A 33-year-old member asked:
how can i help care for my 4 yr old daughter with hypothyroidism or mg?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Thyroid: Make sure that she takes her medicine and has medical follow ups.
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Pediatric Endocrinology 21 years experience
Blood test: The best way to ensure good control of your daughter's hypothyroidism is to have regular blood tests especially that her continued growth will require that she receives adequate dosing. Avoiding giving thyroxine with any calcium containing food will also help in ensuring maximal gut absorption.
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Last updated Mar 21, 2012
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