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What distinguishes hypothyroidism from thyroid disease?

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Dr. David Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Various

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone.
You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated by a qualified doctor. Hypothyroidism is only one form of thyroid disorder.

In brief: Various

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone.
You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated by a qualified doctor. Hypothyroidism is only one form of thyroid disorder.
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