A 20-year-old male asked:
Could the wrong treatment of hyperthyroidism cause any serious health damage?
i have been following my own treatment but don't feel very well lately
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 13 years experience
Need endocrinologist: Treatment of hyperthyroidism should not be taken lightly. Working with a good endocrinologist is the best way to get this under control. Left untreated hyperthyroidism can result in "thyroid storm" which can be fatal.
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Endocrinology 43 years experience
Needs to be treated: You don't say what your own treatment is. Methimazole is a good antithyroid drug, but you can take too much, too little, or it can be causing you a side effect. You need to see an endocrinologist and work with him/her on a treatment plan.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 28, 2014
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