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TSH Test Overview
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) or Thyrotropin is produced by the pituitary gland. It acts on thyroid gland promote growth and production of thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). Significant diurnal variation is seen in body thus impacting result values.
Thyroid hormones are essential for growth and metabolism. Following are the symptoms of hyperthyroidism: weight loss, rapid heartbeat, tremors, sweating, anxiety, increased sensitivity to heat, etc.
Whereas patients with hypothyroidism suffer from weight gain, fatigue, slow heart rate, increased sensitivity to cold, depression, dry and thin hair etc.
Summary Price Of TSH Ultrasensitive Test (TSH Test)
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The cost of TSH Ultrasensitive Test (TSH Test) in India varies as per the city in India.
The average price of TSH Ultrasensitive Test (TSH Test) ranges from ₹150 to ₹380.
The price for the test in the following cities is:
- Chennai: ₹350
- Delhi: ₹275
- Mumbai: ₹380
- Pune: ₹325
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Frequently Asked Questions
TSH test is done to:
- Diagnose thyroid disorders both overt & subclinical
- Monitoring patients on thyroid replacement therapy
- Screen new-borns for congenital hypothyroidism
- In cases of signs and symptoms of thyroid disorders such as enlarged thyroid or presence of thyroid nodule
TSH ultrasensitive test measures levels of TSH in blood
TSH test requires a blood sample. A tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is then asked to make a fist. This helps in the build-up of blood filling the veins. The skin is disinfected before needle insertion and the blood sample is collected in vacutainer.
High TSH & high FT3/FT4: Thyroxine replacement therapy; pituitary adenoma; drugs like heparin, amiodarone, beta blockers, steroids; neonates; resistance to thyroid hormones
High TSH & low FT3/ FT4: Autoimmune thyroiditis, thyroidectomy, post-radiation, iodine deficiency, thyroid infiltrating tumour/ amyloid
Low TSH & Low FT3/ FT4: Central hypothyroidism, non-thyroidal illness
Low TSH & High FT3/ FT4: Grave's disease, toxic multinodular goitre, toxic adenoma, thyroiditis, drugs, hyperemesis gravidarum & hydatiform mole, congenital hyperthyroidism
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