Log In Sign Up

TSH levels? Dds came back abnormal


Forum: Thyroid Disorders

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To Thyroid Disorders LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
April 19th, 2010, 11:10 AM
fka teresarunningmommy
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Michigan
Posts: 47,594
I will start by saying I already have 3 kids with autoimmune disorders (2 with type 1 diabetes and 1 with celiac disease) so chances for dd having hashimotos are high. I just got her TSH levels back and the nurse said they were abnormal at 4.7. Her cholesterol was also high. Can you all tell me how abnormal this is and do you think she will need medication? The nurse said the doctor will call me, but that she will probably wait for the celiac panel to come in first to make sure we aren't dealing with celiac too for this dd. I'm not so good at waiting so I was hoping you could help me with any info.
__________________


Check out my running blog - Wannabe Running Mama
Reply With Quote
  #2  
April 19th, 2010, 01:01 PM
NutMeg76's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: United States
Posts: 20,687
It depends on the reference range for the lab you went to as to how abnormal the doc will consider this.

Did they draw other thyroid labs too? Those actually tell you more than the TSH does. Normal TSH is below 3.2 though, so at 4.7 she may need to be medicated, especially since her cholesterol is elevated.

If you have not seen this site, you may find it interesting for all of your children.

THE LECTIN STORY
__________________

When they persisted in questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, "Let the person among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her." John 8:7
Sail Back to Me
Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:27 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0