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11 Dec 2002

Thyroid antibodies
Can you help I was told I have an uderactive thyroid and that they were waiting for the results of the antibodies, my usaual doc is away at the moment, but the nurse said the antibodies were high 579 should I do anything or take anything and what causes this?

Many thanks
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01 Jan 0001

Stickybits, it sounds like you have thyroiditis. They will now have to do iodine uptake studies to determine which for of thyroiditis you have as the treatment ranges from doing nothing to life-long thyroid hormone replacement. Good luck.
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