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Thyroide hormone test should be taken after my period?Do I have to fast ?

By Anonymous July 5, 2009 - 4:58am
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If you’re talking about a TSH test, then it doesn’t matter when that test is taken. It also doesn’t matter whether you eat beforehand or not.

Are you sure you’re talking about a TSH test and not an FSH test? The FSH test is done within days after your period finishes.

The TSH test measures how your thyroid is functioning; the FSH measures how your ovaries are functioning. Both measure hormones that are triggered by the brain, so they're alike in that way.

July 9, 2009 - 9:15am
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