Thyroid Profile test

Thyroid profile test, or Thyroid Profile total, is a blood test done to estimate the levels of thyroid hormones including Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), Total triiodothyronine (T3) and Total tetraiodothyronine/thyroxine (T4) in the bloodstream. It monitors the function of thyroid gland.

The thyroid profile test is conducted:

  • To diagnose thyroid diseases like goitre, thyroiditis, and thyroid cancer.
  • To assess hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism.
  • To determine congenital hypothyroidism in newborn babies.
  • Vitamin B12 levels in the blood

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Thyroid Profile Test Cost in India

Test Type Blood Test
Preparation No special preparation required In special circumstances, a fasting and a post-prandial sample collection can be recommended.
Report Same day
Thyroid profile test Rs.500 to Rs.1500 approximately.

**Note- Thyroid profile test costs in India at different locations may vary

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Normal Thyroid Profile Test Levels

T3: 100–200 nanograms per deciliter of blood (ng/dL)
T4: 4.5 – 11.2 micrograms per deciliter of blood (mcg/dL)
TSH: 0.4 – 5.0 milli-international units per liter (mIU/dL)
For any abnormal value, consult a doctor.

If there is an abnormal value, you should probably visit a doctor

Book an appointment with our experts at General physicians at Medicover hospitals.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why is the thyroid profile test done?

This test is done for the following reasons -

  • To diagnose thyroid diseases such as goitre, thyroiditis, and thyroid cancer.
  • To assess hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism
  • To investigate congenital hypothyroidism in newborn babies.
  • To determine the cause of infertility.

2. What does the Vitamin D test mean?

The level of 25(OH)D in your blood is measured by a vitamin D blood test. Vitamin D levels that are abnormal can suggest bone abnormalities, nutrition issues, organ damage, and other medical issues.

3. Is fasting necessary for thyroid profile tests?

Usually, no special precautions, including fasting, are required before taking a thyroid test. Consult your doctor for more information.

4. Can I undergo thyroid tests during pregnancy?

Yes, if required you can take a thyroid test while you are pregnant.

5. What are the symptoms of hypothyroidism?

The hypothyroidism symptoms are -

  • Tiredness
  • Weight gain
  • Hair loss
  • High sensitivity to cold temperatures
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Constipation

6. What are the symptoms of hyperthyroidism?

The hyperthyroidism symptoms are -

  • Increased heart rate
  • Bulging of the eyes
  • Tremors in the hand's
  • High sensitivity to cold temperatures
  • Weight loss
  • Puffiness
  • Anxiety
  • Diarrhea

7. What is the cost of thyroid profile tests in Hyderabad?

The cost of thyroid profile tests in Hyderabad is Rs. 500 to Rs.1000 approximately.

8. What happens when thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels are high?

High TSH levels signify an underactive thyroid or hypothyroidism.

9. Do thyroid disorders result in hair loss?

Prolonged and severe hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism can result in hair loss.

10. How are thyroid profile tests done?

Thyroid profile tests are done by blood tests, by withdrawing blood from a vein in your arm.

11. What are the early symptoms of thyroid disease?

The early symptoms of thyroid disease are -

  • Weakness
  • Slow heart rate
  • An increase in heart rate
  • Weight gain
  • Weight loss
  • Heat sensitivity
  • Cold sensitivity