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A 31-year-old female asked:

Previously diagnosed hashimoto's disease turned into hyperthyroidism. can anti thyroid medication be used to get t4 levels back to normal levels without surgery?

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Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Hyperthyroid: If the hyperthyroid is due to generalized inflammation of the thyroid as in your case, medications can be used to manage them. If it becomes difficult to control with meds or have side effects then surgery may be required. Sometimes it is caused because of localized swelling and then surgery or other options may become necessary as well.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Very likely but must be taken as directed.
Nov 28, 2020
Last updated Nov 28, 2020


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