Symptoms and Signs

June 19, 2009 4:06 pm

Let your doctor know if you develop any of the following signs or symptoms of thyroid disease.

HYPERTHYROIDISM

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HYPOTHYROIDISM

In adults, hypothyroidism usually develops slowly. Symptoms may take months or years before they are noticed, and they are often attributed to aging.

Hypothyroidism in children before age three can lead to mental retardation. Early symptoms may include the following:

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