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Old 02-10-2005, 11:13 AM   #1
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am I to young?

Am I to young to be hypothryoid. I am 24? My cousin was 27 when she found out. She said truth be known she probably had symptoms for way longer just didn't know it. Thanks for any info!

 
Old 02-10-2005, 11:47 AM   #2
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Re: am I to young?

I'm 19 and was diagnosed hypo a month ago.. I've had symptoms for a year or two though, just didn't realize that they all fit together!

 
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Old 02-10-2005, 12:16 PM   #3
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Re: am I to young?

thanks that makes me feel better. My husband is in the marine corps and at our last duty station the doctor told me I was to young to have a thyroid disorder. He didn't listen to me that my mom,grandma, both aunts, and cousin all have it. They are all on the same side of the family also. I am going to my moms doctor next week to get a blood test because now that we have moved I don't want to have to go through all the BS just to get it checked.

 
Old 02-10-2005, 01:18 PM   #4
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nope! Im 19 and Im hypo (hashimotos) so...i dont believe age matters too much. My mom was 11 when she had her thyroid removed for a goiter.

 
Old 02-12-2005, 07:32 AM   #5
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My daughter was eight when she was diagnosed hypo and I believe she had been for several years prior to being diagnosed. It's good that you are going to go to a different doc.
Good Luck!

 
Old 02-13-2005, 03:39 AM   #6
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I was 23! You are never too young!

 
Old 02-13-2005, 05:10 AM   #7
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Our son was dxed at 10 but he displayed symptoms back to age 7.

 
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