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A 16-year-old female asked:

Do i have hyperthyroidism? i'm skinny but i've been hungry and tired all the time lately and i've been nervous. if i do have this what's the treatment

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
Check thyroid: A doctor will do lab work to determine if thyroid is appropriately functioning, sometimes a thyroid scan is necessary. Treatment options are different depending on the reason for hyperthyroidism. It may range from observation to drugs to radioablation to surgery, depending on cause. Please see your doctor about your concern.
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