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what are signs of thyroid disease in children

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Which type?: There are many different conditions that can afflict the thyroid gland. Please let us know which one so that we can provide you with some information ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Many: There are many different kinds of "thyroid disease". If you think you have one find a thyroidologist through the american thyroid association or ask y ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Get tested: A lot of things besides thyroid disease can cause sleepiness and fatigue. If you are worried about your thyroid, however, it is a simple blood test to ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
You are correct: If your doctor won't order the appropriate T3 (liothyronine) and T4, consider changing your doctor, particularly with your family history and possibly ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Many flavors: Hi. "Thyroid disease" comes in many flavors: hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, benign tumors, cancers, autoimmunity, etc. She should have her "thyroid ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not common but posbl: Early detection programs will pick up most early thyroid disease in the newborn period.Latter childhood;preadolescence and adolescence tends to have m ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Tsh: TSH which is normal pretty much rules out a thyroid disorder. Other thyroid blood tests can give conflicting results in certain instances, but the TSH ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Many types.: Thyroid disease is a nonspecific term which indicates there is an abnormality of thyroid function. These include excess secretion of thyroid hormones ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Various: Types and causes of thyroid disease, some are a genetic cause or predisposition, others are induced by the environment such as viruses, some are immu ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Which Disorder?: For an underactive thyroid, levothyroxine pills are prescribed to take daily for thyroid hormone replacement. Overactive thyroid: graves disease - the ... Read More

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