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Good Morning. I have recently had some blood tests done

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Good Morning.
I have recently had some blood tests done as I have been feeling a bit under the weather. The test show that I have a THS 4.71 and T4 14. Having given this some thought I find that I can tick almost every single symptom of Hypothyroidism but my GP has told me that I do not have an under active Thyroid.I would value your opinion.
Evelyn
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 9 months ago.
Hello from JustAnswer.Was this a total T4 or a free T4?What was the units of the T4?
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Sorry I cant give you those. i have given you what he had written down for me.
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 9 months ago.
Unfortunately, to be able to provide any interpretation of the T4 would require this knowledge, as it could be high, low, or normal. A total T4 of 14 mcg/dl would be a high level, while a total T4 of 14 nmol/L would be low, and a free T4 of 14 pmol/L would be normal. The TSH is only measured in one set of units, but a full interpretation would require the additional information about the T4. Can you obtain a copy of the lab report?

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