Myxedema Coma (cont.)
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Next Steps in Myxedema Coma
Following the start of treatment, careful monitoring, usually in the intensive care unit, is necessary.
Myxedema Coma Follow-up
Follow-up with the doctor after discharge is important to monitor the thyroid condition and decide on the right thyroid hormone dose to be taken.
Myxedema Coma Prevention
Myxedema coma can be prevented with early treatment of hypothyroidism, taking thyroid medication regularly, and recognition of the warning symptoms of myxedema coma.
Myxedema Coma Outlook
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Medically reviewed by John A. Seibel, MD; Board Certified Internal Medicine with a subspecialty in Endocrinology & Metabolism
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/22/2016
Mohammad Alshanti, MD, MBBS
Mohsen S Eledrisi, MD, FACP, FACE
Arthur B Chausmer, MD, PhD, FACP, FACE, FACN, CNS
Mary L Windle, PharmD
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