A 44-year-old member asked:
Could you tell me what are postive tpo anitibodies?
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Endocrinology 41 years experience
They show: That you have had thyroid inflammation, most commonly hashimoto's thyroiditis, which is very common. Low levels of antibodies are generally meaningless. Repeated bouts of thyroid inflammation can lead to enlargement of the thyroid and development of hypothyroidism over time - but these are easy to diagnose and treat.
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Last updated Aug 16, 2013
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