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I am a 31 year old female. Thyroid antibody level at 506.

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I am a 31 year old female. Thyroid antibody level at 506. Thyroid functioning 1.8. The blood test was performed after abnormalities shown on an ultrasound on my neck. ENT consultant thinks this is thyroiditis but offered no further tests or treatment. Said it would go away by itself and may return. I also have autoimmune disease Vitiligo. How is the type of thyroiditis diagnosed? What treatment could/should have been offered?
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 10 days ago.

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 10 days ago.

what symptoms do you have?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
I have tiredness. Crackling in my ears. My neck is swollen and a little sore.
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 9 days ago.

Did you have a thyroid uptake scan?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
No, just the blood test firnantibodies and functioning and the ultrasound
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 8 days ago.

I would advise an uptake scan

We need to see if it is over or under active

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Customer: replied 8 days ago.
the functioning test was normal at 1.8 so they've said it's not currently under or over active
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 8 days ago.

I see. but sometimes the labs take a while to catch up to the symptoms.

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