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Thyroid Testing San Francisco CA

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Reviewed By: Dr. Kurt Kloss, MD
Last Reviewed Date: Apr 24, 2019

Thyroid Panel Test Labs in San Francisco, California

Thyroid problems are very common, with over 20 million Americans affected by some form of thyroid disease, according to the American Thyroid Association. Up to 60 percent of those people are unaware of their condition, a fact that places them at risk for serious health issues. For these reasons, monitoring thyroid health is a necessary element of good preventive health care. Being screened for thyroid problems isn't difficult, a simple blood test is all that is necessary, and these are easy to order at any of our top-quality thyroid test lab partners.

Thyroid Test Labs Near Me in San Francisco, CA

Measure your thyroid function without a visit to the doctor. We work with both Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp. See if there is alocation near you below:

LabCorp

148 Noe Street
San Francisco, CA 94114

Quest Diagnostics

1640 VALENCIA ST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94110

LabCorp

2000 Van Ness Ave (Ste 215)
San Francisco, CA 94109

LabCorp

2100 Webster St (Ste 420)
San Francisco, CA 94115

Quest Diagnostics

2198 15th St
San Francisco, CA 94114

Quest Diagnostics

2201 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94115

LabCorp

2233 Post St (Ste 105)
San Francisco, CA 94115

Quest Diagnostics

2300 16Th St
San Francisco, CA 94103

LOCATION CLOSED - LabCorp

2300 Sutter St (Ste 102)
San Francisco, CA 94115

Quest Diagnostics

2480 Mission Stteet
San Francisco, CA 94110

LabCorp

2622 Ocean Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94132

Quest Diagnostics

450 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

Quest Diagnostics

490 Post St (Ste 419)
San Francisco, CA 94102

LabCorp

55 Francisco St. (Ste 430)
San Francisco, CA 94133

LabCorp

728 Pacific Ave. (Suite 401)
San Francisco, CA 94133

Quest Diagnostics

941 Clay St
San Francisco, CA 94108

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What, exactly, are thyroid problems?

Thyroid function can be disturbed by issues like autoimmune disease, thyroid inflammation, growths called thyroid nodules, medications or, rarely, thyroid cancer, among other causes. These factors can cause either of two basic types of thyroid dysfunction; Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism. Hypothyroidism is when the thyroid gland is under-active, producing less thyroid hormones (called T3 and T4) than the body needs. In hyperthyroidism, the thyroid becomes over-active, producing excessive amounts of T3 and T4. Since thyroid hormones affect every major system in the body, both can lead to serious health consequences. Regular visits to a thyroid panel test lab near San Francisco, CA to check up on thyroid health can ensure that thyroid problems are caught early to enable prompt treatment.

  • Graves' disease, a condition that causes an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) is found in approximately 1 percent of the population.
  • Hypothyroidism (under-active thyroid) is more common especially among women. About 10% of women over 65 have this disorder.

So what do you need to know about thyroid testing at a thyroid panel test lab near San Francisco, CA?

Thyroid panel tests measure the amounts of specific thyroid hormones and other markers to evaluate how well your thyroid gland is working. Depending on the tests ordered, results may include levels of TSH, or thyroid stimulating hormone, and total and/or free T3 and T4, as well as indicators of autoimmune disease, among other factors related to thyroid function.

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