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Book your TSH test slot today at Vijaya Diagnostics Centre. To learn more please contact us and to learn more about the TSH test, please refer to the sections below.
Before you book your Vijaya Diagnostics Centre TSH test slot, be sure to learn all you can about this test.
For instance, TSH stands for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone. Hence, the TSH test will measure the TSH levels in your blood sample.
Why do you need to learn about the TSH levels in your blood?
Well, excessive TSH means that your thyroid gland is underactive(hypothyroidism). On the other hand, low TSH levels in your blood indicate that your thyroid gland is overactive (hyperthyroidism). A hyperactive or underactive thyroid gland can spell disaster for your overall health. It is as simple as that. If you are showing signs of thyroid problem then your doctor would prescribe you to take this test. A doctor might also ask a patient to take this test in a bid to ensure whether the treatment prescribed to the patient with a thyroid problem is working or not.
A TSH test will be prescribed by your doctor when you are showing all the telltale symptoms of hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism.
A TSH test would determine the TSH levels in your blood. A blood sample will be drawn from you and then the same will be put on a centrifuge to separate the serum from it. Approximately 2 ml of serum will then be subjected to the diagnostic test method known as CLIA in a bid to accurately and quickly determine the TSH levels in your blood.
A TSH test reveals the TSH levels in your blood and ultimately allows your doctor to gauge the overall health of your thyroid gland.
A TSH test can help your doctor detect the levels of TSH in your blood. A TSH test helps your doctor to gauge the overall health of your thyroid gland. At the same time, your doctor would also be able to ascertain whether the treatment that he had suggested to treat your problematic thyroid is working or not.
For a TSH test in , you would not need to take any special preparations. If there are some lingering doubts in your mind then be sure to share them with your doctor.
For a TSH test usually, you would not need to take any precautions. However, if you are having doubts, be sure to ask your doctor or the person who will be drawing the sample from your body. There could be instances where you might need to fast for 8 – 10 hours in case you have booked multiple blood tests that may need the patient to fast in a bid to keep misleading test results at bay.
What is the normal range of TSH ultrasensitive?
As per experts who supervise TSH tests in NABL-accredited labs, the normal range for TSH is 0.35 mIU/mL to 4.50 mIU/mL.
What happens when the TSH level is high?
If after a TSH test, it was found that the TSH levels in the sample drawn from a patient have elevated TSH levels then it can be concluded that the patient is suffering from hypothyroidism and on the fast track to getting diagnosed with Hashimoto's disease. In simple words, immediate medical attention should be sought for the best results.
How is TSH ultrasensitive treated?
If after a TSH test, it was found that one is suffering from the negative effects of a hyperactive or underactive thyroid gland then their doctors can treat the condition with medications. No invasive treatment is required to treat the ill effects of an under or overactive thyroid gland.
What is the normal TSH level in females?
When women get a TSH test if the results show that their TSH levels are 0.5 - 5.0 mIU/L then they have nothing to worry about as the results are normal.