A 32-year-old member asked:
I have been diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. what tests will dr. perform?
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
Confusing post: The tests are done to confirm that you have the problem & not something that mimics the disease. They do follow up blood tests to monitor the response to treatment & gauge when they need to start a thyroid supplement (if needed)
397 viewsReviewed Apr 13, 2021
Specializes in Endocrinology
First a comprehensive history and physical exam with particular attention to the thyroid.Then measures of TSH,T4,TRIa and TRAB.This may lead to thyroid scan Ann radioactive iodine uptake of the thyroid.
Reviewed Apr 13, 2021
Last updated Apr 13, 2021
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