Subacute Thyroiditis tests
Subacute Thyroiditis

Tests could include:

  • The thyroid is a small gland, shaped like a butterfly, which is located in the lower-front part of your neck. Your doctor can feel your thyroid by pressing his or her fingers gently against your throat. The thyroid is responsible for helping to re
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  • A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your doctor determine the general status of your health. It is also gives you a chance
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  • A TSH test is used to measure the amount of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) in your blood. It will help your doctor determine if you need medication to treat hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid gland) or hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid glan
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  • An ultrasound is a painless procedure. It uses sound waves to make images of the inside of your body. A doctor uses an ultrasound to obtain images of a fetus during pregnancy. A thyroid ultrasound is used to examine the thyroid for abnormaliti
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  • Your thyroid produces a hormone, thyroxine , which is known as T4. This hormone plays a role in several of your body's functions, including growth and metabolism.Some of your T4 is called free T4 . This means that it has not bonded to p
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  • Your thyroid gland is situated in the neck just below the Adam's apple. The thyroid creates proteins and controls how your body uses energy and your body's sensitivity to other hormones. Your thyroid produces triiodothyronine ,
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  • A radioactive iodine uptake (RAIU) is one of two kinds of scans used to diagnose thyroid diseases. The other is called a thyroid scan. An RAIU shows how well your thyroid is functioning. A thyroid scan shows the size, shape, and position of the gland.
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  • Your thyroid is a gland located at the base of your neck. It produces hormones that are involved in controlling your metabolism. The hormones released by your thyroid interact with hormones released by other glands, especially the pituitary glan
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  • An erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) test does not diagnose one specific condition. Instead, it helps your doctor determine whether you are experiencing inflammation. The doctor will look at ESR results along with other information or test resu
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  • C-reactive protein (CRP) is a substance produced by the liver in response to inflammation. C-reactive protein is also called high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, which may be shortened to HS-CRP, US-CRP, or simply CRP. If high levels of CRP are pr
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  • Antithyroid microsomal antibody is a test that measures antithyroid microsomal antibodies in your blood. Your thyroid is a gland in your neck that produces hormones that help regulate your metabolism. Your body produces these antibodies when yo
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  • A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues for damage or abnormalities. Often, these images can be combined to create a 3D p
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  • An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that used by sonar and radar, which help the military detect planes and ships. An ultraso
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  • A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to see details of your organs and tissues without having to make any incisions. Accordin
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  • A thyroid scan is a procedure that uses nuclear medicine imaging to evaluate the way your thyroid functions. Your thyroid is the gland that controls your body's metabolism. It is located in your neck. Nuclear medicine uses small amounts of
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