A 47-year-old member asked:
how will i know what does an enlarged thyroid gland mean?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim answered
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 people use iodized salt, goiter is more often due to the over- or underproduction of thyroid hormones or to nodules that develop in the gland itself.
Answered on Aug 19, 2018
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