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    12 year old with enlarged thyroid??
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    tryflin posted:
    My 12 year old daughter has just been diagnosed with an enlarged thyroid, & she has also has gained about 9 lbs in the past few months....I cant find any information on pre teens with this condition,could anyone offer any information or a web site where I might can learn more about this?? Thank you very much,Im very concerned!!
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    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi and Welcome tryflin,

    I am sorry to hear about this. You may want to also post with our Parenting Community for possible expert response.

    We also have a Thyroid Community which may be helpful.

    And, in the meantime, you may be interested in this information -
    Understanding Thyroid Problems .

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