Diagnosis of thyroid problem in thalssemia major

  • 1 Replies
  • 5190 Views
*

Offline jatin

  • *
  • 23
  • Gender: Male
Diagnosis of thyroid problem in thalssemia major
« on: December 11, 2018, 12:03:24 PM »
Respected team & Andy sir pls advise invegation to be done for thyroid problem in thalassemia major on moderate to severe iron overload.
T3 , T4 & Tsh
Or

FT3 , FT4 & Tsh .
Thanks
And sorry if I have posted this question in new topic

*

Offline Andy Battaglia

  • *****
  • 8722
  • Gender: Male
  • Will thal rule you or will you rule thal?
Re: Diagnosis of thyroid problem in thalssemia major
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2018, 07:53:48 PM »
Most doctors only test the TSH to check for thyroid problems, but in thal majors, in addition to TSH, T3 and T4 should also be checked. The proper T3 test will measure both T3 that is bound and free T3.
Andy

All we are saying is give thals a chance.

 

SMF spam blocked by CleanTalk