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Which private test to have done? I need this nightmare over :-(

I usually do my tests with Blue Horizon and have their full panel done, I think thyroid plus 10 and plus 6 i have also had done. I only had the thyroid plus 10 done on March 7th and need a re test now. Do I really need the full panel again, or can I just go for the TSH and FT4?  It's cheaper for a start ;-) I will show my recent tests. This is my last test before GP will treat me, he wants 3 tests showing a consecutive rise in TSH as it's gone from 5.35, 6.54 and 7.51 recently. FT4 is rising which is strange and I did post a few days ago about how desperate I am feeling. I am crashing most days, feeling weak, fatigued, anxious about how I feel, I get anxious going out and rarely go anywhere due to how weak and fatigued I feel, my GP has to come to my house :-( My life has been turned upside down. I hadn't suffered anxiety for a while and worked so hard to overcome my anxiety disorder caused by my brother attacking me in 2012. Then my ill health started last year, being told I was just anxious again and maybe depressed because I was so fatigued and weak every day. My GP has finally listened that I am crashing and in bed all day if I do too much housework, too much yoga, too much walking my dog, or a day trip out floors me. I need this test to show another rise so I can start on the road to recovery. I have 3 children that need me :-(

Also, I used medicheck recently as I needed my HBA1C repeating, their service was great and very fast. Has anyone used them for thyroid tests?

Thank you


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For the sake of consistency of reading between machines and labs, I wonder if you might be best advised to stick with the same lab (BH) for this final set of thyroid measurements for your GP?


Yes that is true but if the labs have the same range then that shouldn't be a problem? 


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