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How to get the correct diagnosis for thyroidism?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Scan and biopsy: If the patient is sweaty and losing weight hyperthyroidism may be present. If putting on weight and swelling present pretibially, myxedema may be developing. Thyroxin levels in the system will indicate hyper or hypothyroidism.

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