A 53-year-old member asked:
How do I know if I have a thyroid problem and how would i know?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Yash Khanna answered
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Syptome/tests: There many different thyroid diseases with different symptoms and presentation.Some will present with goiter(thyroid swelling in neck)while others may present with symptoms or overactive gland like palpitation, fast heart beat; weight loss.Or underactive with weight gain, and others. Diagnosis is made by blood test for the hormones and if there is a goiter with imaging like ultrasound/scan/biops.
Answered on Dec 3, 2013
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