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low thyroid in an infan!! plz ans if u can

i just found out my 7 week old baby might have a low thyroid, i have 2 go back for more tests. im very worried the doctor sd it can cause mental retardation, has any one had a baby who had this disease if so how did your baby end up? and what are the treatments? and what are the symptoms?

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kimmie123

Asked by kimmie123 at 6:29 PM on Jun. 24, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I don't know the symptoms but I am glad the doctor caught it. Thyroid disorders in adults are livable--I am sure the same it true for children. I did a little research and here is some info.

    http://www.thyroid-info.com/articles/hypokids.htm
    beccimae

    Answer by beccimae at 7:29 PM on Jun. 24, 2009

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