Thyroid Cancer / Nodules & Hyperthyroidism Expert Forum
Hyperthyroidism
About This Forum:

Questions in the Thyroid forum are answered by Mark Lupo, MD. Topics covered include Goiter, Graves Disease, Hyperthyroid, Parathyroid/Calcium Problems, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Nodules/Cysts, Thyroiditis, Thyroid & Pregnancy, Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), Thyroid Tests, and Thyroid Surgery.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Blank Blank

Hyperthyroidism

I'm  41-year-old  lady.  My  Total   T3=1.40, Total  T4=10.21  and  TSH = 0.01.
Reference  Ranges  for  the  Lab   where  testing  was  done :  Total  T3=0.6-1.81 ng/mL,  Total  T4=3.2-12.6 µg/dL, TSH=0.35-5.5 µIU/mL.
Brief  History:
27-Jul-2005:  Total T3= 1.02,  Total  T4= 5.7,  TSH=7.18  (No  thyroid  medication  taken),
14-Sep-2005: Total T3= 0.89,  Total  T4= 6.1,  TSH=5.99  (No  thyroid  medication  taken),
23-Nov-2005: Total T3= 0.99,  Total  T4= 6.4,  TSH=4.31  (No  thyroid  medication  taken),
26-Sep-2007:  Total T3= 3.56,  Total  T4= 22.6,  TSH=0.01
10-Oct-2007:  NEOMERCAZOLE  5  mg  tablets  STARTED,  1-1-1,  3  times  a  day,
19-Jan-2008:  Total T3= 0.76,  Total  T4= 3.9,  TSH=23.14,
29-Jan-2008:  NEOMERCAZOLE  5  mg  tablets  STOPPED.
29-Mar-2008: Total T3= 0.99,  Total  T4= 5.9,  TSH=4.77 (No  thyroid  medication  taken),
16-Jan-2010:   Total T3= 1.13,  Total  T4= 6.87,  TSH=4.19 (No  thyroid  medication  taken),
13-Oct-2010:   Total T3= 1.72,  Total  T4= 13.57,  TSH=0.01,
27-Oct-2010:   NEOMERCAZOLE  10  mg  tablets  STARTED, 1-0-1,  2  times  a  day.
18-Dec-2010:   Total T3= 0.61,  Total  T4= 3.20,  TSH=37.44,
24-Dec-2010:   NEOMERCAZOLE  10  mg  tablets  STOPPED  and    NEOMERCAZOLE  5  mg  tablets  STARTED, 1-0-1, 2  times  a  day.
16-Feb-2011:   Total T3= 0.98,  Total  T4= 4.83,  TSH=7.26, (NEOMERCAZOLE  5 mg  tablets  CONTINUED, 1-0-1,  2  times  a  day.),
30-Jun-2011:   Total T3= 1.19,  Total  T4= 7.60,  TSH=3.52, (NEOMERCAZOLE  5 mg  tablets  CONTINUED, 1-0-1,  2  times  a  day.),
03-Jul-2012:   Total T3= 0.78,  Total  T4= 7.00,  TSH=2.98, (NEOMERCAZOLE  5 mg  tablets  STOPPED.),
01-Nov-2012:   Total T3= 0.88,  Total  T4= 7.18,  TSH=3.45, (No  thyroid  medication  taken.),
27-June-2013:   Total T3= 1.40,  Total  T4= 10.21,  TSH=0.01, (No  thyroid  medication  being  taken  at  present.),
What  should  be  the  best  course  of   action  for  me?  Is  there  a  permanent  cure  to  my  problem?
Chaitali  Das
97953 tn?1440868992
you likely have autoimmune thyroid disease that may be going between hyper and hypo with times of medication induced hypothyroidism from the neomercazole (which is an anti-thyroid medication).   Now you are hyper again and given the years of back-forth, it may be time to consider definitive treatment with I-131 or surgery - would talk to your endocrinologist about this.
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now