Im trying to get a handle on the blood tests and what they all mean. Is the TSH readings for graves the same as the TSH readings for hyper without graves? Do they use a different scale to measure the two? So, if you have a low TSH but your frTs are normal are you hyper or hyper with graves? Is the TSI they only accurate way to measure if you have graves? Sorry guys...Ive been thinking again...lol
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