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Does anyone have their thyroid test done taking blood from a finger?

Discussion in 'Thyroid and Other Autoimmunity' started by CButler, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. CButler

    CButler Approved members

    Dec 1, 2007
    My DD has Sensory Processing Disorder and is scared to death of having blood drawn from her arm. Our pediatrician said she could have it drawn from the finger, and we did it that way and it went better. Our endo doesn't do it this way or really want it done this way. I was just curious if anyone else has it done via the finger? Aren't the results still the same done this way?
  2. still..hopeful

    still..hopeful Approved members

    Dec 29, 2007
    We had a health fair at work and that is how Avmed checked our thyroid levels. We even got the test results back in ten minutes which was great. It seemed to be just as accurate as my other tests have been.
  3. GAmom

    GAmom Approved members

    Jul 12, 2008
    Our endo said no, it had to be from veinous draw. so unfair for our little ones.

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