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Goiter Risk Factors
You may be at risk for a goiter if you: have a family history of thyroid cance, nodule, and other problems that affect the thyroid, do not get enough iodine in your diet, have a condition that decreases the iodine in your body, are female. Women... More »
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www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/goiter/symptoms-causes/dxc-20264595

Nov 9, 2016 ... Goiter — Comprehensive overview covers causes, treatment of this enlargement of the thyroid gland.

www.btf-thyroid.org/information/leaflets/32-thyroid-nodules-and-swellings-guide

What are the main causes of enlargement of the thyroid gland? The main cause is unknown, but thyroid nodules and thyroid enlargement are more common in ...

www.mythyroid.com/thyroidenlargement.html

The majority of patients with thyroid enlargement have benign thyroid disease. ... Finally, thyroid cancer may also be detected as a cause of an enlarged thyroid ...

www.healthline.com/health/common-thyroid-disorders

Goiter is a noncancerous enlargement of the thyroid gland. The most common cause of goiter worldwide is iodine deficiency in the diet.

www.webmd.com/women/guide/understanding-thyroid-problems-basics

Mar 23, 2015 ... Thyroid disorders can range from a small, harmless goiter (enlarged gland) that needs no treatment to life-threatening cancer. The most ...

www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/thyroid/thyroiditis

Apr 7, 2017 ... Read about the 3 main types and their symptoms, causes, and ... Hypothyroidism The thyroid gland is always enlarged in Hashimoto's thyroiditis ...

www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/goiters/thyroid-goiter-basics

A slideshow that covers thyroid goiter—an enlargement of the thyroid gland. ... This slideshow covers common symptoms, causes, and treatments of thyroid ...

www.medicinenet.com/goiter_causes_symptoms_and_treatment/views.htm

Apr 12, 2016 ... Read about causes of a thyroid goiter such as hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Graves' disease, thyroid cancer, and thyroid nodules.

patient.info/health/goitre-thyroid-swelling

Jan 28, 2015 ... You cannot usually see or feel a normal thyroid gland. If the thyroid enlarges, it causes a swelling in the neck which you can see - a goitre.