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What can cause your thyroid to looked enlarged?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
A goiter: Can cause this appearance.
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 56 years experience
Tumor: Goiter, tumor, thyroiditis-inflammation, benign nodular masses.

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Does your thyroid cause your finger nails to look bad?

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It might: Thyroid diseases such as hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism may cause brittle nails or splitting of the nail bed from the nail plate (onycholysis), i must say that nail changes are more commonly associated with hyperthyroidism (graves' disease).

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