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Does a thyroid ultrasound tell if you have hypothyroidism?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: No

The best test for hypothyroidism is a blood test.
Start with a TSH level.

In brief: No

The best test for hypothyroidism is a blood test.
Start with a TSH level.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics

In brief: Ultrasound

No -- only lab tests do that.
Ultrasound can show inflammation or enlargement or nodules often associated with thyroid dysfunction but not causative of it.

In brief: Ultrasound

No -- only lab tests do that.
Ultrasound can show inflammation or enlargement or nodules often associated with thyroid dysfunction but not causative of it.
Dr. Samuel Freedman
Dr. Samuel Freedman
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