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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Thyroid antibodies: This is an autoimmune disease where the body makes thyroid antibodies which may ultimately (painlessly) destroy gland function, rendering the person h ... Read More

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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience 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 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
9 years experience 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience 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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience 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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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Antibody to thyroid: It is an autoimmune disorder - meaning, for reasons we don't fully understand, the body makes antibodies against the thyroid. This causes a low grade ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
None to severe: Depends on whether the gland is enlarged to cause compressive symptoms or underactive to cause hypothyroid symptoms.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
21 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Yes: Yes, it's possible that an individual be diagnosed with hashimoto's thyroiditis only to be serology negative a few months later. This is however, the ... Read More
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