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What is thyroiditis like?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology

In brief: Which Type?

There are different varieties of thyroiditis - some may present with only an enlarged thyroid (or not).
The function of the gland may be either overactive, underactive, or normal. Usually not painful, but there are acute and subacute types which may cause discomfort.

In brief: Which Type?

There are different varieties of thyroiditis - some may present with only an enlarged thyroid (or not).
The function of the gland may be either overactive, underactive, or normal. Usually not painful, but there are acute and subacute types which may cause discomfort.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Dr. David Geffner
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Painless or painful

There are many types of thyroiditis ranging from acute and subacute (painful) to chronic, or lymphocytic (hashimoto's) thyroiditis (painless.
Even subacute thyroiditis may on occasion be painless.

In brief: Painless or painful

There are many types of thyroiditis ranging from acute and subacute (painful) to chronic, or lymphocytic (hashimoto's) thyroiditis (painless.
Even subacute thyroiditis may on occasion be painless.
Dr. David Geffner
Dr. David Geffner
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