Hya everyone.Im a newbie so hope Im doing this right! I've recently been to my GP (AGAIN) due to my constant fatigue, aching joints, unexplained weight gain, irregular periods and intolerance to cold (to name but a few symptoms) and was told that I had borderline tests in 2008 but I had not been informed.Finally I felt as if I had the answer after around 7 years of feeling this way on and off.However, I then had further blood tests whereby my Free T4 = 11.0 and TSH = 1.49 and was told that my thyroid is fine. My GP is now clutching at starws and asked me to have a further blood test that diabetics have even though my Glucose level was fine.I work within a Primary Care Nursing Team in GP surgeries every day and take bloods from people with many illnesses including diabetes and know that if I was diabetic there would have been an indication in the Glucose test. I feel that my GP is not interested in my symptoms and made me feel like a hypochondriac. Also, I know the lab will not process T3 tests.Am I right in assuming that I do have grounds to pursue the Thyroid tests further and am I best to make an appt with an Endocrinologist? I have asked many Doctors and Nurses in the last few days for advice and have been shocked by the lack of knowledge when it comes to Thyroid illness. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.Thank You.x
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