Thyroid disorders are more common in adults but are seen in children too.

When do you need to go to your endocrinologist?

  • Child not growing in height but gaining weight.
  • Declining school performance
  • Feeling too cold or too hot, more than normal children.
  • Irregular periods in girls.
  • Infants slow in attaining milestones in comparison to other children.

Thyroid problems can have many a number of presentations and sometimes symptoms not due to thyroid disorders also gets attributed to it.

So it is important to know if your child house a problem with the thyroid functions. This can be very well managed with proper treatment.