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  1. Hi and thank you for posting us at Medimetry.Thyroid hormones influence growth,puberty and development.Autoimmune conditions,viral illnesses,genetic predisposition all can lead to thyroid illness in children.It can be easily controlled with medications.What type of thyroid disease does this child have?Hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism? A detailed history clinical examination and work up is necessary for diagnosis and management. See a Paediatric Endocrinologist and get evaluated. Keep us posted with more information on child's health.Take care!