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Can Hashimoto thyroiditis be hereditary?

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Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine

In brief: Likely

There is generally thought to be a genetic hereditary component to Hashimoto's thyroiditis.
However, there are likely other causes to include a hormonal component, exposure to radiation, and iodine intake.

In brief: Likely

There is generally thought to be a genetic hereditary component to Hashimoto's thyroiditis.
However, there are likely other causes to include a hormonal component, exposure to radiation, and iodine intake.
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