Thyroid profile Total

Test Results & Interpretations
Tests Included

Overview of Thyroid profile Total

Test Description

It includes tests like TSH, total T3 and total T4. These tests are done to screen for and diagnose thyroid disorders. You should get this panel done if you have symptoms of hyperthyroidism like weight loss, nervousness, tremors or hypothyroidism like weight gain, constipation, fatigue, cold intolerance. They can also help to diagnose and monitor infertility problems in women. If you are already taking anti thyroid medications, these tests are helpful in monitoring thyroid replacement therapy. High levels of TSH while low T3 and T4 levels indicate hypothyroidism while the reverse is true for hyperthyroidism.

Why Get Tested

  1. If you have symptoms of low levels of thyroid hormone (hypothyroidism) like weight gain, constipation, cold intolerance, constipation, fatigue 
  2. If you have symptoms of high level of thyroid hormone (hyperthyroidism) like weight loss, anxiety, increased heart rate, tremors in hand, diarrhea, puffiness around the eyes 
  3. As a part of thyroid profile or panel 
  4. If you are pregnant and have thyroid disorder 
  5. For neonatal screening


  • No special preparation required

What Results of Thyroid profile Total mean?


  • Low T4 and T3 along with high TSH level indicates hypothyroidism. The most common cause of hypothyroidism is Hashimoto thyroiditis 
  • High T4 and T3 along with low TSH indicates hyperthyroidism. The most common cause of hyperthyroidism is Grave’s disease
  • Normal thyroxine (T4) and T3 along with high TSH usually indicates mild or sub clinical hypothyroidism 
  • Normal T3 and T4 along with low TSH indicates mild or sub clinical hyperthyroidism

Tests Included in Thyroid profile Total(3 tests)

  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
  • Thyroxine - Total
  • TriIodothyronine Total

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