How is hyperthyroidism diagnosed?
Hyperthyroidism is diagnosed with a physical examination and blood tests to check hormone and antibody levels. In some cases, a thyroid scan using radioactive iodine may be necessary to determine the type of hyperthyroidism.
Author: Kellie Heywood
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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