Hashimotos thyroiditis, how do you treat?

If thyroid. Hormone level normal, no tretment; if overactive meds or radioactive iodine to decrease production of hormone; occasionally surgery. If underactive, give thyroid hormone.

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Can hashimoto's thyroiditis be treated?

Hashimotos. Yes - usually quite easily. Sometimes it causes only a goiter which does not necessitate treatment. Treatment depends on thyroid hormone levels. Read more...

Who has hashimotos thyroiditis?

Thyroid antibodies. This is an autoimmune disease where the body makes thyroid antibodies which may ultimately (painlessly) destroy gland function, rendering the person hypothyroid. Levothyroxine is the standard treatment for hypothyroidism. We see hashimoto's disease in most age groups. It's far less common in toddlers and younger. Read more...

How do you diagnose hashimotos thyroiditis?

Suspicion / lab test. Hashimoto's is often suspected by history or exam & confirmed by blood tests showing toxic auto-antibodies that have formed to the thyroid tissues. Read more...

Is there anything can be done to soothe symptoms of hashimotos thyroiditis, tried everything, been off meds for 12 months & still stable, still sympto?

It is odd. If you really have the antibodies and are symptomatic that your thyroid function is normal off meds. If that is truly the case your symptoms were probably never from that in the first place and from something else that you have that has not been discovered, you need a good investigator to take a history from the beginning to figure it out. Read more...
Hashimoto symptoms? Unsure what you mean by being stable and off of your meds? Depending on what your symptoms are you may need to seek the advice of an endocrinologist who can suggest symptomatic treatment. Read more...

I have hashimoto's thyroiditis?

Okay. This is usually easy to manage by thyroid replacement as required. A heads-up -- maybe 1% of hashimoto's folks get a vasculitis that can involve the brain and mimic multiple sclerosis; it's treatable but it needs to be suspected before the call can be made. Complications of hashimoto's are rare; you can read about them on your own, get seen fast if the goiter grows fast. Read more...

What is hashimoto's thyroiditis?

Auto ImmuneCondition. Hashimoto Thyroiditis is an auto immune condition of Thyroid Gland.Your immine sustem attacks your thyroid gland with antibody mediated immune response.It was first described by HakaruHashimoto. It is seven time more common in women It is diagnosed by detecting elevated levels of anti thyroidPeroxidaseAntibodies,It causes Hypothyroidism and is treated with Thyroid Hormones like levothyroxine&other. Read more...