Thyroid test
I have done thyroid Test. And as per doctor every thing is normal. But I have few doubts and worried on below comments which are mentioned on report. Comments T3- increased levels are seen in hyperthyroidism and decreased levels are seen in hypothyroidism. T4 - Increased levels are seen in glaves disease cancer of thyroid as symptoms of hyperthyroidism. Low levels are seen in hypothyroidism whose symptoms are myoxyedema hashmito disease and pituitary disorder. What is this there is showing some cancer symptoms. I am not able to understand.
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Dr. Navya G
General Physician 4 yrs exp Bangalore
Hi there.. thyroid is endocrine gland which secretes thyroxine hormone which is essential for growth, metabolism and other functions of body.. patient could have hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism.. Hypothyroidism means that there is less synthesis of thyroxine hormone( due to iodine deficiency, pituitary causes, infection or autoimmune disease of thyroid gland) which leads to weight gain, weakness, easy fatiguablilty, loss of appetite.... treatment of which is thyroxine supplements in form of tablets.. Hyperthyroidism is condition where there is excess synthesis of thyroxine( due to pituitary causes, tumors of thyroid gland..) leading to weight loss,increased appetite, excess sweating, palpitations, heart problems..there will be enlargement of thyroid gland(swelling in front of neck) which could compress on voice box, wind pipe, food pipe, leading to respiratory difficulty, voice change, swallowing difficulty.. Symptoms of various diseases overlap so don't worry as its not cancer..
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