Tsh Level

TSH or thyroid-stimulating hormone is produced by the pituitary gland to regulate the amount of thyroid hormones (T3 and T4) it produces. An increase or decrease in the level of the hormone can indicate hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism.

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Dr. Bindiya Thakkar

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For better understanding I need more details from you. Do you get high blood pressure with these episodes? Is there any flushing? Do you have diabetes? Is there any medical problem that runs in the family? You can get kidney function, HbA1c, urine analysis, urine osmol...  Read Full »

Why am I not able to conceive?

Query: Hi doctor, I am trying to get conceive. We have tried two times, but no positive result. I have thyroid but it is normal now. My age is 26 and weight is 78 kg. I am a little overweight for my height. What is the problem. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From what you have said above, it sounds as if you have your thyroid situation under control. Nevertheless, I would like to see your latest TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) report and know your current dose of Thyroxine. Also, you may be a bit overweight. Please tell me ...  Read Full »

What should I do for delayed periods with weight gain and increased TSH levels?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old female. My weight is 57 kg, height is 163 cm. My complaint is face chubbiness, and I gained about 5 kg for the past 6 months, and the main problem is that I am missing my menses this month. My LMP was on 15th April. As per gynecologist advise I did CBC, fasting su...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, you can take the Primolut N tablet as advised by your gynecologist. As your periods have gotten delayed by almost more than 45 days, it is unlikely that they would come naturally, even if it does, it may not be similar to your natural menstrual pattern, this is...  Read Full »

Please suggest tests to diagnose male sex problems.

Query: Hi doctor, This is regarding the personal health of my husband. I am suffering from a very bad sex life due to very low sex interest of my husband. To tell about the past, we had a long courtship period of 1-1/2 years in which I was able to understand from his conversations that he has very low int...  Read Full »


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Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. Despite having low sex drive is normal for some men, I do not think the behavior exhibited by your husband falls in the normal range. It is possible that he has some fears related to sexuality, which makes it difficult for ...  Read Full »

Can you please help me interpret my blood reports?

Query: Hi doctor, Please find my blood investigation report attached and provide me the required steps to take further. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your report you have mild iron deficiency anemia. I advise you to take Iron supplements like syrup Orofer 10 mL thrice daily before food for six months. Also, your TSH level (thyroid-stimulating hormone) is slightly elevated and it is suggestive of hypothyroidism. ...  Read Full »

Do my blood reports show the cause of my symptoms?

Query: Goodevening, I am having headache which got severe nowadays . And so i just checked my blood and saw my platelets are increasing in a series of tests,.in the last test platelets wbc nd rbc are slightly increased . Body has itching problems usually at night .Eyes are blurry nowadays and more than am...  Read Full »


Dr. Prathish Kumar

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, I see you are worried by many symptoms Your platelet levels are not soo high to worry about.. It is only slightly elevated.. Doesnot cause any significant harm.. Need not worry about that.. Most of your symptoms relate towards hypothyroidism and your TSH level is also high.. But only mildly el...  Read Full »

Is weight affected by high TSH value?

Query: Hi doctor,My weight is keep on increasing in spite of diet and regular exercise. I got my thyroid test done and it showed high TSH of 4.7 with normal T3 and T4. I am getting regular cold. What to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your TSH - thyroid-stimulating hormone value is almost normal. Range we take usually normal is 0.5 to 4.0 mIU/L. Some differences are due to laboratory you choose and sample timing. The best is the early morning sampling. In such a situation there is no need to take any m...  Read Full »

Will taking PTU for hyperthyroidism during pregnancy cause any complication?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years old. I have a problem with hyperthyroidism during my pregnancy. I am in my fourth month of pregnancy with TSH- 0.07, T4- 161, T3- 2.34. What are the complications with this? Is it good for me to take PTU.  Read Full »


Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed

Endocrinologist, Diabetologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hyperthyroidism in pregnancy is usually treated with Propylthiouracil 50-100 mg/day. Generally, treatment is withdrawn four weeks prior to delivery after which normal doses may be resumed. Your hormone levels are still very high, you need to increase your dose. Pregnan...  Read Full »

Why do I feel fatigued even after a year of treatment for hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's?

Query: Hi doctor, I have hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's. My doctor currently only tests my TSH and treats me with Levothyroxine. I feel extreme fatigue after a year of this treatment, even with my TSH in the normal range. My doctor says free T4 and reverse T3 are not important labs to run. I am wondering ...  Read Full »


Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed

Endocrinologist, Diabetologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Good day and thanks for your query. Some people treated for hypothyroidism may still experience symptoms even if blood tests show that their thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels are well within the normal range. The reasons for this are complex, but the bottom line...  Read Full »

My thyroid level is fluctuating after delivery. Why?

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Dr. Swaraj S W

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist

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