T3 And T4 Levels

About "T3 And T4 Levels"

T3 (Triiodothyronine) and T4 (Thyroxine) are hormones produced by the thyroid gland. The average level of T3 is 80 to 180 ng/dL, and T4 is 4 to 12 ug/dL. Increase or decrease in this levels causes metabolic disorders like hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

Related Terms: Tsh Level, Thyroid Problem, Hypothyroidism, Levothyroxine, Thyroid, Thyroid Dysfunction, Thyroid Function Test

Recently Answered Questions


My T3 and T4 levels are high. Can this mean I am pregnant, even though I never had sex before?
Query: Hello doctor,I recently had my thyroid test done. I am attaching the reports of the same. The note reads that a physiological rise in total T3 and T4 levels are seen in pregnancy and patients on steroids. Does it mean that I am pregnant? I am worried, as I am unmarried and have never had sex before.  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode
Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your thyroid profile is entirely normal and it is not at all suggestive of pregnancy, so stop worrying about it. This amount of variation is acceptable. The note you read, just says that if som...  Read Full »
 
What can be done for gum bleeding associated with choanal bleeding?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 43-year-old female and have been suffering from gum bleeding and recently had episodes of posterior choanal bleeding, I was examined by a dentist and ENT surgeon and they could not find any abnormality. I am a hypothyroid patient and I had to stop taking medicine for it due to...  Read Full »
Dr. Elina Angelova Beleva
Hematologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, from what I see from the results (attachment removed to protect patient identity) is the presence of low T3 and T4 levels with elevated TSH at the same time. It means that your thyroid function is deprived again and you need to re-start hormone replacement the...  Read Full »
 
Could my father's bradycardia be linked to his thyroid gland disorder?
Query: Hello doctor, My father was diagnosed with thyroid gland disorder wherein T3 and T4 levels come as normal in results while TSH is pretty much high. Sometimes, the TSH value rises to 100. He has been on Levothyroxine or Eltroxin 100 mcg for the last 17 to 18 years now. Lately, he was hospitalized f...  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode
Cardiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, from the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) it appears that he is having bradycardia and sinus arrhythmia, but no tachycardia. So, according to me, electrophysiology (EP) studies may be helpful, but not necessary. It could be due to thy...  Read Full »
 
What should I do to get a normal TSH level?
Query: Hi doctor, Last year, when I checked my thyroid profile my T3 and T4 were in normal range. But, my TSH level was greater than 150 (normal range 0.35 - 5.50). My doctor prescribed me 100 mg Eltroxin. After three months, my T3 181.7 (normal range 60 -180) and T4 15.2 (normal range 4.50 - 12.60). T3 an...  Read Full »
Dr. Deep Dutta
Endocrinologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please ensure that you take medicines daily in the empty stomach, at least 1 hour before any food. If you miss your thyroid medicine today, you can take two tablets tomorrow to ensure that you take 30 tablets in 30 days of the month. Even missing 1 or 2 doses in a month w...  Read Full »
 
I have a low functioning thyroid which my doctor is unable to regulate. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I have been searching for answers for over three years. The past two years, my quality of life on a scale of 1 to 10, has been a 2. I am grasping at anything to find the answers. My doctors have not helped. I was diagnosed 15 years ago with fibro/CFIDS, and very low thyroid, which they...  Read Full »
Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey
Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. I will try to address each point one by one. You have been labeled as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). It is a diagram of exclusion, and there are no effective meds except sometimes treatment with antivirals have been seen effective. However jo...  Read Full »
 
Will low T4 levels affect the baby's brain development during the first 5 weeks of pregnancy?
Query: Hi doctor, I am five weeks pregnant now. Currently, my T3 is 1.05 ng/mL, T4 is 5.0 μg/dL, TSH is 27.62 μIU/mL. I started Thyronorm 75 mcg today. What if my T4 was low from the past five weeks? Has it affected my baby already? Will it affect the baby's brain development?  Read Full »
Dr. Shaikh Sadaf
Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query about your thyroid function test results, and it appears that you have hypothyroidism. I would like to say that even if you were diagnosed at five weeks, it does not cause brain damage to your baby so quickly. Besides, your T4 and T3 are still ...  Read Full »
 
My TSH is 7.19. Shall I plan pregnancy?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years old and having a kid. Currently, my TSH value is 7.19. I am using 75 mg thyroid medicine. How much dosage should I take? I am planning for another kid. Shall I plan for a pregnancy at this stage?  Read Full »
Dr. Deep Dutta
Endocrinologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is important not to miss any dose. It is important to take your medication in an empty stomach and at least 45 minutes before food. It is advisable to keep thyroid-stimulating hormone TSH less than 2.5 mU/L before planning for pregnancy. Please repeat T4 and TSH after ...  Read Full »
 
How can I prevent the 9-mm thyroid nodule from growing?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old female. Recently, I had a high blood pressure onset that lasted for four days. In addition to this, I am stressed, tired and not looking or feeling well as I have a very engaging and stressful job. During the days of high blood pressure, I went to see a doctor, and ...  Read Full »
Dr. Shaikh Sadaf
Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and from what you have mentioned it appears that you have a benign thyroid nodule which is less than the size required for the criteria for a surgery. Therefore, your doctor plans to prevent it from growing further by giving you T...  Read Full »
 
Can a double dose of Levothyroxine help until I get to see a doctor?
Query: Hello doctor, I got my lab results recently. I have an appointment with the thyroid doctor in a week. I am afraid of going to the ER plus I have muscle spasms, body jerks, and confusion. Two days ago, I took a double levothyroxine dose of 125 mcg. Yesterday, I added 5 mcg synthetic T3, ma...  Read Full »
Dr. Shaikh Sadaf
Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and from what you have mentioned it appears that you have hypothyroidism. I suggest that you take tablet Levothyroxine 50 mcg once daily keeping in mind your age and based on your weight and lab results. Consult your specialist doct...  Read Full »
 
Is my thyroid function test report normal?
Query: Hi doctor, All of a sudden, my skin has become very dry, but it was oily before. So, I got a thyroid profile done, and the values are T3 1.35, T4 12.4, and TSH 0.77.  Read Full »
Dr. Shaikh Sadaf
Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I just read your query about your thyroid function test, and it appears that you have a normal thyroid function. Although it would have been better if you had mentioned the units of each as well.Nonetheless, I would advise you to repeat your thyroid function test after...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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