What is Thyroid Blood Test?

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Generic name: Blood tests

A blood test to determine thyroid function and the production of thyroid hormones may include measuring levels for T3, T4, and thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), the hormone that stimulates the thyroid gland to produce thyroid hormone.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Hypothyroidism 5 1
Diagnostic assessment 2 0
General health 2 0
Bipolar I disorder 1 0
Fatigue 1 0

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Based on patients currently having Thyroid Blood Test

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as needed 2
every 3 months 1
one time 1
yearly 1
Adherence
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Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
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Very hard to take 0
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Not at all hard to take 1
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