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Can hypothyroid problems cause a child to do badly in school?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Absolutely

Thyroid hormone is very important for the development of the child, both physically and mentally.
If you suspect hypothyroidism in your child, bring him/her to the pediatrician to have a blood draw. Treat it if hypothyroidism is confirmed.

In brief: Absolutely

Thyroid hormone is very important for the development of the child, both physically and mentally.
If you suspect hypothyroidism in your child, bring him/her to the pediatrician to have a blood draw. Treat it if hypothyroidism is confirmed.
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