The doctor will ask about symptoms and past health. A physical exam will be done.
Blood tests can check levels of
thyroid hormones. Abnormal levels will suggest a problem with the thyroid. Other tests may be done to rule out other health conditions with similar symptoms.
Medicine will be used to replace the missing thyroid hormones. It should relieve symptoms. The amount of medicine that is needed may change over time. Regular check ups will help treatment stay on track.
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