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  1. Thyroid Cancer Discusses causes and symptoms of thyroid cancer. Covers factors that increase risk, including exposure to radiation. Discusses diagnosis and treatment with surgery, radioactive iodine, and thyroid hormone therapy.
  2. Thyroid Hormones
  3. Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound Covers imaging test to check the thyroidgland and parathyroid glands. Includes info on problems test checks for, such as lumps in the thyroidgland or enlarged thyroid and parathyroid glands. Covers how it is done. Discusses possible results.
  4. Thyroid Biopsy
  5. Thyroid Scan
  6. Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH) Discusses blood test used to check for thyroidgland problems. Explains how TSH causes thyroidgland to make hormones that help control metabolism. Covers how it is done and test results.
  7. Thyroid Scan: Understanding the Test Learn what happens before and during a thyroid scan and what the test looks for.
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  9. Thyroid Hormone Tests Looks at various tests used to check how well the thyroidgland is working. Covers what results might mean. Also looks at what might affect a test. Offers links to info on other tests that might be useful, including thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) test.
  10. Hyperthyroidism Discusses hyperthyroidism and what happens to the body's metabolism if the thyroidgland is overactive. Explains how Graves' disease usually causes an overactive thyroid. Describes symptoms. Covers exams and tests to diagnose it. Provides info on treatment.
  11. Hypothyroidism Covers hypothyroidism, which happens when the thyroid doesn't make enough thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) hormones. Includes causes like thyroiditis. Covers tests for TSH, T4, and T3. Also includes info on treatment with medicine such as levothyroxine.
  12. Thyroid Surgery
  13. Thyroid Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  14. Thyroid Storm
  15. Types of Thyroid Cancer
  16. Thyroid Hormone Production and Function
  17. Thyroid Hormone Replacement for Hypothyroidism
  18. Subclinical Hypothyroidism
  19. Hyperthyroidism: Graves' Ophthalmopathy
  20. Radioactive Iodine Uptake Test
  21. Hormones Has info on hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and thyroid tests. Also has links to info on PMS and polycystic ovary syndrome.
  22. Antithyroid Antibodies Test
  23. Subclinical Hyperthyroidism
  24. Radioactive Iodine for Hyperthyroidism
  25. Uncommon Causes of Hyperthyroidism
  26. Hyperthyroidism: Should I Use Antithyroid Medicine or Radioactive Iodine? Guides you through decision to use antithyroid medicine or radioactive iodine to treat hyperthyroidism. List benefits for and against each of the treatments. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  27. Hyperthyroidism: Age-Related Symptoms
  28. Hypothyroidism in Infants, Children, and Teens
  29. Radioactive Iodine
  30. Hyperthyroidism: Medicines for Symptoms

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