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My mum is 45 years old and she had a blood test which showed she had an underactive thyroid. How is this treated?

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Dr. Anthony Fritz
Internal Medicine

In brief: Thyroxine

Thyroid replacement therapy is the usual answer and thyroxine is the usual replacement hormone.

In brief: Thyroxine

Thyroid replacement therapy is the usual answer and thyroxine is the usual replacement hormone.
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