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Is it rare for a 22 year old with hyperthyroidism to get grave's disease?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: Graves' is very common. It's the most common cause of hyperthyroidism. It can occur anytime. It can be treated and cure. Please see your doctor to discuss treatment options.
Dr. Ronald Dreifuss
Radiology 34 years experience
No: The age does not make it rare.
Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
No: Graves disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism. It is often diagnosed in young adults.

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