Nasty NHS Blood Draw
Anyone else had a unpleasant experience with their blood draw lately? My last ( nhs ) one has resulted in an ugly haematoma which isn’t usual...
Surprising tE2 (transdermal estradiol) results...fifth update
Just received the results from my August 10 blood draw and I am pleasantly surprised. I started using the E2 gel 16 months ago after my PSA c...
On our way to MO for first blood draw after 30 days from first Lupron shot and two weeks of casodex. Anything I should ask for in the blood d...
I look at the orders for the blood draw and it’s asking for Ft4 and Tsh....
Progress, I think.
I began this journey in March 2019 with a diagnosis based on an MRI that showed a large tumor in 60 percent of my prostate and a migration to...
I don’t know how many of you believe in signs or omens or what ever you want to call them but I do. I go to the hospital every Monday for my ...
T3 adjustment and blood work
I’m on a small dose of t3, 5mcg in the morning and 2.5 in the afternoon....
I know I’m under medicated but I’m waiting on my next blood draw before making any adjustments. I really think I’m improving with the T4 and ...
I have been seeing the hospital for some ongoing nonsense during the course of which they asked me to raise my INR range from 2 to 3 up to 2....
New test results
4-4.5 ), Vit D 53 ( 20-100 ), B12 578 ( 200-1100 ), Folate 15.2 (>5.4 ), Ferritin 81 ( 18-204 ) 9/19 on 75/5 FT3 3.1 ( 2.3-4.2 ), FT4 1.7 (. ...
Strangely twisted anecdotal information from Endo to GP.
" It was a pleasure to meet this pleasant lady in Endocrine Clinic today who has been taking T3 from on-line website for the last 2 years. Wh...
Self-Testing Blue Horizon Question
Hi I've only ever used the full blood draw option for testing. But I have to pay the surgery £20 for the privilege....
Upping T3 - thyroid results advice
Endo suggested 75mcg T4 and 5mcg T3 morning and 5mcg T3 around 4pm. I am still feeling very sluggish particularly in mornings hence the Endo ...
Confused Re doctors letter?!
Hi I wrote a couple of weeks ago about my fears that my Hashimotos was not being controlled properly as I no longer have a thyroid gland. He ...
Mediport placement today
I asked by Dr for a Mediport and had it placed today in interventional radiology. It can stay in almost indefinitely ( 10 plus years ), if de...
Where can I go to get blood drawn
Hi, I intend on getting a blood test done using medichecks. Can anyone tell me where I can obtain a venous blood draw from for this purpose...
Fingerprick versus blood draw test
Hi I'm thinking of doing either the Blue Horizon Thyroid Check Plus Eleven or the Medichecks Thyroid plus multivit but wondered if a finger p...
Had a blood draw Monday, ( my 1st in 4 months and only my 2nd since going off treatment in Mid-November ) It came back at 0.06. My previous s...
Upcoming blood test
Hey, just after some advice about my upcoming blood test please. Tests are for levothyroxine, growth hormone, hydrocortisone, and testogel....
REDUCING INAPPROPRIATE SERUM T3 LABORATORY TEST ORDERING IN PATIENTS WITH TREATED HYPOTHYROIDISM
Otherwise, it is simply an assumption that a T3 test would add nothing and hence be inappropriate. I'd also point out that as written, it wou...
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