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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: Maybe, but i would have a serious discussion about this with your pediatrician before stopping the medications.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Hard to predict: The effect of hyper- or hypothyroidism on the baby should be minor as her thyroid will adjust how much it makes to keep him normal. However, the abno ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Sub clinical hypothy: This is chemical excess thyroid by blood testing but no clinical signs of hypothyroidism. Tricky DX in adults and must be even more so in infants. The ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes,even for newborn: The issue is very basic. The body either makes enough thyroid hormone or it does not. The standard of treatment is providing it as a supplement. Initi ... Read More
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