Hi just joined this forum looking for some answers. Is there any type of illness that can alter the thyroid blood results or does it always mean something is wrong with the thyroid?
My daughter is 11 and has been feeling a little unwell for a few months with fatigue, feeling cold/ shivery, low appetite, on/ off stomach pains and she has lost a few pounds.
Gp has referred her to a paediatric dr but did bloods in the meantime. These are all I know, tsh 12.5 free t4 11.8
They want to repeat her bloods in a few weeks but why? Can anything else cause her bloods to be abnormal? From what I've read it is sub clinical hypothyroidism but probably needs treating as symptomatic and tsh >10 am I right?
Any advice appreciated, the waiting to see someone is awful.