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what does a enlarged thyroid gland mean

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Goiter: It means the gland is larger than normal. The most common cause of goiter worldwide is a lack of iodine in the diet. In the United States, where most ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Thyroid Gland: Is an h-shaped glad below your adam's apple. If your thyroid gland is enlarged, that is know as goiter.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid big: 24 M from Philippines states girlfriend has enlarged thyroid with echo showing scatter suggestive of thyroid disease. This means she has an enlarged t ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Enlarged Thyroid Gla: Thyroid gland gets large due to many different conditions 1 hashimotos disease 2graves disease or hyper thyroidism 3post partum throiditis 4thyroi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kaplan
43 years experience Endocrinology
Tapazole (methimazole): You should be seen by a competent endocrinologist. You should have a t3, t4, and TSH thyroid battery of blood tests. You may want to have an ultraso ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Enlarged thyroid: No it does not make you look less feminine. It just shows up as a bump in the neck and is as big as the mass is. Good luck.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
? parathyroid gland: the parathyroid glands which are located inside the thyroid could be hyperacitve which can cause kidney stones, You should ask you doc if this is the ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Look for another cau: If your thyroid is functioning normally(not under active) then the cause of your tiredness is not thyroid related. There are many other causes that on ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Goiter: Hterogenous thyroid can be due to simple goiter and may be associated with hyperthyriodism, hypothyroidism, thyroid nodule, thyroditis and thyroid can ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thyroid: May be mild thyroiditis such as autoimmune. You could have blood tests done to check that and perhaps an ultrasound

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