Anti-thyroid autoantibodies

What is Anti-thyroid autoantibodies?

The immune system may produce antithyroid antibodies that destroy thyroid tissue. An antithyroid antibody test determines whether you have these antibodies. Increased levels of anti thyroid antibodies may mean that you have autoimmune hypothyroidism (Hashimoto's thyroiditis) or autoimmune hyperthyroidism (Graves' disease).

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I am hipothyroid 4 years now. I had a blood test at March 2009 my TSH was 6,777 uIU/ml , anti-TPO 283 IU/ml and another blood test recently...

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I am 30 years old with 22nd week of pregnancy (first issue).
Following tests were suggested by an Endocronoligists
A) Thyroid test reveals...

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Abnormal Thyroid Tests, W/ Conflicting Dx
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Here is my situation:

THYROID PROFILE

For last 10 years, my TSH has been suppressed. I do not...

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