Thyroid Test Results: Meaning? 
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 Thyroid Test Results: Meaning?

What do the phrases TSH and T4, Free,Non-Dialysis mean on the results of a
thyroid test? With a 2.88 TSH and 1.05 T4, Free,Non Dialysis, both
considered normal, is there a need to repeat this test at certain

Howard


Thu, 02 Jan 2003 03:00:00 GMT
 Thyroid Test Results: Meaning?
TSH is thyroid stimulating hormone, which is produced in the
anterior pituitary gland.  This hormone stimulates the thyroid
gland to release thyroid hormone, mostly in the form of thyroxine
(T4).  They can be measured to ascertain whether your thyroid is
functioning properly or not, or whether it is being told to
function (by the TSH).  As to the intervals and/or repeat
testing....sorry, can't answer that one.

venturi

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