Subacute thyroiditis

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What is subacute thyroiditis?

Subacute thyroiditis is an acute inflammatory disease of the thyroid that is thought to be caused by a virus. Lasting for a few weeks to many months, it is characterized by transient thyrotoxicosis and then a return to normal thyroid function in most patients.

Common symptoms reported by people with subacute thyroiditis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for subacute thyroiditis

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Compare treatments taken by people with subacute thyroiditis

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Who has subacute thyroiditis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 26 say subacute thyroiditis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 4
30s 8
40s 8
50s 7
60s 7
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 4
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 33

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 10
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from subacute thyroiditis patients who have completed their condition history
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