs. If you take thyroxine at the same time as these meds, the thyroxine will...

  44. I Can not cope Anymore
    ... results are as follows: (this was before being put on thyroxine ) T4 8.9 TSH 7.79, are these normal, of low Please...
    ... no cure, and you will need to replace your body's thyroxine for the rest of your life. You can find out if you ... long to say it's transient. If you've been on thyroxine for 2 years, you should be feeling better. If you...

  45. Yes, someone else needs help w/ lab results!
    ... 1.8 T3 Free - 2.30 - 4.20 T3 Total - .70 - 1.79 Thyroxine (T4) - 4.5 - 12.0 Judging by your labs and knowing...

  46. High T3 associated with HypO??? New Labs...Someone please give me a hand with these.
    ... 1.92 ABNORMAL HIGH - Reference Range .70 - 1.79 Thyroxine - 9.0 - NORMAL - Reference Range 4.5 - 12.0 Here ... ABNORMAL HIGH - 1.96 - Reference Range .70 - 1.79 Thyroxine - NORMAL - 9.8 - Reference Range 4.5 - 12.0 Prolactin...

  47. spin vs. truth: re Cytomel & Armour
    ... seen reference to anything other than inappropriate thyroxine (T4) treatment causing such loss. I found an journal...

  48. Is this Grave's Disease?
    ... are my labs. My TSH in February was 6.88. My T-4 ( thyroxine ) was 6.7 in April, and my TSH was .08 in April. In...

  49. Please help with tests results!
    ... antibodies tests done instead. The uptake and total thyroxine are not useful....

  50. Maybe I have an underactive thyroid
    ... and T3, then you'll start to feel symptoms. T4 - Thyroxine . When the thyroid releases it into the blood, some...

  51. Could I get you to look at my Labs?
    ... 1.916 ref - 0.350 - 5.500 Thyroxine ( T4) 8.6 ref - 4.5 - 12.0 T3 ... 29 ref - 24 - 39 Free Thyroxine Index 2.5 ref - 1.2 - 4.9 Triiodothyronine...
    ... 1.916 ref - 0.350 - 5.500 Thyroxine ( T4) 8.6 ref - 4.5 - 12.0 T3 ... 29 ref - 24 - 39 Free Thyroxine Index 2.5 ref - 1.2 - 4.9 Triiodothyronine ... nearing 2 which throws up a red flag. Your Free thyroxine Index is a calculation of the free tests and not as...

  52. help with my counts
    ... TSH 2.785 (0.350 - 5.500) Thyroxine (T4) 8.9 (4.5 - 12.0) T3 Uptake ... 28 (24 - 39) Free Thyroxine Index 2.5 (1.2 - 4.9) From 5/4/04 ... TSH 0.78 (0.350 - 5.500) Thyroxine (T4) 11.4 (4.5 - 12.0) T3 Uptake 34 ... (24 - 39) Free Thyroxine Index 3.9 (1.2 - 4.9) Thanks, Jacq...
    ... TSH 2.785 (0.350 - 5.500) Thyroxine (T4) 8.9 (4.5 - 12.0) T3 Uptake ... 28 (24 - 39) Free Thyroxine Index 2.5 (1.2 - 4.9) From 5/4/04 ... TSH 0.78 (0.350 - 5.500) Thyroxine (T4) 11.4 (4.5 - 12.0) T3 Uptake 34 ... (24 - 39) Free Thyroxine Index 3.9 (1.2 - 4.9) Thanks, Jacq [FONT...
    ... TSH 2.785 (0.350 - 5.500) Thyroxine (T4) 8.9 (4.5 - 12.0) T3 Uptake ... 28 (24 - 39) Free Thyroxine Index 2.5 (1.2 - 4.9) From 5/4/04 ... TSH 0.78 (0.350 - 5.500) Thyroxine (T4) 11.4 (4.5 - 12.0) T3 Uptake 34 ... (24 - 39) Free Thyroxine Index 3.9 (1.2 - 4.9) Thanks, Jacq Have...

  53. What are my risks?
    ... Results: 34.2 Reference Range: 23.4------36.2 T4 ( thyroxine ) thyroxine Results: 6.9 Reference Range: 5.2...
    ... only other marginally revealing test you had was T4 thyroxine . The low normal T4 thyroxine indicates that the all...

  54. Synthroid Reduction and Headaches
    ... Results on 4/1: TSH .177 T4 10.8 T3 Uptake 31 Free Thyroxine Index 3.3 T3 1.72...

  55. My story and some questions
    ... overt and subclinical hypothyroidism, and again during thyroxine (T4) therapy in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism...
    ... overt and subclinical hypothyroidism, and again during thyroxine (T4) therapy in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism...

  56. Something Interesting
    ... thyroid testing. Just thought I would pass it on. Thyroxine in blood is more tightly bound to serum proteins than...

  57. High T3, High TSH, Normal T4 - Please help with labs
    ... 1.92 HIGH ABNORMAL. Reference range .70 - 1.79 Thyroxine (t4) 9.0 NORMAL. Reference range 4.5 - 12.0 ...

  58. ANXIETY/PANIC ATTACKS-THYROID-"DYSAUTONOMIA"
    ... T3 Total 1.92 High Abnormal Ref. .70 - 1.79 - High Thyroxine 9.0 Normal Ref. 4.5 - 12.0 - Normal Prolactin...

