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Doctor says I have high thyroid antibodies. Does this mean I am hypothyroid or hyperthyroid? How is this treated?

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Dr. Sudhir Bansal
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Autoimmune thyroid

Presence of antibodies means you have underlying autoimmune disease present sporadic or in families it may not be resulting in thyroid dysfunction at your age it may cause a goiter as you grow be checked for dysfunction which could be over active not common or underactive more often may need treatment during pregnancy.

In brief: Autoimmune thyroid

Presence of antibodies means you have underlying autoimmune disease present sporadic or in families it may not be resulting in thyroid dysfunction at your age it may cause a goiter as you grow be checked for dysfunction which could be over active not common or underactive more often may need treatment during pregnancy.
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