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thyroglobulin

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Glueck
56 years experience in Clinical Lipidology
Antibodies to thyroi: These are antibodies to the hormones of the thyroid, called antithyroid antibodies. They often are present with an inflammation of the thyroid called ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience in Endocrinology
Depends: High thyroglobulin can be a sign of inflammation of the thyroid or it could be normal. If you have had thyroid cancer and had your thyroid removed th ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience in Endocrinology
Have thyroid tissue: Thyroglobulin is made in thyroid tissue. It is useful only in patients who have had a total thyroidectomy with or without a mop-up dose of 131i for t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience in Endocrinology
Autoimmune test: Ask your doctor why it is being ordered. Its an older test of thyroid autoimmunity and we use it today in conjunction with a thyroglobulin level in pa ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes, BUT: Nothing clinically useful.
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A female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Antibody: Anti-thyroglobulin is an antibody directed at the thyroid gland can be cause foe hypothyroidism. The thyroid contains sequestered proteins. Proteins t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience in Psychiatry
As above : When u go to see a doctor u should get in the habit of asking about his finding and addressing any concern u may have.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Seems normal.: Having trouble understanding the question. Seems like you have a normal benign thyroid. Thyroglobulin abs are present in about 10% of the population.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
NOTHING: It's as normal finding. I don't know why anyone would have drawn it in the first place. Talk w/your doctor.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Yes: Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies are usually reported as international units (iu)/ ml. Abnormal levels can be seen in autoimmune thyroid disease such as ... Read More

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