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does hashimotos thyroiditis affect the cbc

A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
15 years experience in Endocrinology
Probably Not: The number of each kind of WBC you have is in constant flux and changes depending on many different things. There is likely nothing pathological abou ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
No: this is hard to answer. Are your thyroid tests are normal or not. I'm uncertain why you have not responded and you may discuss with your Physician ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience in Endocrinology
If thyroid: Hormone level normal, no tretment; if overactive meds or radioactive iodine to decrease production of hormone; occasionally surgery. If underactive ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Suspicion / lab test: Hashimoto's is often suspected by history or exam & confirmed by blood tests showing toxic auto-antibodies that have formed to the thyroid tissues.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Okay: This is usually easy to manage by thyroid replacement as required. A heads-up -- maybe 1% of hashimoto's folks get a vasculitis that can involve the b ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Auto ImmuneCondition: Hashimoto Thyroiditis is an auto immune condition of Thyroid Gland.Your immine sustem attacks your thyroid gland with antibody mediated immune respons ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience in Pediatrics
Hashimotos: Yes - usually quite easily. Sometimes it causes only a goiter which does not necessitate treatment. Treatment depends on thyroid hormone levels.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Variable: Hashimoto's thyroiditis develops when the immune system misclassifies one or more thyroid proteins as foreign (not belonging to that person) and begin ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Several: To test for hypothyroidism, regardless of cause, the best test is a TSH level to determine if the pituitary is making high levels of TSH (thyroid stim ... Read More
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