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I have been told I have autoimmune thyroid disease associated

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I have been told I have autoimmune thyroid disease associated with elevated levels of thyroid peroxidase [TPO} lgG antibodies
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

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I am sorry you have had this diagnosis.

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these thyroid peroxidase [TPO} lgG antibodies can attack your thyroid gland and cause thyroiditis

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or inflammation of your thyroid gland called Hashimotos thyroidiits.

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and cause your thyroid gland not to work as well as usual

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is your TSH levels elevated?

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have you been started on thyroid supplemental hormones?

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