What do I do if I have swelling in the neck: Mumps, Lymph nodes, Goiter, Thyroid enlargement.


A person with neck swelling has enlargement of the soft tissues that covers the neck. A neck swelling can also occur as accumulation of fluid, lymph, or inflammatory, or tumor cells in an area under the skin of the neck. Clinically speaking swellings in the region of neck are of great importance as they notContinue reading “What do I do if I have swelling in the neck: Mumps, Lymph nodes, Goiter, Thyroid enlargement.”

How do I know I have Hypothyroidism: (Myxedema).


Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland is under-active (it is producing an insufficient amount of thyroid hormones). Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid disorder. Severe hypothyroidism can lead to a condition called myxedema, characterized by dry, thickened skin and coarse facial features. So Myxedema is also hypothyroidism but in its extreme form.Continue reading “How do I know I have Hypothyroidism: (Myxedema).”

How do I know I have Hyperthyroidism: (Grave’s disease or Toxic goiter)?


INTRODUCTION TO THE THYROID GLAND: All of us have a small gland in our necks called the Thyroid gland. Normally it is not visible and we cannot feel its presence inside us. It sits comfortably in its bed and does a lot of good to us through its excretions (hormone) which are synthesized by Iodine.Continue reading “How do I know I have Hyperthyroidism: (Grave’s disease or Toxic goiter)?”