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Sarcoidosis with positive Thyroid autoantibodies.

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thyroid autoantibibodies blood test results
Anti- Thyroglobulin Abs (Centaur) = 160 U/mL
Anti- Thyroidal Peroxidase Abs = 974 U/mL
All other thyroid test fine. My symptoms I have experienced lately are Muscle stiffness, change in menstrual period, weight that I cannot loose and tiredness. My only other health concern is diagnosed sarcoidosis.

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Category: Diabetologist
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Thanks for your query at DoctorSpring.

From your reports, I gather that you have positive tests for auto-antibodies for Thyroid, although you have normal thyroid function. (I presume TSH, free T4 and T3 are normal). Your symptoms are not be related to thyroid abnormality and may be related to sarcoidosis and probably, steroids that you may have recieved for the same.

But you have a risk of developing hypothyroidism in future, more than those people who don't have these antibodies. You need to test your Thyroid function by TSH and T3 and T4, on an annual basis.

Please let me know if you have more queries.


Dr. J Muthukrishnan
Category: Diabetologist
1. 10th Asia-Pacific Pediatric Endocrine Society  Fellows meeting, Seoul, Korea, Oct 2008
2. Eighth ICMR Course on Genetics and Genetic Counseling – Jul 2008 – SGPGI, Lucknow
3. Annual Certificate Course on Endocrinological Laboratory Techniques at National Institute of Nutrition (ICMR) Hyderabad,India, ( Aug-Sep 2006) 
Fellowship: Endocrinology, Diplomate of National Board, National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2008, Medwin Hospital, Hyderabad
Senior Residency: Diplomate of National Board (General Medicine), National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2002
Residency: MD, General Medicine, 1997-2000, Armed Forces Medical College, 2nd position in University
Medical School: MBBS, Armed Forces Medical College, 1992
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