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A 40-year-old member asked:

I have hashimotos hypothyroid thyroiditis? what will happen over the next 12 months?

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Dr. Melissa Young
Endocrinology 11 years experience
Can't predict: It partly depends on how much residual function your thyroid has. Some people remain fairly stable for years, others have a steady decline in function. That's why it is important to follow up with your doctor and have your labs done periodically.
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