Goiter: Prevention and Complications

Prevention Tips

 The use of iodized table salt prevents most simple goiters.
Iodised salt

Watch Out

  • Noisy, high-pitched breathing
  • Flushed (red) face, and swollen neck veins

When to See Doctor

Consult a doctor if you
  • Cough often, or feel like you are choking
  • Your voice becomes hoarse or you have trouble swallowing
  • Have chest pain, or trouble breathing all of a sudden
  • Have swelling in the neck

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