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Subtypes of Thyroid problems:
Hashimoto's thyroiditis (1 cause), Hyperthyroidism (41 causes), Hypothyroidism (106 causes), Postpartum thyroiditis (1 cause), Thyroid activity increased (21 causes), Thyroid disease (18 causes), Thyroid enlargement (31 causes), Thyroid gland abnormalities (1 cause), Thyroid Pain (15 causes), Thyroid symptoms (172 causes), Underactive thyroid gland (10 causes), Goitre (49 causes), Goiter (77 causes), Graves disease (10 causes), Swollen thyroid gland (14 causes), Enlarged thyroid gland (12 causes), Thyroid problems in pregnancy (11 causes), Swollen thyroid gland in pregnancy (7 causes), Raised parathyroid hormone (6 causes), Thyrotoxicosis (28 causes), Increased thyroid activity (5 causes), Cushing-like symptoms (28 causes), Hypothyroidism, insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, major depression,fatigue, Hyperthyroidism in pregnancy (9 causes), Thyroid acropachy (3 causes), Thyrotoxicosis in pregnancy (9 causes), Enlarged thyroid gland in pregancy (6 causes), Thyroid storm (15 causes), Thyroid hormone disorders (10 causes), Hypoparathyroidism (39 causes), Disorders of the thyroid in young adults (8 causes), Hirsutism in Cushing's disease (3 causes), Low basal free T4 (9 causes), Cushing's disease (2 causes)
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Hypothyroidism (106 causes), Hyperthyroidism (41 causes), Goiter (77 causes), Graves disease (10 causes), Myxedema, Cretinism, Autoimmune thyroiditis, Multinodular goiter, De Quervain's thyroiditis, Papillary carcinoma, Medullary carcinoma, Thyroid nodule, Solitary nodule, Follicular adenoma
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