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What're the risks involved with goiter removal?

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Dr. David Geffner
Endocrinology 55 years experience
Depends: On the surgeon. Who told you the goiter must be removed? Are you having symptoms of compression? What is the cause of the goiter? An overactive or underactive thyroid? See a thyroidologist before a surgeon.
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