A 38-year-old member asked:
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i'm wondering are hashimoto's disease and multinodular goiter linked together?

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Dr. Aldino Pierotti III
28 years experience Integrative Medicine
They Can Be!: Whenever the thyroid is under an autoimmune attack, the possibility of developing a multinodular goiter is significantly increased. Whether the goiter and nodules are from Hashimoto's or not, they need to be addressed and appropriately treated.
Answered on Oct 7, 2017
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