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A 18-year-old female asked:

If my mother has hyperthyroidism (diagnosed in her 20s and later had me), how likely is it for me to get it ?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
There is some hereditary (genetic correlation) in thyroid disease but not strong. You should not worry much about it.
Last updated Nov 14, 2021
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