Goiter (Enlarged Thyroid)

About- Goiter also called enlarged thyroid is an abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland that causes a lump in the front of the neck.
 
Symptoms-
Goiter Cough
Goiter Difficulty swallowing
Goiter Dizziness
Goiter Hoarse Voice
Goiter Shortness of breath
Goiter Swelling in the neck
 
Causes-
Goiter Graves’ disease
Goiter Hashimoto’s Disease
Goiter Iodine deficiency
Goiter Pregnancy
Goiter Thyroid Cancer
Goiter Thyroid nodules
Goiter Thyroiditis

Risk Factors

Goiter Family history of thyroid cancerThyroid nodules
Goiter Insufficient iodine in the diet
Goiter Older age
Goiter Radiation therapy
Goiter Women are more prone to have this disease than men

Specialists to visit
Endocrinologist Endocrinologist

Endocrinologist General Surgeon
 
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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.thyroid.org
https://www.healthdirect.gov.au

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