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Best Thyroid Disorder Treatment for Children in Coimbatore

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What are thyroid disorders in children?

Thyroid is small gland that is located wrapped around the windpipe and it looks like a butterfly. Thyroid is a vital gland when compared to other glands in the human body. Thyroid controls most of the body functions any discrepancy in the function of the thyroid gland it can lead to severe health conditions.

What are the symptoms of thyroid disorder and how can a thyroid disorder be diagnosed?

Thyroid is known to control the growth and puberty functions in children. There are two types of thyroid disorders called hypothyroidism (inadequate amunt of thyroid gland secretion) and hyperthyroidism (excess amount of thyroid gland secretion). Each of these disorders show a different signs. The thyroid condition can show symptoms like:

Hypothyroidism:

Constipation
Dehydrated skin
Cold feeling
Loss of hair
Stunted growth

Hyperthyroidism:

Bulged eyess
Increased appetite
Trouble in sleeping
Increased bowel
movements

Both the thyroid disorders in children is diagnosed through

Understanding the history
of the children
Blood test to monitor the
levels
Radioactive
iodine test
Ultrasound

What involves in the treatment of
Thyroid Disorder in children?

Hypothyroidism is known to cause growth problems in children and also the development in infants is comparatively delayed. Hypothyroidism in children is usually congenital or acquired, so the treatment for this condition is through medications where after the diagnosis of the child is completed, the Pediatric thyroid specialist recommends the medications accordingly. It is very important to follow the same dosage and these medications do not cause any side effects. The treatment for acquired hypothyroidism is usually lifelong.

Hyperthyroidism is a condition where there is an excessproduction of thyroid secretion. Hyperthyroidism has three options for the treatment.

Our Department’s Experience

Our Department of Pediatrics has treated over 2,00,000+ patients with thyroid disorder problems over the last 46 years. Ourteam of highly experienced pediatricians will ensure you receive the best treatment in Coimbatore.

Why Choose Sri Ramakrishna Hospital?

Over 46+ Years of
Medical Service

Best-in-Class Medical Infrastructure All Under One Roof

Highly Experienced
Pediatricians

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Treatment Methods

Our Doctors and their Experience

Our team of highly experienced pediatricians have immense experience in providingthe best thyroid disorder treatment in Coimbatore.

Dr. V. Shobi Anandi is a Pediatric Endocrinologist in Coimbatore with over 10+ years of experience who specialises in treating hormonal problems in infants, children and adolescents.

Dr. V. SHOBI ANANDI
Consultant Pediatrician and Pediatric Endocrinologist MD, DNB, Fellowship in Paediatric Endocrinology

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Frequently Asked Questions

Thyroid gland secretes the hormones required for body functions and these hormones tend to be inadequate or excess in amount. Inadequate secretion of the thyroid gland is referred to as hypothyroidism and excess thyroid hormone secretion is called hyperthyroidism.

Children with hypothyroidism are known to have problems in weight gain, have chances in experiencing constipation, intolerant to cold, and tiredness. People with hyperthyroidism can have severe mood irritability, anxiety, diarrhea, and increased bowel movements.

The common cause of hypothyroidism is an autoimmune condition called Hasimoto’s Thyroiditis which is usually inherited from the family. Hyperthyroidism is usually caused due to an autoimmune condition called Graves’ disease.

Thyroid is small gland that is located wrapped around the windpipe and it looks like a butterfly. Thyroid is a vital gland when compared to other glands in the human body. Thyroid controls most of the body functions any discrepancy in the function of the thyroid gland it can lead to severe health conditions.

Usually children who did not pass their thyroid test, kids showing the signs of thyroid disorder, who have comparatively low growth and development, and pregnant women who have a history of thyroid disorder are recommended to undergo thyroid disorder test.

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