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Should you get hashimotos antibody test if your already on levothyroxine?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: probably not

If you are hypothyroid and on levothyroxine, it is likely due to hashimoto's thyroiditis.
Anti-tpo antibodies are not always positive with hashi. So whether or not the test is positive, it would probably not change anything that you would do.

In brief: probably not

If you are hypothyroid and on levothyroxine, it is likely due to hashimoto's thyroiditis.
Anti-tpo antibodies are not always positive with hashi. So whether or not the test is positive, it would probably not change anything that you would do.
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