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I have been diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. what tests will dr. perform?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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)
Dr. Erasmo Sturla
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.

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