Thyroglobulin Levels Increase For 6 Months?
3 months ago I checked blood for thyroglobulin with a result of 73.4 from the reference value u0026lt; = 55ng / mL. The doctor gave me vitamins / supplements by the doctor. After 3 months of taking the vit blood test again it turns out thyroglobulin actually rose to 81.5. How could that be? Thank you for the response.
Thank you for the question.
Thyroglobulin is a protein made in the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland itself is a gland located in the front of the neck, and is useful in producing the hormone thyroxine, a vital hormone in its metabolic process. Examination of thyroglobulin levels is usually done to detect the possibility of malignancy (cancer) in the thyroid gland, while monitoring the response to anti-cancer treatment given.
Your blood thyroglobulin levels continue to increase, possibly this indicates you have cancer in the thyroid gland. It could also be, high levels of thyroglobulin occur due to benign tumors in the thyroid gland (such as a type of thyroid adenoma), hyperthyroidism (hyperactive thyroid gland), subacute thyroiditis (inflammation of the thyroid gland), or due to thyroid gland cancer that has previously healed but metastasizes to other organs. This should be confirmed again by other investigations, such as radioiodine tests, and so on. So, it is not enough just to consult online like this huh ..
The good, you consult your examination results directly to the doctor, internal medicine specialist, or oncology surgeon who treats you, yes. In this way, the doctor can certainly establish the right diagnosis for your condition, as well as giving him the best treatment.
I hope this helps.