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How to get the correct diagnosis for thyroidism?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
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In brief: Scan and biopsy

If the patient is sweaty and losing weight hyperthyroidism may be present.
If putting on weight and swelling present pretibially, myxedema may be developing. Thyroxin levels in the system will indicate hyper or hypothyroidism.

In brief: Scan and biopsy

If the patient is sweaty and losing weight hyperthyroidism may be present.
If putting on weight and swelling present pretibially, myxedema may be developing. Thyroxin levels in the system will indicate hyper or hypothyroidism.
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