A 44-year-old female asked:
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Does hashimoto's thyroiditis disease affect parathyroid glands?

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Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Generally not: Rarely. Make sure you're receiving brand name T4 replacement, as generics are generally unreliable.
Answered on Jan 15, 2015
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