Recent change to guidelines on treatment of thyroid disorders.

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I have just been told that a GP told a patient that the guidelines on the treatment of any thyroid disorder have been recently changed.

I have made some enquiries about this and await a response.

Has anyone else heard of these alleged changes?

Obviously in the meantime as soon as i get to know anything I will keep everyone posted.

 

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    I am not aware of any changes but would be interested to know more. I have an endocrininoloy review appointment coming up at the beginning of August.
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      Have u ever logged onto Health Unlocked. I think we can mention reputable forums but unsure. I do not want to do anything wrong. 
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    Hi Cindy, I would be ver interested to know the new details on thyroid disorder as I have been on thyroxine for over20yrs and nothing has changed since then.look forward to hearing from you.
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      Hi I honestly do not know. All I know is that on another forum someone wrote that her GP had told her that recet guidelines stated that thyroid treatment be started bearing in mind the patients signs and sumptoms and regardless of the tsh. I cannot copy the link as patient co will not allow it.

      I have just e mailed it to a friend but this is disallowed on this website. Will try agsin. Sorry. I have written to the forum concerned and will check later on for an answer. Obviously will keep everyone updated.

       

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      HIYA 

      FOUND THE POSTING. No answer yet.

      Can e mail posting as in Public Domain but it will be sent for modding so whats the point.

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    Very intertested in this as my TSH has been Normal for 3 years despite all the symptoms and currently losing clumps of eye lashes. My gp has just agreed to refer m to the endos  but thinks they wont do anything. At least I got a referal . Been hard to even get that. Think it was the eyelashes that stumped him.
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      LOL!

      It doesn't take much to stump them.

      ​Anyway I would do my own thing Get bloods done privately and collect as much evidence as possible to prove your case .  Has anyone ever done thyroid antibody tests, anas or ebv?

      ​Still no news from the person who wrote that her GP said the guidelines had been recently changed.​

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