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A 33-year-old female asked:

How to treat hypo thyroidism permanently?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Thyroid med: Hypothyroidism can be treated with thyroid hormone replacement. If the diagnosis was made correctly, you most likely will need to take the pill lifelong.
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Synthroid (thyroxine): The only way to handle hypothyroidism is to take synthroid (thyroxine) for life, which is a synthetic version the hormone that you are deficient in.

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