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Thyroid gland

The thyroid is a soft bow-shaped gland which sits in the front of the neck, just below the Adam’s apple. Learn more about what they do and medical conditions related to them.

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Thyroid problems

Learn more from trusted sources about the different types of thyroid problem, including hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism and thyroid cancer.

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Thyroid function tests

Thyroid function tests are used to check for thyroid problems. You can find out more about what is involved in the tests by reading our trusted partner content.

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Complications of thyroid problems

Thyroid problems can lead to many complications – like heart failure, nerve damage or infertility. Learn about the consequences of not treating these problems.

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Causes of thyroid problems

Trusted information about the common causes of thyroid problems, including autoimmune disease, certain medical treatments, and inflammation of the thyroid.

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Thyroid cancer

Trusted information about thyroid cancer, including what it is, common signs and symptoms, and treatment options.

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Thyroidectomy

A thyroidectomy is the removal of all or part of the thyroid gland. It may be performed if a person has thyroid cancer, or an enlarged or overactive thyroid.

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Goitre

A goitre is an enlarged or swollen thyroid gland, the butterfly-shaped gland at the base of your neck. Find out more about causes, symptoms and treatments of goitre.

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Hyperthyroidism

Trusted information about hyperthyroidism (sometimes called thyrotoxicosis) including what it is, common signs and symptoms, and treatment options.

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Hypothyroidism

Trusted information about hypothyroidism, including what it is, common signs and symptoms, and treatment options.

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Hashimoto's disease

Trusted information about Hashimoto's disease including what it is, causes, symptoms, diagnosis,treatment and link to trusted resources.

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