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How do I get an accurate diagnosis of hashimoto's thyroiditis?

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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Lab work

After a history and physical examination, lab work usually confirms the diagnosis.
This is a common autoimmune thyroid disorder, and, when treated, has an excellent prognosis.

In brief: Lab work

After a history and physical examination, lab work usually confirms the diagnosis.
This is a common autoimmune thyroid disorder, and, when treated, has an excellent prognosis.
Dr. Mike Bowman
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Dr. David Geffner
Have your doctor get a TPO antibody blood test. It is + in 85% of patients with Hashimoto's
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: Thyroid antibodies

Hashimoto's disease is defined by the presence of antithyroperoxidase antibodies and/or antithyroglobulin antibodies.

In brief: Thyroid antibodies

Hashimoto's disease is defined by the presence of antithyroperoxidase antibodies and/or antithyroglobulin antibodies.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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