Hashimoto's Disease | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is the likely cause of my Hashimoto’s disease?
  • What are the results of my blood test(s)? What do these results mean?
  • What is the best treatment option? Will I need medicine?
  • What are the side effects of the medicine? How long will I need to take it?
  • When can I expect relief from my symptoms?
  • Am I at risk for any long-term health problems?


Thyroiditis: Differential Diagnosis and Management by J Slatosky, D.O., B Shipton, D.O., and H Wahba, M.D. (American Family Physician February 15, 2000, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20000215/1047.html)

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Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 02/00