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I have autoimmune thyroiditis. Will that make me more susceptible to other auto immune disorders?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Probably yes

A person with autoimmune thyroiditis has a higher chance of getting another autoimmune disorder, such as type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, grave's disease, vitiligo, etc.
.. However, having an increased risk of getting a disorder doesn't mean the person will surely get it. He might be lucky and not have anything but the thyroiditis.

In brief: Probably yes

A person with autoimmune thyroiditis has a higher chance of getting another autoimmune disorder, such as type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, grave's disease, vitiligo, etc.
.. However, having an increased risk of getting a disorder doesn't mean the person will surely get it. He might be lucky and not have anything but the thyroiditis.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Yes.

But unlikely. One autoimmune problem does raise the risk, but it is minimal with hashimoto's, which between 608% of the population has! the condition affects women more than men!

In brief: Yes.

But unlikely. One autoimmune problem does raise the risk, but it is minimal with hashimoto's, which between 608% of the population has! the condition affects women more than men!
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