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Can pregnancy cause goiter?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

In some women, goiters are affected by their menstrual cycles. Having been pregnant increases your risk of developing a goiter. Women are also more likely to develop goiters after menopause.

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