If you have mild hypothyroidism, you
may not need treatment now. But you'll want to watch closely for signs that it
is getting worse.
If you are diagnosed with severe
hypothyroidism, you will need to be treated right away in the hospital. Severe
hypothyroidism can lead to a rare but dangerous disease called
Should I be tested for hypothyroidism?
important to watch for signs of the disease so it can be treated promptly.
These signs may be easy to miss, so testing is a good idea for:
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July 16, 2010
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