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Is it possible for hyperthyroidism to convert into hypothryoidism?

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Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology 53 years experience
Yes: About 80% of people with hyperthyroidism will eventually become hypothyroid. Those who have surgery or radioactive iodine treatment will usually have it sooner than those on medical treatment.

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