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Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disorder that causes hypothyroidism. In this condition, the immune system attacks the thyroid gland and causes damage to it. This results in underactive thyroid or enlarged thyroid. The symptoms are constipation, depression, fatigue, cold intolerance, irregular periods, and pale skin. It is treated by taking Levothyroxine for having normal levels of thyroid hormones.

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What is Hashimoto's thyroiditis?

Query: Hi doctor,I recently had some blood work come up abnormal after going to my PCP for extreme fatigue (as well as a myriad of other symptoms). My WBC and platelets were both a little low. He said something was destroying my platelets, so he wanted to run some more tests. Here are my abnormal results- ...  Read Full »

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Answer: Hi, Welcome to There are multiple problems but do not worry, there are solutions to all these problems, but we have to step by step first; you told me Hashimoto's thyroiditis, so most of the symptoms you are mentioning are related to that only so for controlling that I would require y...  Read Full »

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