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I've always identified being hypothyroid from my symptoms but my tests results show possible hyperthyroidism- what's going on?

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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 19 years experience
U need thorough exam: It depends on your symptoms you have pegged for "hypothyroidism." fatigue, weight gain, etc can be due to many other medical problems besides hypothyroidism. At this point, you need to be evaluated and treated for the hyperthyroidism and further work continued for your other symptoms.
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Antibodies : Make sure you are tested for thyroid antibodies also.

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