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A 35-year-old male asked:

Thyroid disease considered disability?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Depends: Depends on who is defining disability. Generally the answer would be no. Thyroid disease is easily treated and when treated appropriately there is no characterizable disability.
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Dr. Stephanie Lee
43 years experience
Thyroid: Thyroid disease is not usually qualify for disability since they can be treated with medications. There are always exceptions and your doctor can let you know if your case should be considered a disability.
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