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A 20-year-old female asked:

Does the treatment of a thyroid disease lead to weight gain, or overweight gain? or it just stabilize

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Dr. Srinivas Katta
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Thyroid disease: Depends on how it is treated. And what is ur thyroid disease.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Depends: On treating under active or overactive thyroid. Under active thyroid causes weight gain and treating it will stabilize or have weight loss. Overactive thyroid can have weight loss and treating will stabilize weight loss and may go back to baseline.
Last updated Mar 26, 2014


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