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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
44 years experience Endocrinology
American Thyroid: In addition to the information on health tap, excellent patient information about thyroid conditions is available on the website of the american thyro ... Read More
Dr. Mark Elliott
35 years experience Emergency Medicine
Mayo Clinic: Hashimotos is usually a condition where your immune system attacks your thyroid, making it underactive. Try this mayo clinic review: http://www.Ma ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Same thing: These are similar depending on nomenclature.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Hashimoto's thyroiditis is considered a more chronic condition while subacute thyroiditis usually lasts for a few weeks or months and is probably caus ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Sub acute simply refers to the time frame of when symptoms started. Acute usually means within a short period of time, chronic means a much longer tim ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
Hashimoto: Hashimoto's thyroiditis is chronic autoimmune thyroiditis. This is the most common form of thyroiditis. Other forms of thyroiditis include drug-indu ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Depends: Not all individuals with hashimoto's thyroiditis require thyroid replacement but the majority of them will need it later in their disease course. The ... Read More
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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
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 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
56 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
26 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
8 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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