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A 31-year-old female asked:

Hypothyroid symptoms, enlarged thyroid with nodules on ultrasound, normal tsh & thyroid blood tests but high tpo antibodies +22 (normal less than 9). can this cause symptoms?

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Dr. Travis Birkhead
General Practice 3 years experience
Elevated Anti-TPO indicates a likely autoimmune thyroiditis. Symptoms of high and low thyroid levels can ensue back to back. A full detail of symptoms with your primary care doctor will likely reveal if thyroiditis is the cause of symptoms and the best treatment course.
Last updated May 10, 2022

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