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Anti-thyroglobulin Antibody

Anti-thyroglobulin antibody test helps to assess autoimmune thyroid problems. This test is done to measure thyroglobulin antibodies present in the blood. Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies produce a positive result when the thyroid gland is damaged due to the immune system (autoimmune thyroiditis). Graves disease, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and underactive thyroid are some conditions that show positive results.

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I underwent a thyroid panel test. Do I have a thyroid?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27 year old male. My height is 5'9" and weight is 92 kg. I got tested for thyroid yesterday and got an antithyroid panel test today. My reports are attached. Am I suffering from hypothyroidism or any thyroid disorder? Do I need to start medication?  Read Full »

Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Based on the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it appears that you have hypothyroidism. Have you been previously diagnosed with hypothyroid, and if so, has treatment already been started? Additionally, are you experiencing any other sympt...  Read Full »

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