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Can you suffer from thyroid storm if you have an underactive thyroid?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: Only if you severely overdose on your thyroid replacement pills can this happen but then you will be hyperthyroid and not hypothyroid anymore.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
No: Thyroid storm is a condition exclusively related to hyperthyroidism, which is the opposite of hypothyroidism.

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