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Thyroid Function Test

About "Thyroid Function Test"

Thyroid function test is the blood tests done to diagnose thyroid problems. It includes checking the levels of TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone), T3 (Triiodothyronine), T4 (Tetraiodothyronine), FT3 (Free T3), FT4 (Free T4), etc. This test can be done at any time of the day, as fasting is not needed.

Related Terms: Tsh Level, Hypothyroidism, Thyroid Problem, Thyroid, Prolactin Level, Anxiety, T3 And T4 Levels

Recently Answered Questions


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 »
 
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 »
 
Is there a permanent cure for hypothyroidism?
Query: Hello doctor, My wife is having hypothyroidism. She is having the TSH level of 13 miu/l. We had consulted a doctor and after few tests, the doctor suggested to take Thyroxine 100 mcg everyday morning on empty stomach. How long she needs to take the medication? Is there a permanent cure for this?  Read Full »
Dr. Shaikh Sadaf
Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query about your wife and her thyroid function test results. Well, she does seem to have hypothyroidism. But her dose seems to be a bit higher. Anyways, you must usually take it according to your body weight or the TSH values. Try to repeat the same ...  Read Full »
 
I am 9 months pregnant, and my total T3 is 208.57. Should I be worried?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 9 months pregnant, and I have some doubts with my recent free T3, T4, and TSH levels. My Triiodothyronine total (T3) is 208.57. What is it? Is it something to worry or is it normal? My TSH is under control, and it is 2.63 now.  Read Full »
Dr. Shaikh Sadaf
Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query about your pregnancy and your thyroid function test results. It appears that you have hyperthyroidism, but you are rightly treated for it since your TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) is normal. The slightly high T3 is not to be worried about, as ...  Read Full »
 
I am getting severe panic attacks without any reason. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old female. Recently, I had a breakup. Currently, I do not have a job and so, mentally I am feeling insecure. I am getting severe panic attacks for no reason. Even, I do not want to go out of my room. I feel sleepy all the time. Whenever I go out, I feel that I am going to...  Read Full »
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi
Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Recurrent severe panic attacks should be evaluated. Thyroid function tests should be done to rule out hyperthyroidism. Hyperthyroidism is an important cause of panic attacks. You have a fear of getting stroke or heart attack and this could b...  Read Full »
 
My period is irregular, heavy and prolonged. What are the cause and solution?
Query: Hello doctor, My period has become irregular to about three times a year and it has become heavy and prolonged, lasting more than two weeks unless stopped with drugs. I have done several ultrasound scans without seeing the cause except on one occasion of PID. I got treated still no improvement. Wha...  Read Full »
Dr. Uzma Arqam
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is better to have detailed investigations like a cervical smear, detailed outpatient hysteroscopic examination, thyroid function test, complete blood count, etc. Start iron supplements immediately and have a diet containing iron like apples and carrots. If you have b...  Read Full »
 
I have weak digestive system and underdeveloped body. Please advise.
Query: Hello doctor, My age is 22 years old. I have many more problems in my body. My digestive system is very weak, my body has not developed. I get confused with dark colors. I get tired very fast.  Read Full »
Dr. Alka
Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. For poor digestion, underdevelopment, and tiredness, you should perform a thyroid function test first because if the thyroid gland is not functioning properly there can be a presence of these symptoms. Take treatment only after proper diagnosis ...  Read Full »
 
Having thyroid, i am not able to reduce weight. Can you suggest any medicines?
Query: Hi doctor, My wife had three cesarean deliveries. She is not able to reduce weight in spite of all efforts. Her thyroid profile T3 is 3.05, T4 is 0.83 and TSH is 5.339. Please suggest whether any medication is required or not for thyroid.  Read Full »
Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary
Geriatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. From the available values, it appears that her thyroid function test is within normal limits, but slightly at lower side. No medication is required in regard to thyroid, as she does not have any symptoms related to...  Read Full »
 
Why are there muscle cramps after having had total thyroidectomy?
Query: Hello doctor, I had total thyroidectomy three months ago. I have been on 100 mcg Levothyroxine since day one. I feel always cold, body hair would shed more than normal, muscle cramps occur fairly easily, and low energy levels. I have had Graves disease in the past. My most recent blood work showed...  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 well-controlled thyroid function test. In view of the hair fall and muscle cramps, I would suggest that you have your vitamin D level tested. I suggest you take tablet Neurobion Forte ...  Read Full »
 
I am on Levothyroxine but still have hair loss, and weight gain. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor,I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's 10 years ago. I have been on Levothyroxine, and current dose is 125 mcg. During that time I have been hospitalized four times because of heart palpitations. Even though I am on medicine I still have coarse hair, hair loss, weight gain, puffy face, hoarse...  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 are having very good thyroid function test results. I would not recommend that you change the form of Thyroxine at any cost. Regarding your hair, face and constipation I understand it is hard h...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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