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A 30-year-old female asked:

I was diagnosed with hashimoto's thyroiditis 1.5 years ago. i am taking euthyrox (75mcg) for it. in the last week my thyroid has been extremely inflammed and i am struggling to breath and feel uncomforatable. what can i do to reduce this inflammation?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Go to your doc: If it is inflamed it may be a recurrence of the thyroiditis and you may need prescription meds to manage it. Contact your treating doc without delay & follow their instructions.
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