A 28-year-old female asked:
I have hashimotos and i just got my bloodwork .thyroglobulin is way high and i have no antibodies. is this a sign i might have thyroid cancer?
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Family Medicine 32 years experience
See your doc: Thyroglobulin is only made by thyroid cells. All an elevated thyroglobulin tells you is that you have "something" going on with your thyroid. It could just be inflammation, but you can't know until more tests are done. This test is not a sensitive or specific test for diagnosing thyroid cancer. See an endocrinologist to find out more.
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