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How do I manage my goiter symptoms on a daily basis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

If you are not currently taking medication to reduce the size of your goiter, monitor your symptoms. If swallowing or breathing becomes difficult, tell your doctor immediately. If you are taking medication to regulate your thyroid hormones and reduce the size of your goiter, be sure to follow your doctor's instructions. Also pay attention to the amount of iodine in your diet. Increasing your iodine intake may reduce the size of your goiter.

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