  59. Dr. Guttler's newsletter, May 1st 2004
    ... cancer patient to become hypothyroid. You stay on Thyroxine while you are undergoing cancer testing. 3.Ultrasound...

  60. what do these labs mean?
    ... uptake 22 range 22-35 T-4 ( thyroxine ) total 16.3 range 4.5-12.5 free T4 index...
    ... uptake 22 range 22-35 T-4 ( thyroxine ) total 16.3 range 4.5-12.5 free T4 index...

  61. Please look at my lab results!
    ... This is the result. Free Thyroxine (T4) 1.0 Range 0.8-1.8 ...
    ... This is the result. Free Thyroxine (T4) 1.0 Range 0.8-1.8 ...

  62. DID Thyrodectomy, now hyper, why?Pl. helppp
    ... 15yrs ago. Doc now puts me on new dosage of med. thyroxine 125mcg. But had stopped taking it for i and half ... on observing for another 8 weeks before taking any thyroxine . Is it safe to do so? What if I go on hypo? Will...

  63. Can someone please help...
    ... 4.2 - 12.0) T-uptake = 37.2% (25.5 - 37.2) Free Thyroxine Index = 1.9 (1.3 - 3.4) TSH = 4.2 (0.4 - 4.2) ...
    ... 4.2 - 12.0) T-uptake = 37.2% (25.5 - 37.2) Free Thyroxine Index = 1.9 (1.3 - 3.4) TSH = 4.2 (0.4 - 4.2) ...

  64. Welcome to the hypo club
    ... what he got: TSH 61.959 T4, Free (Direct) .38 Thyroxine (T4) 2.0 Triiodothyronine (T3) 97 I am not overweight...
    ... 61 - 1.76) TSH 61.959 (Normal Range .350 - 5.500) Thyroxine (T4) 2.0 (Normal range 4.5 - 12.0) Triiodothyronine...

  65. Weight Issues
    ... diagnosis about 9 months ago, but I dont think the thyroxine has done that. The pill just gave me back enough...

  66. Test Results and Your Suggestions please!
    ... 1.916 reference 5.500 Thyroxine T4 8.6 " ... " 24 - 39 Free Thyroxine Index 2.5 " 1...
    ... 1.916 reference 5.500 Thyroxine T4 8.6 " ... " 24 - 39 Free Thyroxine Index 2.5 " 1 ... 85 - 205 (Flagged) [FONT=Comic Sans MS]Your Free Thyroxine Index is what concerns me. It appears to be on the...
    ... [FONT=Comic Sans MS]Your Free Thyroxine Index is what concerns me. It appears to be on the ... Free T3 and Free T4. [/FONT] Actually the Free Thyroxine Index is a calculation of Total T4 X T3 Uptake, its...

  67. Antibodies, anyone?
    ... try it, to tell the truth, but would need a chart of thyroxine equivalencies, which i assume exists, perhaps in one...

  68. Biopsy Results and my Numbers
    ... thyroid disease, and they are told that Synthroid brand thyroxine is the best drug to treat hypothyroidism. In a perfect ... had been started and maintained on the right dose of thyroxine or natural T4 med when the antibodies first appeared...

  69. Thryoid test interpretation
    ... are my results: T3 Total 227 for range of 72-170 Thyroxine 6.0 for range of 4.5-12.0 TSH 3rd Gen .484 for range...

  70. Lab Results - Please help Interpret!
    ... T3 Total - 1.92 HIGH - Normal Range is .7 - 1.79 Thyroxine 9.0 NORMAL - Normal Range is 4.5 - 12.0 On Oct 2,...

  71. new here need help
    ... t3 and free t4 test my doc started me on 25mcg of thyroxine sodium (thyronorm in india) i took the medicine...
    ... and they often work better for a lot of people than thyroxine (T4) alone. Since the thyroxine seemed as if it may ... If you can't get that, you really should give the thyroxine another try, because you do need it, and you'll get...
    ... fortunately. However, don't be too quick to give up on the thyroxine . It can work if the doctor is adept at working with...

  72. question about test results
    ... sick was tsh 1.559 t4 8.9 t3 uptake 27 free thyroxine index 2.4. i dont know what this means and if it could...
    ... sick was tsh 1.559 t4 8.9 t3 uptake 27 free thyroxine index 2.4. i dont know what this means and if it could ... are tsh 0.350-5.500 t4 4.5-12.0 t3 24-39 free thyroxine index 1.2-4.9...

  73. New, Confused, looking for directions...
    ... Thyroid Profile II TSH 1.916 Thyroxine (T4) 8.6 T3 Uptake 29 Free ... Thyroxine Index 2.5 Triiodothyronine (T3) ...

  74. Hashimotos Hypothyroid - am I getting worse?
    ... normal range? I am so confused! Once I was put on Thyroxine 13 years ago, I've felt basically "normal". My only...
    ... Many people who never do very well on synthetic thyroxine often improve tremendously on natural dessicated thyroid ... hormones that the human gland manufactures, while thyroxine contains only T4. T4 alone is probably OK for someone...
    ... waiting for this flare to go away, when a change from Thyroxine to Armour ( if it is available) might just help. ...

  75. New to the Boards - Help!!!!!!!!!
    ... ... for example, my endo told me that too much thyroxine can cause osteoporosis (hypo already causes this)...


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