My labs results for the past 5 years are as follows:
TSH 0.06 (below normal) Note: 2 labs out of my 6 did show a very low, but slightly normal TSH.
T3: Always on the high-end of the normal range, but in normal range.
T4: Always nomal
Up-Take Scan: Results Interpreted by radiologist HYPOthroidism. Low Uptake. How can this be with
normal-high T3 and hardly functioning TSH?
Test for Hashimoto's: Negative
MRI of pituitary gland: Negative
My endo said that my dx was silent thyroiditis, and that the best course of action is "not to treat"
and that it should be "self-relenting. What I have researched on silent thyroiditis is that it lasts for about
6mo, and the patient recovers (normal labs). My labs have been the same for the last 5 years.
Have you had antibody testing for Graves *test is called TSI (...blood test)?
Also the T3 and T4 tests you have had done are outdated and you should be having the FREE T3 and FREE T4 tests done....not the regulalr T's.
Maybe ask your Doc to do these tests next time you go along with a Cortisol test.
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