Interpret my blood test results please! (hypothyroid)

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I just received my results back today. I was tested in my family planning clinic so I need to make an appointment with my regular doctor to deal with it. The results make me hypothyroid but I don't know if its just slight or really anything about it. So any insight into my levels much appreciated. Thanks

Free t4: L [b:fed9a5b3ac]7.2 [/b:fed9a5b3ac] pmol/L (10.5 - 22.0)

TSH: H [b:fed9a5b3ac]10.2[/b:fed9a5b3ac] mIU/L (0.27 - 4.2)

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    Yep your T4 is to low, should be near the top of the range and your TSH is to high, ideal for hypos is 1 or under. You need to start meds as soon as poss.

    I suggest you google a Thyroid Forum for all the info.

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    My results recently!

    Free t4: L 3.9 pmol/L (10.5 - 22.0)

    TSH: H above 75 mIU/L (0.27 - 4.2)

    No wonder I have been tired for the last couple of years!

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    I hope with those results you are being treated !

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    wow no wonder you're tired with those results!!! They are bad!!

    Though I will say I havn't seen anyone else with the exact same reference ranges as mine before... you didnt just see mine and assume it would be the same did you?

    Have you started medicaton yet? smile

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    Yes I cut and pasted the range in brackets.

    But the total t4 and tsh are mine

    I dont know what they use here

    (It shows I am not with it mentally, I am sure I replied to this already!!)

    Then when I checked I haven't! DOH!

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