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Hyperthyroidism Treatment Overview

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Care Plan


First steps to consider

  • If you have signs of hyperthyroidism, like unintentional weight loss, tremor, heart palpitations, heat intolerance, or increased sweating, see a healthcare provider to get a diagnosis and discuss a treatment plan.
  • Hyperthyroidism can be treated with prescription medication, radioactive iodine ablation to destroy thyroid cells, and thyroid surgery.

Emergency Care

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Go to the ER if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Racing or irregular heartbeat
  • Fainting
  • Swelling in your neck, especially if it makes it difficult to swallow or breathe
  • Vision loss or eye pain

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