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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No relationship between soy ingestion and thyroid disease.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
No: Soy taken orally might interfere with levothyroxine absorption when it is taken at the same time. This really applies to hypothyroid infants taking so ... Read More
Dr. Frederick Coville
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
No but why?: I don't believe you will absorb enough soy from a skincare product to influence your hormonal status, so it won't harm you. I only wonder why you woul ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
44 years experience Endocrinology
Should be fine: I am not aware of any evidence that soy products will cause thyroid problems or interfere with treatment. It remains the standard recommendation that ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Makes no difference: The only thing that makes a difference is getting treated with the correct amount of brand name T4 to keep your levels normal.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Jeu
43 years experience Family Medicine
NO: If you are doing well and are reliably taking your thyroid hormone supplementation for your hypothyroidism, you need not avoid soy products.
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Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Hypothyroidism : I have never heard of a specific diet when treating this condition. Good Luck
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Seagraves
16 years experience Pharmacology
Yes it may interfere: Almost everything interferes with absorption of thyroid. If you have been drinking the soy drink with the thyroid, but your doctor thinks the levels l ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Should be fine: As long as you aren't drinking huge quantities of soy then you should be fine. Have your blood tests done in about 2-3 weeks to see if any adjustment ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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The doc is wrong: Hi. Unless you have some allergy issue you're not telling us about, that advice makes absolutely no sense. There's a lot of voodoo advice out there ab ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Recommendation:: I think you should speak to a nutritionist.
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