A 36-year-old member asked:
can having your thyroid removed cause elevated liver enzymes?
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Dr. Louis Cady answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
No -not directly: Interesting question, and one i hadn't considered. Elias, rm et al, from mayo clinic (http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/23251814) published on the syndrome of liver problems (which would cause elevated liver enzymes) in patients with "thyrotoxicosis" which means too much thyroid hormones circulating. Most patients had their thyroid either destroyed with i131 or removed with surgery....
Answered on Jul 20, 2017
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