What is Thyroid Profile, Free (TSH, Ultrasensitive, T3, T4, FT4, Free Thyroxine) test?
Free Thyroid Profile reflects an active form of Free Thyroid Hormones (T3 and T4) which are unaffected by Protein levels of the body. They are mainly used to monitor the effectiveness of Thyroid treatment.
Why get the Thyroid Profile, Free (TSH, Ultrasensitive, T3, T4, FT4, Free Thyroxine) test?
If you have a history of thyroid problems or experience any of these symptoms, regular thyroid tests will help in monitoring your health. Studies also indicate that thyroid problems are more prevalent in women than in men. This profile can be used to diagnose thyroid problems and make treatment more effective. Your doctor may also recommend the thyroid profile if you experience other symptoms that might be related.
When to take this test?
AnytimeBased on doctor adviceNo particular precautions are required, unless it is recommended by your doctor.1. TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone ), Ultrasensitive2. FT4, Free Thyroxine