One of the most common causes of goiter formation worldwide is iodine deficiency.
“Endocrinologist” is very well experienced in dealing Goiter disease. Our doctors will diagnose the underlying cause for goiter and will implement a perfect treatment plan suited for you.
Signs and symptoms of goiter may include:
A visible swelling at the base of your neck
Tight feeling in throat
Diagnosing goiter may also involve, Physical exam, Hormone test, Antibody test, Ultrasound of the thyroid, Thyroid scan, CT scan or MRI. Blood tests may be able to measure the level of thyroid and pituitary gland hormones.
An underactive thyroid will show a low level of the thyroid hormone. However, the level of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) will be higher because the pituitary gland is attempting to stimulate the thyroid gland to produce more thyroid hormone. We also deal with other Hormonal Disorders like:
* Thyroid Disorders
* Osteoporosis and Calcium Disorders
* Female Hormonal Disorders
* Male Hormonal Disorders
* Cholesterol Disorders
* Adrenal Diseases
* Pituitary Diseases
* Nutritional Disorders
Options for dealing with a goiter depend on the size of the thyroid, the symptoms experienced and the cause. Most often, it’s a “watch and see what happens”. There is also the option for a hormone replacement therapy, Radioactive iodine treatment, Biopsy and Surgery.