hello My brother's dauhgter just 5 months baby has been detected thyroid . This was detected after she was bor n . Immediately my brother's wife was also tested for thyroid but found negative. Some doctors have told that the medicines for thyroid has to be taken throught life, but some have told that it can be stopped after 5 years . please advise me on that and our family is fully worried becuase she is a girl . is there is any treatment because of which it will be cured . at present the baby is taking medicines.