First of all, we must take into account the symptoms we have described above, especially if they are recurrent or simultaneous. It is also essential to know the family history (if parents, uncles, aunts or grandparents had thyroid problems). Then, consult a specialist who will examine the patient by palpating the neck (which can often detect hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism). At the same time, a blood test will be performed to determine the levels of TSH and thyroid hormone.
After following this protocol, the patient will be given a precise diagnosis and, if necessary, medications will be prescribed, or an intervention may be recommended (such as surgery to remove goiter, or the administration of iodine to stimulate the thyroid gland).
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Source the symptoms to detect for thyroid dysfunction: and