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A 31-year-old female asked:

thyroid ultrasound results showed hyperthyroidism but blood tests came back saying hypothyroidism tsh 11.4 antibodies teat also came back high?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Size v function: The ultrasound can only tell you the anatomy of the thyroid whereas the blood tests tell you how it functions. In your case, you have low thyroid function and probably an enlarged thyroid.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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