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Can a pre-teen child have thyroid problems?
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Thyroid problems can occur in anyone at any age.
If you have symptoms of thyroid problems, please see your primary care doctor to have a blood test.

In brief: Yes
Thyroid problems can occur in anyone at any age.
If you have symptoms of thyroid problems, please see your primary care doctor to have a blood test.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
We see thyroid problems in children of all age groups.

In brief: Yes
We see thyroid problems in children of all age groups.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics
In brief: Thyroid
Yes. Even babies can be born with a thyroid problem. When it occurs as a child, it is usually due to an "autoimmune" disorder. There are antibodies which attack the gland a cause it to malfunction.
This can lead to either hypo or hyper thyroidism.

In brief: Thyroid
Yes. Even babies can be born with a thyroid problem. When it occurs as a child, it is usually due to an "autoimmune" disorder. There are antibodies which attack the gland a cause it to malfunction.
This can lead to either hypo or hyper thyroidism.
Dr. Samuel Freedman
Dr. Samuel Freedman
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