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Swollen thyroid gland

Swollen thyroid gland: Introduction

Swollen thyroid gland: An enlarged thyroid gland is a lump that can be felt under the skin at the front of the neck. When it is large enough to see easily,it's called a goiter. See detailed information below for a list of 14 causes of Swollen thyroid gland, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Swollen thyroid gland: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Swollen thyroid gland

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Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might...read more »

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Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild...read more »

Thyroid disorders greatly under-diagnosed: One study found that about 10% of people had undiagnosed thyroid disorders, mostly hyperthyroidism, but also hypothyroidism. The symptoms of thyroid disorders...read more »

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Detailed list of causes of Swollen thyroid gland

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How Common are these Causes of Swollen thyroid gland?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Swollen thyroid gland. Of the 14 causes of Swollen thyroid gland that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 14 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Swollen thyroid gland:

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Medical Conditions associated with Swollen thyroid gland:

Goiter (77 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Thyroid symptoms (172 causes), Endocrine symptoms (217 causes), Neck swelling (149 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Thyroid problems (154 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Neck symptoms (833 causes)

Symptoms related to Swollen thyroid gland:

Drugs, Goitrogenous food, Graves disease (10 causes), Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (1 cause), Pendred syndrome, Pregnancy (699 causes), Subacute thyroiditis, Thyroid cyst, Thyroid malignancy/carcinoma, Thyroid Nodules

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