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Advice for how to get diagnosis of silent/painless

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Advice for how to get diagnosis of silent/painless thyroiditis. Had recent episode of thyrotoxicosis, private bloods revealed elevated T3,REF3.1-6.8. GPs saying it cannot be silent thyroiditis as TSH is normal
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 days ago.
This is Dr David
Why do you think you have thyroiditis? What symptoms are you having? How old are you? Are you male or female?
Blood tests for anti thyroid antibodies such as anti thyroid peroxides and anti thyroid globulin antibilodies if elevated can tell for sure if you have thyroiditis