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Hi I have goiter thyroid, how can I treat it ? It was raised

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Hi
I have goiter thyroid, how can I treat it ?
It was raised bottom of my neck, but it is not malignant.

Pilunnguaq From Greenland

DR HASAN :

HI

DR HASAN :

Thanks for your question. My name isXXXXX and I am here to help you today with your question. I will be happy to assist you with your follow up questions also. I need few details.

DR HASAN :

Are your thyroid function tests normal?

DR HASAN :

Please enter the chat to proceed.

Customer:

Yes it is normal

DR HASAN :

ok

DR HASAN :

What other tests have been done so far?

Customer:

Last year I get radioaktive jod tablet in Denmark Rigsospital

DR HASAN :

Do you have any diagnosed medical problem?

DR HASAN :

Why radioactive iodine was given to reduce its size?

DR HASAN :

i meas was that radioactive iodine given to reduce the size?

Customer:

Yes

Customer:

but it still presse in my neck

Customer:

es to reduce

DR HASAN :

Do you feel shortness of breath at night?

Customer:

no

DR HASAN :

how big is the thyroid?

DR HASAN :

How big is your neck swelling?

Customer:

after I get iodine I notice my thyroid it became less than before

DR HASAN :

ok

Customer:

but under the my neck they is a little raised about 4 cm

DR HASAN :

Thanks a lot for your input.

DR HASAN :

As per description, it is evident that you just have a goitre. With normal thyroid function tests, no malignancy and after radio iodine ablation, you have two choices.

DR HASAN :

If it is not bothering you much, you can leave it as such

DR HASAN :

or

DR HASAN :

if you are concerned for cosmetic reasons then you can get it removed surgically.

DR HASAN :

There is no third option.

DR HASAN :

You must have been given this choice?

DR HASAN :

Are you there?

Customer:

Yes

DR HASAN :

Has your doctor given you a choice of thyroid surgery?

Customer:

Yes they have, but they said i can try iodine first

Customer:

but after a year it feels pressed

DR HASAN :

Do you have apprehensions regarding thyroid surgery because it will help you to get rid of this problem permanently.

Customer:

pressed just more the other day, and less the other day

DR HASAN :

ok

Customer:

iodine is that only to get it less ?

DR HASAN :

Medically yes it is the only thing which can be taken to reduce its size.

Customer:

ok

DR HASAN :

The second option is surgical.

DR HASAN :

There is no other option to reduce the size of thyroid.

Customer:

ok, not yet

DR HASAN :

yes

Customer:

I have no more questions

DR HASAN :

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Customer:

Ok thank you I will ask you in another day if it possible :-)

DR HASAN :

Yes sure as i said you can come back on this page even after rating the answer so please feel free.

DR HASAN :

I will be helpful always.

Customer:

If it finished shall I press Reply ?

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