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What Is Goiter?

According to Google, Goiter is an abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet.

Symptoms of Goiter
Swollen Frontside of Neck
Eyes That are Protruding

Goiter Images


Goiter Treatments

Goiter treatment is neccesary if the symptoms are severe. The Thyroid Gland is removed and hormonal treatments follow the removal of the thyroid. Usually treatment lasts a lifetime as hormonal therapy is neccesary to counteract the removal of the thyroid gland.

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