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Dr Rishi Shukla
MBBS, MD, DM
Endocrinologist

Practicing at-

Regency Hospital , Kanpur

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Goiter Treatment in Kanpur


A goiter is an abnormal enlargement of thyroid gland. Thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of neck just below Adam's apple. Although goiters are usually painless, a large goiter can cause a cough and make it difficult to swallow or breathe. Symptoms of goiter are tightness in throat, coughing, hoarseness, difficulty swallowing, difficulty breathing. Causes of goiter are iodine deficiency, grave disease, hashimoto disease, multinodular goiter, pregnancy. Goiter treatment is done by endocrinologists.

Endocrinologist is the study of the endocrine system in the human body. This is a system of glands that secrete hormones. Hormones are chemicals that affect the actions of different organ systems in the body. Examples include thyroid hormone, growth hormone, and insulin.

When to consult online with an Endocrinologist-

• Consultation with an Endocrinologist is needed in case of growth and development, tissue function, sleep, digestion, respiration, excretion, mood, stress, lactation, etc

• Endocrinologists can be consulted in case of Acromegaly, Adrenal Insufficiency, and Addison's Disease, Cushing's Syndrome.