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

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Dr. Quang Nguyen answered

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Only if you severely overdose on your thyroid replacement pills can this happen but then you will be hyperthyroid and not hypothyroid anymore.

Answered Oct 11, 2020

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss answered

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Thyroid storm is a condition exclusively related to hyperthyroidism, which is the opposite of hypothyroidism.

Answered Mar 24, 2013

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