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autoimmune dermatitis secondary to uncontrolled hashimotos thyroiditis

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Unknown : It runs in families and there are genetic associations. Often it occurs with other autoimmune disease. There may be environmental causes or viral infe ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Worst case scenerio: if you do not take your replacement thyroid medication for a long time, you can actually go into a type of coma (myxedema coma). ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
52 years experience Endocrinology
No: Autoimmune thyroiditis can occur in young children, adolescents and adults of any age. We see it most often in children who have a family history of t ... Read More
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: It can happen at any age.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Treated not cured. Very easy to treat. This is an autoimmune disease of unknown cause. Body makes antibodies against the thyroid and kills it. Mus ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
No: There should be no contraindications to receiving the injections.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Probably yes: A person with autoimmune thyroiditis has a higher chance of getting another autoimmune disorder, such as type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It is one many autoimmune diseases and has not had an association with diet documented in the literature.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
None: Only a few conditions do not allow breast feeding. Autoimmune thyroiditis is not one of them.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
May occur: If you are on the appropriate thyroid replacement and still tired look for other causes of your fatigue.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Common : It is a common autoimmune disorder and we see it a lot. It can overlap with other autoimmune disorders and is a common cause of a positive ana. It is ... Read More
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