After showing symptoms of an underactive Thyroid for years but blood results from the my GP showing me in the 'normal' range I have paid to have a private more comprehensive test done.
I have today received the following results with the following note from the testing clinics doctor
TSH - 1.280 (range 0.270 - 4.200 mU/L)
Free T4 - 11.95 (range 12 - 22 pmol/L)
Free T3 - 3.9 (range 3.1 - 6.8 pmol/L)
"The combination of normal Thyroid Stimulating Hormone level, borderline low Free T4 and normal Free T3 levels is unusual unless you are taking T3 form of thyroxine - is this the case? If so, it might be a good idea to discuss your ongoing thyroid medication dose requirement with your usual doctor. If not, and you were unaware of any thyroid problem, the low T4 level might indicate a developing hypothyroid (underactive thyroid) state"
Apologies but this is all very new to me. Can someone tell me what this means (results and doctors note) so I know exactly what to say to the doctor when I next see them?