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What test should be done to determine hashimoto

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Thyroid antibodie: Check thyroid antibodies (especially thyroid peroxidase antibodies). If this is positive, then you have autoimmune thyroid disease and should be treat ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Rohde
34 years experience General Practice
Gut testing: An unhealthy gut from our poor "american" diet is the root cause of autoimmune disease. Go to A4M.com and use physician locator tab to find a trained ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: First of all, see a rheumatologist if you have not done so already. While an ANA can often be positive in hashimoto's it is much more unusual for the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No need.: Hashimoto's does not require surveillance. Nodules may require surveillance but you have none.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Immune throiditis: Autoimmune thyroiditis initially may not require treatment. Only once normal thyroid function is affected is thyroid replacement medication appropriat ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Nothing: Untill we know what your replacement dose is. L-t4? Dessicated thyroid? L-t3? Ask him/her.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Hashimotos follow up: If you were diagnosed with Hashimotos 25 yr ago, one would expect that you are now hypothyroid (and hopefully taking levothyroxine replacement). The ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Thyroid Antibody: studies should tell you if Hashimoto's Thyroiditis or simple hypothyroidism. Hope this helps! Dr Z
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Free T4, TSH: I would order the above tests to make sure that your thyroid status is normal before and perhaps even during your pregnancy. I 'd doubt that you can o ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Hypothyroidism: Sounds like you some of the symptoms of hypothyroidism. If you are taking thyroid supplement that needs to be adjusted after having a thyroid functio ... Read More

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