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Is thyroid disease transferrable to others?

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Posted on Mon, 18 May 2015
Question: Hello,

Our maid have positive Thyroid Gland Diease. She lives in our house. We have children also. Can Thyroid Gland Diease affect/transfer to others? The person is using things such as plates and glass while eating along with us. Please check and advise. Thanks
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Answered by Dr. Ralf Von Seckendorff (23 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Thyroid disease not transferrable

Detailed Answer:
Dear patient,

different conditions of thyroid gland are usually not infectious and therefore not transferrable to others, so no worries for you.

Hope this is helping you , if you have any clarificatons you can get back to me, if this was helpful please kindly rate my answer. Best regards


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Brief Answer: Thyroid disease not transferrable Detailed Answer: Dear patient, different conditions of thyroid gland are usually not infectious and therefore not transferrable to others, so no worries for you. Hope this is helping you , if you have any clarificatons you can get back to me, if this was helpful please kindly rate my answer. Best regards