I am Hypothyroid and recently had another one of my ongoing blood tests,nearly 2 years now and still not getting there.I drink a couple of pints of water in the morning before i go but they just dont seem to be able to get blood from me,same old thing.right arm,left arm,back of each hand and sometimes they might get lucky.What can i do as i am developing a anxiety over this and don't look forward to it,any advice on this and my readings please,My recent blood results were.....
Investigation. Normality Result
Serum lipid (XE2q7)
Serum cholesterol (XE2eD) 6.1 mmol/L
Serum triglyceride (XE2q9) Above range 2.10 mmol/L (0.0-2.0)
Outside reference range
Serum HDL cholesterol (44P5) 1.4 mmol/L (0.9-2.2)
Serum LDL cholesterol (44P6) 3.7 mmol/L
Total cholesterol HDL ratio (44PF) 4.4
Thyroid function test (X77wg)
Serum Free T4 level (XaERr) 19 Pmol/L (9.0-25.0
Serum TSH level (XaELV Below range 0.20 mui/L (0.3-5.0
Outside reference range.
I do seem to have symptoms of pains in my fingers and hands,infact for the first time ever the pain in my left hand came that sharp with no warning it made me jump and i still have continuous back pain.