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i have a hyperactive thyroid and am waiting on seeing a consultant.

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i have a hyperactive thyroid and am waiting on seeing a consultant. is it important this is treated quickly as the waiting list seems to be about 2-3 months?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
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Yes
If you have symptoms it is important to treat it more quickly.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thanks Dr Thomas, the symptoms are weight loss and some blurry vision. So I guess it would be better to get it seen to more quickly. all the best cliona

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Yes it would
One can develop a heart rate problem for example.

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